Montessori Activities, Preschool

Autumn Books featuring Diverse Children

We love reading books around here. Even more than that we love beautiful illustrations. Using our local library systems we have been able to read several books about Autumn featuring diverse children. If you know me, you know I’m serious about representation in literature. It is so important that children see others that look like them in their environment and…

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Mama, Montessori Activities

Counting Activity: Using clothespins

If your child is in a “sensitive period” for learning numbers I hope you find this post a helpful resource. Sonny is thrilled to learn about numbers. He’s been counting for a while, but he has not associated quantities with written numbers as of yet. There were two activities on his math shelf that are designed to associate written numbers…

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Mama, Montessori Activities

Engaging way to count and order numbers

Sonny has recently become infatuated with numbers. In the Montessori method of teaching this is known as a “sensitive period”. He is interested in a subject and this is the ideal time to present him with the information that he craves and needs to fulfill his desire to learn about numbers. Funny thing is this number work has been on…

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