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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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How to Foster Love of Learning Among Children – The Montessori Way

Children never stop learning. Naturally instilled curiosity and instincts to acquire fresh knowledge and sharpen their skills prompt children’s discoveries every single day. And it is up to us to help them navigate that process in today’s world without losing this spark and the love of learning on the way. In this guest post, Andrea …

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Place Value Mats, Task Cards, and Tracing Worksheets – Free Math Printable

Understanding place value is a fundamental skill that lays an important foundation for so many mathematical concepts. With place value, children learn to comprehend the number system and magnitude of numbers. This math printable includes place value mats for two, three, and four-digit numbers; task cards with tens, hundreds, and thousands, and three types of …

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New to Montessori Homeschooling?

When a family decides to take a route less traveled to homeschool their children the number of questions and choices you have to make is staggering and overwhelming. The list is never-ending – from what approach to take to how to manage household and expenses on one income, and of course, there is socialization. In fact, …

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Editable Teacher Planner

Keeping my teaching and planning organized always brought a sense of control and enabled to shift focus from curriculum goals and teaching agenda to one-on-one interactions with students on a more meaningful and deeper level. That allowed me to be present with the children and stay on top of classroom organization. You can’t overestimate the …

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Perfect Gifts for Curious Children to Foster Learning, Creativity and Independent Play

Are you looking for an ideal gift to satisfy the inquiring mind of your child? What makes a gift perfect? If it ignites a spark in the eyes, does a minimum for the child, requires the child to get active, helps them come up with creative ways to use the tools, hands-on – then it is …

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What is Montessori Education?

Montessori education was born out of passion.  It began with a story. A story of a young Italian woman who was under enormous pressure for no other reason but for merely being a woman.  Maria Montessori had a desire to pursue a medical career – at the time privilege was assigned only to men. At …

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How to Make a Vegetable Garden for Kids

Children love dirt! Gardening is a perfect excuse to get dirty! Ann Sanders of A Green Hand  shared her easy to implement step-by-step guide to creating a nourishing vegetable garden with your children. Gardening is one of the major part of Practical Life activities children learn to master in the Montessori environment. In addition to …

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Montessori Peace Corner – Powerful Way To Resolve Conflicts

Maria Montessori was a passionate advocate for fostering peace among people through the power of education and use it as a tool to eliminate war on the whole planet once and for all. “Peace is a goal that can only be attained through common accord, and the means to achieve this unity for peace are twofold: …

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