Tag: Montessori Homeschool

Six Weeks Detailed Lesson Plan for the New Year January 2022

Six Weeks Detailed Lesson Plan for the New Year January 2022

My last six weeks detailed lesson plan was for September and part of October. I did a little look ahead at what was coming for November & December and that was plenty to keep us going to wrap up 2021. Now that 2022 is here, 

What did we do all day: Homeschool, work cycles, and a look at what we actually did today

What did we do all day: Homeschool, work cycles, and a look at what we actually did today

I have talked about our rhythm a bit in a few posts but I have not done a post about what we actually do all day. Each day is a little different but our rhythm is the same. We hold space for the morning work 

Metal Insets + Extensions

Metal Insets + Extensions

I presented the metal insets just after the sandpaper letters to Little Miss. She was VERY ready to take the next step in learning to write. Prior to this, there is no formal training on writing. In Montessori we begin by preparing the hand to 

Sandpaper Letters + Games

Sandpaper Letters + Games

You guys. We are fully immersed in the sandpaper letters over here and I am SO glad we waited until further into the sound games progression before introducing them. Little Miss is fully ready whereas if we had just mastered the initial sound in a 

Pumpkin Fun + Phonological Awareness

Pumpkin Fun + Phonological Awareness

We have had such a fun fall season. The month of October we did quite a bit with our pumpkin theme. We actually started it the same day we did pumpkins at Forest School so that was a fun coincidence. At home we did a 

The Beauty of Year Round Homeschooling + Montessori

The Beauty of Year Round Homeschooling + Montessori

One of my favorite things about homeschooling year round is the flexibility to “do school” (if you will) when it makes sense for our family. One of my absolute favorite things about using the Montessori Method for our homeschool is that the prepared environment does 

Ocean Unit

Ocean Unit

This was supposed to be a mini unit…. how can you do a mini unit on oceans when there is so many fun things to explore and learn!?! Each unit this summer I have planned more and more for both girls instead of just my 

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 

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 

3-6 Materials For Year One In the Montessori Preschool

3-6 Materials For Year One In the Montessori Preschool

We just wrapped up our first year of the 3-6 Montessori Materials in our home. I am getting organized with our materials and planning for what’s to come in the next 6-12 months in our homeschool preschool. In our home, we need to spread out