Montessori (Page 2)

If you follow me on Instagram (@_StarLitDay_) you’ll know that I’ve been posting a ton about the Montessori Equivalence Frames. This set of material introduces geometric concepts of congruence, similarity, and equivalence. It provides sensorial introductions to the Pythagorean Theorem, and also sensorial introduction to formulae for area of differentContinue Reading

Sandpaper letters are essential Montessori material for the Primary student. The letters give visual and tactile input – auditory too when combined with a teacher or student sounding out the letter. Today I’m going to show you how to make really fun, better than the original, glitter letters using aContinue Reading

One of the wonderful things about Montessori education is the emphasis on global awareness right from the Primary level. Three to six year old students work with puzzle maps, experience festivals from around the world, and explore continent boxes. Second plane students continue their geography study in a hands onContinue Reading

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

We’ve been having some fun with a mini-geology unit lately. We didn’t dive in deep to any particular area, but tried to briefly touch upon several different areas of geology. A little sample of everything to hopefully spark some interest when COVID calms down a bit and we can goContinue Reading

I used free printable Pink, Blue, and Green reading series materials from The Helpful Garden with both my girls when they were learning to read. Her blog posts are SO helpful and walk you through all the different steps and why they are important. That being said, I printed whatContinue 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