Category: Montessori Homeschool

Easy DIY Bone Identification Lesson

I bought this skeleton from Michael’s for under $10 last Halloween. Then I cut some card stock for labels. You could make it look even better by printing the words out on the card stock before cutting the labels. My daughter loves to play our “bone game!” Just present with the three part lesson and […]

3 Year Old Independently Hammers Nails

My daughter hammered nails outside by herself for about 20 minutes before I shot this video. Just a few weeks ago she was unable to start the nails or hammer them in independently, and now she can! I’m so proud of my little builder.

DIY Button Board

This button board was simple to make. You just need: 1) A board 2) Felt 3) Buttons 4) Sharp scissors & a sewing kit Simply sew the buttons onto a piece of felt the same size as your board. Then glue it onto the board with fabric or wood glue. Cut out shapes and cut […]

DIY Montessori Counting Activity

I recently created this Montessori counting activity for our Montessori inspired homeschool. I started with number stickers and card-stock. Laminated the number cards. Found these beautiful blue glass counters in our game closet, stuck them in a beautiful ceramic bowl. Put everything on a tray and voila! We now have a very popular counting work […]

Montessori at Home VIDEO: 2 1/2 year old whisks eggs

My daughter loves to help whisk our eggs in the morning!

Easy DIY Toddler Sink

This is our toddler sink. It was simple to set up and gets daily use. In fact, my 2 1/2 year old daughter often decides to independently wash her hands here. The height of your table or shelf is one of the most important things to ensure success. Also, keep the water level low enough […]

Winter Fun: Bean Bin!

Our Simple Inexpensive Bean Bin 1) Shallow plastic bin with lid 2) Lots of dried beans 3) Cups, pitchers, scoops, and bowls 4) Set it up on a chair 5) Put it away and take it out when you need some uninterrupted time in the kitchen.

I made my first doll!

That was SO MUCH FUN! I will definitely be making more dolls đŸ™‚

DIY Toddler Activity: Autumn Colors Felt Tree

Our Inexpensive Home Made Water Table

1) Put a towel underneath to catch any drips 2) Put on smocks 3) Get a shallow plastic bin 4) Fill with a few inches of water 5) Put it on a chair or low table that is easy to reach 6) Add measuring cups, spoons, funnels etc. 7) Remind children to keep the water […]