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My 5.5 year old just spent an hour working on adjectives. Incredible, right? Only if you’re picturing a lecture, a workbook, and lots of writing. Of course, that’s not what happened. We are learning grammar through the Montessori philosophy. Now, I’ll admit, Daisy is a little young for this particularContinue Reading

Who doesn’t love a good look around someone else’s house? 😉 We’ve had a set of “Montessori shelves” in our dining room since my oldest was about 18 months old. The shelves have been through preschool iterations, and back in about February I finally took most of the work offContinue Reading

I’ve just uploaded a new product to my Etsy Store! In a Montessori environment, students are encouraged to come up with their own equations to practice math operations. However, sometimes inspiration just isn’t hitting. Especially in the case of division, it is hard for children to come up with equationsContinue Reading

Metal Insets are part of the primary (3-6 year old) Montessori language curriculum. By learning to trace both the outside of the blue shape and the inside of the pink frame, primary students practice all the motions needed for writing.Continue Reading