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Fall Activities For Kids

Fall is a perfect time for children of preschool and kindergarten ages to get introduced to the earthy color palette, observe changes that take during this transition in seasons whilst they work on polishing their numeracy, literacy, and fine motor skills. One of the great advantages for children who grow up in Montessori inspired environment …

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DIY Math Materials For Kindergarten - Learning Teens and Tens with Hands-on Activities

DIY Math Materials For Kindergarten – Learning Teen Numbers and Tens with Hands-on Activities

Math games, kinesthetic materials, and hands-on experiences are the best way to introduce children to the world of abstract mathematical concepts. At the age of 4 and 5 children often start to show great interest in exploring numbers and quantities in everyday life. Maria Montessori developed a sequence of presentations and materials that help children …

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Flags of Africa – Geography Activity for Kindergarten Children

Sometimes parents and teachers are left puzzled because their young preschool and kindergarten-age children refuse to pick up a pencil and show no interest in drawing or coloring. And as we know these two fine motor activities are very important as they prepare children for writing and indirectly benefit brain development in a major way. …

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Africa – Map And Pin Flags – Learning Activity

DIY Africa Map and Pin Flags – Hands-on Geography Activity

From early years children learn the basics of the world with Geography lessons. They are encouraged to explore the seven continents, each individual continent’s geographical location on the world map, learn about flora and fauna, cultural traditions, cuisine, and history. Learning the names and positions of different countries around the world on a map does …

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Hands-on Learning Activities Montessori Inspired

Montessori inspired learning activities and educational games for 5-year-old children

Classroom shelf arrangements with learning activities and games for five-year-olds are as unique as a child’s or group of children’s interests present to be. But many Montessori-minded environment setups are guided by the same principles and ideas. Children are invited to work with activities that are inviting and engaging stimulate their senses are open-ended help …

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DIY Learning Hands-On Activities for 3-Year-Olds

Montessori has the ultimate scientifically-based way to address children’s development. At the young age of three, we often can observe common threads and windows of opportunity that a child’s behavior displays – sensitive periods. Sensitive Periods It is always wise to refer to those sensitive periods when we plan to organize a learning environment for …

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Outdoor and Nature-Based Learning Activities for Children

In this post, I share learning activities children can do outdoors in nature. I explain what to bring and write about practical ways you can implement learning in nature. Learning outdoors undoubtedly has many benefits. There are plenty of instances of deep hands-on exploration that take place outdoors when children simultaneously can engage in practical …

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Dinosaur Montessori Inspired Activities and Printables

Preschool Activity Prefilled Planner has inspired me to create learning activity packs for children that are centered around topics children often find fascinating. The very first pack that I designed introduces preschool and kindergarten aged children to the world of prehistoric creatures – dinosaurs. 

December Themed Christmas and Winter Holidays Activities – Busy Book and Learning Mats

A busy book is a great way to prepare learning activities for preschool children when you don’t have much time on your hands. With the help of a busy book, children will practice fine motor, counting, recognizing numbers, simple addition. Activities will also help to improve important cognitive functions, logical thinking, and concentration. The beauty …

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Montessori Flower Arranging Lessons for Children. Activities, Materials. Tips for Toddlers & Preschoolers

Maria Montessori is famous for implementing practical life lessons in children. These are the first things toddlers and preschoolers learn in their early years. Such activities serve as a bridge between the home and school environment. Each step of the practical life lessons fulfills the child’s intrinsic desire to imitate adults and adapt their behavior. …

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