Fine Motor Friday: Put a Cork in It!
In case you needed an excuse to drink more wine… Save those wine corks! They have so many possibilities for uses in kids projects. All you need for this great fine motor activity are some win…
5-Minute Montessori Practical Life Lesson for the Spooning Exercise
Montessori Practical Life Lesson Plan for the Spooning Exercise and its variations, including how to teach preschool children how to use chopsticks.
I've really tried to focus on something unrelated to my Montessori life during this Christmas vacation - really, I have. The thing is, I can find something "Montessori" in just about anything! Such was the case when, in an attempt to clear my mind of all things Montessori-related, I revisited my old hobby of counted cross-stitching: Revisiting a favorite hobby - the beginnings of my latest endeavor... While enjoying the simple quietude of this pastime, it came to me... sewing drawers for the…
Cutting a Banana Montessori Practical Life Activity
Cutting a banana is a Montessori practical life activity and a simple lesson in food preparation for kids that can also encourage reading readiness.