Category: DIY toddler activity

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 […]

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!

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.

DIY Toddler Activity: Autumn Colors Felt Tree

DIY Montessori Three Part Cards

In Montessori education, three part cards are used for all sorts of things. They can be used to teach a wide variety of information using a basic form that can be reproduced easily. Let me be clear here, three part cards are intended to be used with children who are reading. If your child isn’t […]

Montessori Inspired Plant Watering Activity

              Montessori Inspired Plant Watering Activity What you’ll need: A tray that you don’t mind getting wet A clear pitcher already filled with a small amount of water A hardy plant that needs a drink A nearby towel available for spills       Here my daughter discovers the […]

Easiest DIY Playscape Ever

What you’ll need: One Foam Board 5 sheets of 12×12 cardstock (4 green, 1 blue) A pair of scissors A gluestick A papercutter helps!     Just glue the green down first covering most of the board. Cut out your lake and/or river and glue everything down.         Add some animals and […]

First Sink and Float Activity

Julia’s first sink/float activity! I simply wrote sink and float at the top of a piece of card stock, drew a line down the center and then laminated it. Then I collected some items that sink and some that float. I poured the water into the bucket for her and she had a blast testing […]