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Bird Unit 2022

Bird Unit 2022

Quick note: post is a work in progress. Will add pictures and do one more edit soon. Published to make sharing resources easier. This unit grew into a month long unit… part of this is because I planned one last year that we didn’t fully 

Raising a Montessori Baby

Raising a Montessori Baby

We just welcomed our third Montessori baby into our home. In fact, he is one week old as of yesterday! I decided a post about how to raise a Monti baby was long overdue. Plus I am over here trying to organize my chaos so 

2022/2023 Academic Outline

2022/2023 Academic Outline

I can’t believe it is already time for our final year of 3-6 with Little Miss! PLUS my Tot is going to be moving into the 3-6 Classroom this year. *Sigh* Time truly flies. It has been such a blessing to be apart of my 

2021-2022 Year in Review

2021-2022 Year in Review

We are wrapping up our school year at the end of April this year… kind of crazy but at this point we have already done 183 school days so we have had PLENTY of opportunity to get in all we need to in our second 

Six Weeks Detailed Lesson Plan Summer I

Six Weeks Detailed Lesson Plan Summer I

If you can’t tell… I am loving the six weeks detailed lesson plan approach! I do my yearly outline and track progress in my digital portfolio/tracker BUT this truly has been a game changer. I am almost a year in to doing this approach and 

Valentine Mini!

Valentine Mini!

Initially I had planned to do a few little Valentine themed works but I found so many cute ideas that we had a full blown mini unit on our hands! We have had fun this week. We had Valentine themed works for math, writing, sewing, 

Dental Unit

Dental Unit

This is a part of our My Body Unit series that we are doing throughout the rest of this year and maybe into next year. I am going to sprinkle it in and just follow the child. Since this month is National Children’s Dental Health 

Six Weeks Detailed Lesson Plan February/March 2020

Six Weeks Detailed Lesson Plan February/March 2020

Update: I felt I was slowing down the math sequence a bit. I reached out to the creator of my main album for 6-12 (overlaps with 3-6), Pilar Brewley and have added sessions (one time that you sit and do work with the child – 

Penguin Unit

Penguin Unit

As a part of our Antarctica Continent Study we learned about penguins (along with other animals). This was VERY much of interest to the girls so it grew into its own unit. They had so much fun acting like penguins, reading about penguins, watching penguins… 

Antarctica Unit

Antarctica Unit

This is our second continent study of the year. We are loving exploring our world together. In this one we grabbed the Waseca Biome 3-Part Cards and explored different aspects of the continent itself. Our daughters were very into penguins and we did a whole