Math (Page 2)

If you’ve spent even 5 minutes on this blog, you’ll know that I make most of our Montessori materials myself. I have a new product in my store – the Montessori Equivalence Materials SVG Files – and I thought I’d compare and contrast (with specific Cricut settings) four different materialContinue Reading

We’ve had a good few weeks since the New Year. Not every day is perfect of course, and not every piece of work hits home, but we’ve had quite a few threads of work that the girls have been enthusiastic about. Our new work plans are still working well. I’mContinue Reading

Oh wow! I just realized that I’ve never blogged about my Fraction Circles and Frames! How did I miss that? I LOVE my fraction circles and frames! I have ONE shelf in our dining room for Montessori math materials, so I just don’t have space to display the large insetContinue Reading

Last week I gave the impressionistic Hierarchical Material presentation to my kids and our homeschool buddies. The material consists of 7 solid shapes:– a small green cube representing one unit– a blue ten rod the size of 10 unit cubes in a line– a red hundred square the size ofContinue Reading

In my store, I have quite a selection of files to download and use with your Cricut machine. While each file is labeled with it’s most popular use, they can actually be used to make many different Montessori materials. Earlier this week someone posed a question on a Facebook group,Continue Reading

This week I tried something new. I tried to be more relaxed about when and where we did our work. It’s not easy! I like a plan, a checklist, and I like to just get on with things. But I want our homeschool to be relaxed, where the girls haveContinue Reading

Sticky

I am thrilled to announce another item in my Montessori Bead Cabinet range. This time, I’m calling it The Flat-Pack Bead Cabinet – which makes me giggle! You already seen my other Bead Cabinet options – Print Your Own Squares and Cubes and Cut Your Own Squares and Cubes –Continue Reading

Thank you for purchasing The Flat-Pack Bead Cabinet from StarLitDay! I know you’ll love it! This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a small commission, at no cost to you, if you make a purchase through a link. The videos below will help you assemble your Cubes,Continue Reading

Racks and Tubes or Test-Tube Division. A landmark elementary Montessori material. But with a price point starting at $150, and running up to $270 for a premium version, it’s not a material that’s easy to purchase for one or two homeschooling children – especially if you’re starting mid-way through yourContinue Reading

This week we dived into pyramids and mummies! We’d already covered a lot of information about mummies though our mythology reading – it’s hard to talk about Ancient Egypt without talking about mummies! Our read aloud at the beginning of the week focused on pyramids, but we talked a lotContinue Reading