Geography

International Kid Chef – Culinary Montessori Activity with Dough

Introduce your kids to international cuisine with this game where they become International Chefs and have to use their creativity (and dough!) to cook different foods from around the world. Free Printable Menu guide and paper Chef’s hat included. This post is a guest piece by Kids Activities Designer Rodrigo Macias. What do you need? …

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Learning About Land And Water Formations – Montessori Outdoor Explorations

Nature is a wonderful and inspirational source of learning opportunities no matter where you choose to explore it. Children are free to learn and discover outdoors at their own pace, which normally requires a great deal of movement.   As you probably know, learning and movement are closely intertwined. We do lots of outdoor explorations with hands-on activities. …

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Children of the World Multicultural Activities for Children

Each culture carries an incredibly rich palette of colors and gorgeous patterns represented in their traditional costumes. Children love learning about different traditions all over the world and find out what makes them so unique and special. Can you imagine a Montessori classroom without a continent study unit? Impossible. Well, besides being an essential part …

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Australia Themed Free Printables

Australia-themed printables will help you to organise fun and educational activities for kids. Australia day is just around the corner – it is a perfect time to stock up on great resources. Children will love learning about animals, culture, the geography of the land Down Under with these amazing freebies! Check out great Australian materials. …

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Montessori Focus: Land, Water, Air Activity

Today I am going to share with you one of the classic Geography lesson setups in the Montessori classroom for preschool children. It is a fun, hands-on Geography lesson that will help the child understand the concept of land, water, and air. After presenting Sandpaper Globe (1), which helps the child to develop a concept …

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Australian Aboriginal Dot Painting for Children and Art Resources

Australian cultural heritage that is passed on for thousands of years by its Indigenous people is very authentic, deeply rooted, and represents all the beauty and tranquillity that nature so generously provides. I found that there is a lot for children to learn about Visual Art through the world of Aboriginal art. It does not …

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South America – Free Educational Printables. Resources for the Montessori Classroom

South America is a fascinating topic of study for children. South American culture and traditions are so vibrant and offer excellent opportunities for exploring and investigating. It’s a gorgeous region of the Earth and has incredible treasures to discover. I know from my experience when working in the classroom that it takes a long time …

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Asia – Free Printables. Resources for the Montessori Classroom

Here you will find a list of Asia Resources – free printable colouring pages and learning activities. These are great for the Montessori Classroom for early childhood learners. Asian Coloring Pages 1 and Asian Coloring Pages 2 by Color Pages for Mom – gorgeous, authentic culture pictures for coloring Asia Coloring Pages by Coloring.WS – …

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Teaching about Europe in the Montessori Classroom

In our Montessori Centre in Australia, we invite children to take amazing journeys to different lands and cultures. This term children are learning about Europe.  Flag Colouring Activity   You can find great free flag colouring sheets and animal cards here. Here is a great resource for making your own flag printables. Painting Countries of Europe Activity  National …

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Teaching Geography in the Montessori Classroom

In our Montessori classroom, the children learn about our world, space, planets, continents, land and water forms, etc. Here are a few activities we offer to spark children’s curiosity.    Compass activity. After demonstrating a three-part lesson on parts of the world -North, South, East, and West, we engage the children in fun activity incorporating …

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