A Peek into Autumn

It looks like we’ve been busy (and we have), but in many ways we’ve slowed down to enjoy life. These past three or so weeks have been filled with celebrations of life. “ An observant child should be put in the way of things worth observing – Charlotte Mason We welcomed fall by making lots…

A peek into Owls & Other Adventures

Did you know there are over 155 kinds of owls? I didn’t. But that’s the beauty of this experience— I get to learn alongside the girls. Although we weren’t at home, we were still able to study an owls anatomy, dissect owl pellets, match “4-part cards,” and throw in some owl lacing too! Now that…

Curriculum: Poker Chips

Poker is on the agenda this week! Look out! McKinley’s going to be racking in the dough. $$ Category: Math I was surprised how much McKinley enjoyed this activity. It was extremely easy to create and provided her with a lot of entertainment. While she was having fun putting poker chips in a breadcrumb cylinder,…

Adventure Walks

We decided to go on an adventure walk a couple weeks ago as part of our learning series.   Curriculum: Exercise/Sensory/Science Supplies:  Weather appropriate clothes A bag for them to carry and collect things into Kids/Toddlers LOVE exploring and finding new exciting things outdoors.  The outdoors stimulate so many senses for them! We went to a…

Toddler Transfer

    Water Sponge Transfer. This Montessori toddler activity is really simple and informative! I classify this activity under “math/science.”  It teaches a bit of practical life, eye/hand coordination, and of course squeezing. Supplies:  2 bowls or Tupperware containers water Tray sponge Directions:  Set up water in one of the containers, and put both bowls…