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Montessori Home School Record Keeping

Montessori Home School Record Keeping

Before we officially started the 3-6 Montessori materials in our homeschool preschool I knew that I would need a spreadsheet to work from to track progress and lessons given. I was blessed to have a Montessori 3-6 Teacher share one with me but it quickly 

2020-2021 Year in Review

2020-2021 Year in Review

I can’t believe it is already time to put together our Year in Review! We have had so much fun this year. We wrapped up our first full year in the 3-6 Montessori materials officially this past March and I am putting the finishing touches 

Personal Timeline – History and Fun all in one!

Personal Timeline – History and Fun all in one!

This past Monday we did our daughter’s annual Walk Around the Sun. When we did, we also chose to do her personal timeline as well. We used four blank pieces of paper, painter’s tape, pictures from 0-4 and then some extra pictures from the last 

Walk Around the Sun: A Montessori Birthday Celebration

Walk Around the Sun: A Montessori Birthday Celebration

Yesterday we did our annual Walk around the Sun for our oldest daughter. This is a fun Montessori birthday celebration that emphasizes the passage of time and celebrates the life of the child. It’s a great cultural lesson that covers history and science concepts. It’s 

Continent Boxes – Animals

Continent Boxes – Animals

We are prepping for our continent boxes over here PLUS we have a birthday coming up AND our oldest LOVES Schleich animals and recently asked to add them to her list. so I am getting organized and thought I’d share the love for those that 

DIY Montessori Cards and Counters

DIY Montessori Cards and Counters

We have not yet started the Montessori 3-6 Math Materials in our home but we LOVE counting so I have included DIY Montessori Cards and Counters on the shelf on and off. The counters are popular (for a bit!) but not the cards. We are 

Montessori Homeschool Curriculum for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners

Montessori Homeschool Curriculum for Preschoolers & Kindergarteners

This post may contain affiliate links. See my disclosure. We are officially turning in our first portfolio for homeschool this year! I am early, but I want to ensure that I am tracking well for the entire 3-6 classroom (aka Preschool + Kindergarten and honestly 

How to use the Montessori Annual Cycle Mat

How to use the Montessori Annual Cycle Mat

We have absolutely LOVED our Montessori Annual Cycle Mat in our Montessori homeschool. It is SO fun and versatile. We have reached for it with each change of season, with our annual walk around the sun, (We started this tradition in our home last year 

Gentle Detox/Clease

Gentle Detox/Clease

Quick note on quality and approach to using essential oils. Not all oils are created equal. If it doesn’t have a supplement label on it, it doesn’t go in your body. Some brands of oils are like your average smell good candles. Full of toxic 

The Importance of Practical Life

The Importance of Practical Life

The exercises of Practical Life are formative activities, a work of adaptation to the environment. Such adaptation to the environment and efficient functioning therein is the very essence of a useful education. – Maria Montessori Practical Life prepares the child for independence, builds confidence and