Montessori (Page 5)

I did not plan to do the Great Lessons so early in the school year. I don’t think Funball got more that the First Lesson last school year, so when school closed in March, I jumped in and we did them all. Doing them again now seemed premature. I thoughtContinue Reading

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

When we began COVID homeschool in March, Funball was having a bit of a subtraction block. The kind of block that exclaims “I can’t do it!” – which of course proves the statement true. We talked a lot about needing more practice, growth mind set, not being able to doContinue 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

Welcome to Montessori Creations @ StarLitDay.com I’m Claire. Mum, business owner, dance teacher, Montessori enthusiast, and a potential homeschooler. As part of my business as the owner of a children’s arts education company, I’d been in and out of Montessori preschools for years and instantly fell in love with theContinue Reading