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Mini Camping Unit

Mini Camping Unit

This was such a fun little unit. We decided to take the girls camping in the backyard this year! We have never been camping as a family (this was my first time ever too!) and Little Miss has been asking for a while so we 

Sunflower Unit

Sunflower Unit

I was in the beginning phases of planning a sunflower mini unit when I saw Green Urban Creative’s Summer Bundle. I had the urge to shift my summer plans…. but I decided to stick with the plans I already had and utilize the summer art 

Butterfly Unit Montessori Style

Butterfly Unit Montessori Style

This is our second year doing a butterfly unit. It has been such a popular work on our shelf for two years. I think we will build on this again in the future! Last year’s butterfly unit was quite fun. I had a butterfly mobile 

Fourth of July Mini Unit

Fourth of July Mini Unit

This was a last minute decision to jump into. I hadn’t originally planned to do a unit around this topic but I saw the cutest freebie from Green Urban Creative (you can still subscribe and grab it for next year from the freebie portfolio!) so 

Let’s Talk Sound Games

Let’s Talk Sound Games

Sound games are a part of the Pre-Reading activities that start the Early Writing and Reading Sequence in Montessori. They lay the ground work for reading and creating with words by working with what children already know (spoken language) and playing with the sounds that 

2021/2022 School Year Outline Montessori 3-6 + Tot School

2021/2022 School Year Outline Montessori 3-6 + Tot School

I have reflected on the last school year, fleshed our language sequence for early reading & writing, planned for the next six weeks in detail, outlined what materials we will need for the year, and now I am zooming back out again and looking at 

Bullet Journaling for the Montessori Homeschool

Bullet Journaling for the Montessori Homeschool

This last year I created our tracking tool for our Montessori Homeschool and really was able to utilize it well. It is perfect for most of our tracking.  It has a tab for each of the five main subjects, all the lessons (AMI heavy; Info 

Six Week Detailed Lesson Outline Montessori Homeschool Preschool (Montessori 3-6)

Six Week Detailed Lesson Outline Montessori Homeschool Preschool (Montessori 3-6)

I shifted a bit with my planning after then end of the 2020/2021 school year. There are two (unrelated) changes: embracing year round homeschooling (which I was basically already doing!) and prepping further in advance. Up until this point, for both “Tot School” and the 

Our Language Sequence for Early Writing & Reading

Our Language Sequence for Early Writing & Reading

Raising readers is a huge priority in our home. So far we LOVE reading together but we are not independently reading. We are still in the pre-reading stage in our home (our oldest is four). My biggest struggle in our Montessori language journey (so far) 

Planning for Year Two of the 3-6 Montessori Classroom at Home – Materials List

Planning for Year Two of the 3-6 Montessori Classroom at Home – Materials List

I am planning for our next school year in our Montessori Homeschool Preschool and I am making a game plan for which materials I will buy and which materials I will DIY. I thought others may benefit from my list so I’ve included it here