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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Preschool

Homemade Play Dough: Practice Mixing Colors

I enjoy play dough. I probably enjoy it more than most kids. In truth, I didn’t realize how obsessed I was until my husband had to instruct me to, “Stop buying play-dough for birthday presents, everybody doesn’t love it like you do.” I responded, “What do you mean everyone doesn’t love play-dough… of course they do!”. But, alas, everyone is…

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Preschool

Primary and Secondary Colors: color work for preschool

My guess is your preschooler already knows his primary and secondary colors. They can probably rattle them off and they may even know that secondary colors are formed by mixing primary colors. Sonny knows his colors, but he gets a kick out of pouring liquids and mixing colors, so we combined the two activities. This work is engaging for Sonny…

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