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Looking for some ideas for your Montessori 4-year-old at home? Here's a detailed look at what Montessori-inspired materials and activities are currently available to our preschooler.

Montessori Shelf Activities for 4-Year-Olds

If you’re looking for Montessori shelf activities and ideas for preschoolers, here’s a detailed look at what’s currently on our 4-year-old’s work shelf along with some other learning materials we keep available to her in our Montessori-inspired homeschool room. DISCLOSURE: THIS POST CONTAINS AFFILIATE LINKS AT NO COST TO YOU. THIS MEANS I MAY RECEIVE …

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Use these Montessori-inspired hands-on learning materials and activities to have some fun exploring money math with your kids.

Counting Coins: Money Math Activities for Kids

Are your kids ready to start learning about money or could they use additional practice counting coins? Build number sense and strengthen early math skills by challenging kids to learn how to identify and count coins. This printable Montessori-inspired bundle includes everything you need to give your kids a basic introduction to U.S. coins as …

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Curriculum Resources: A Detailed Look into Our Montessori-Inspired Homeschooling Plan for Lower Elementary

In this post I hope to outline some of the resources our family will be using over the coming years as we begin our Montessori-inspired lower elementary studies. Our oldest daughter is currently 6 years old and, if she were going to traditional school, would be entering the first grade this fall. One of the …

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Handicrafts for Kids: A Collection of Useful + Creative Projects

Whether you’re already doing handicrafts with your kids at home or are just getting started, here’s a list of some fun, practical, and creative project ideas that children are sure to love! HAND SEWING Sewing by hand is one of the first handicrafts I introduce to my children, usually between the ages of 2-3 depending …

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Homeschooling Under Pressure? 13 Powerful Ways to Ensure Kids Thrive When Things Get Complicated

Are you a parent or a caregiver unexpectedly homeschooling your children now? Amidst the general uncertainty, it can be doubly stressful thinking about how to educate children at home while also simultaneously keeping up with your own work responsibilities. Anxieties are high, and our children are sure to pick up on them. The absolute best …

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Do you enjoy cooking with your children? Or maybe you’d like to start but aren’t sure where to begin? Here are more than 30 fabulous children’s books that are sure to inspire you and your children to prepare a delicious meal together! #foodpreparation #kidsinthekitchen #childrensbooks #montessori #montessoriathome #practicallife #cookingwithkids

30+ Best Picture Books to Inspire Cooking with Kids

Do you enjoy cooking with your children? Or maybe you’d like to start but aren’t sure where to begin? Getting kids involved in the kitchen provides a myriad of benefits: It’s a language-rich environment that will boost your child’s vocabulary and increase other literacy skills, including print awareness and building narratives. Reading and following recipes …

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