To You Who are Concerned

#MontessoriOn #PreparedAdultFirst

Communicating I'm concerned by starting with saying exactly that--and some of my observations about using this phrase

Keep it Under Control of Error

#MontessoriOn #PreparedAdultFirst

How we can keep our calm and keep things (most importantly ourselves) under control with this Montessori tool

I Can’t Say “I Can’t Let You”

#MontessoriOn #PreparedAdultFirst

My discomfort with a famous recommended parenting phrase and the alternative I use instead when something needs to be stopped

When I’m Mad

#PreparedAdultFirst

4 steps I try to take to help me get through challenging moments. And some things on our Peace Table.

Math Letters

#TheChildsMethod

Math word problems (printable) and Montessori Math stories--The Four Strange Brothers and our own extension

Poem Puzzles

#PreparedAdultFirst #TheChildsMethod

A work to help remember poems; and Montessori principles to consider when making materials

Square Numbers

#MontessoriOn #TheChildsMethod

Square numbers and motivation when feeling like we're back to square one

More Than A Peeling

#MontessoriOn #ThePlanIsToPlant

A simple, but purposeful Practical Life work for children using banana peels

Free Fertilizer Tea

#MontessoriOn #ThePlanIsToPlant

Making nitrogen-rich fertilizer tea using weeds we pull out from the garden

No-Cost Montessori

#MontessoriOn #PreparedAdultFirst

How to start Montessori as in right now or how to Montessori On

Popped Balloon Art

#MontessoriOn

What we did to balloons we saw at a big birthday party we were invited to

Mama, Moon

#MontessoriOn

The beginnings of her fascination with the moon, spacecrafts, and astronauts.

Bona Fide Bones

#MontessoriOn

For a child fascinated with bones, these are some interesting treasures.

Clocks and Rhythm

#PreparedAdultFirst

The different clocks we have around the house and our daily rhythm at home

Tea and Poetry

#MontessoriOn

She loves serving drinks when we have visitors, so we're making fruit tea.

Cut-Out Cats

#MontessoriOn

Meeting Henri Matisse and exploring one of his art styles: Cut-Outs

No-Letters Alphabet Work

#MontessoriOn

Our first alphabet work did not have any letters at all. Here's what we did instead.