Montessori Inspired Creation Unit – Day 3

Montessori Inspired Creation Unit – Day 3

This is the third week of our Montessori Inspired Days of Creation Unit. Each week we focus on a different day of creation over 8 weeks. On the final week, we are focusing on the overall story/story sequencing. This allows us to focus on and 

Montessori or Not?

Montessori or Not?

What sets a Montessori activity for children apart from any other activity? There are seven principles that need to be taken into consideration when planning a Montessori activity for any age. These principles allow for truly child-led learning that enables us to follow the core 

Montessori Homeschool Materials to Start the 3-6 Classroom

Montessori Homeschool Materials to Start the 3-6 Classroom

As I was looking at my list for items needed for the 2020/2021 school year, I realized that this information might be helpful to others. Especially since there are so many new homeschoolers this year! When we decided to homeschool Montessori Primary (aka 3-6 or 

2020/2021 School Year Outline Montessori 3-6

2020/2021 School Year Outline Montessori 3-6

If you can’t tell, I am DEEP into planning mode. I’ve reflected on last year’s school year, shared my planning process plus resources for preparing to teach AND I’ve planned my themes. Now I have gotten my outline ready for the school year and I 

2020/2021 Themes for our 3-6 Montessori Homeschool

2020/2021 Themes for our 3-6 Montessori Homeschool

I am a HUGE planner and (at this time) I put together my own curriculum (outside of the traditional Montessori scope and sequence of materials.) It allows us to follow the child’s interest and introduce new things intentionally and follow the interest deeper when it 

My Yearly Planning Process for Montessori Littles

My Yearly Planning Process for Montessori Littles

It is no secret that I am a HUGE planner. I love to plan. Dream. Envision. It’s my happy place. I actually have to be disciplined about not planning too much–ha! I know that this is not everyone’s strong suit and that it can be 

Preparing to Teach Montessori 3-6 at Home

Preparing to Teach Montessori 3-6 at Home

Round up post! All the things you need to get started teaching your 3-6 year old at home this school year. As I begin planning for the 2020/2021 school year I am full of excitement. I’ve been planning to homeschool–even before the pandemic yet I 

2019-2020 Year in Review

2019-2020 Year in Review

This year we wrapped up “tot school” for our oldest and began the 3-6 materials. It was a fun and exciting year (and I am already planning for the next school year!) Here’s a look at what we did from August 2019-June 2020. Before I