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Iris Life Cycle – Montessori Inspired Activity

I love nature as a major part of my learning activities. I try to promote this when I’m creating or implementing learning activities for my girls. For our France Unit Study, I wanted to focus on the Iris as our … Continue reading Iris Life Cycle – Montessori Inspired Activity

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Jamaica Unit Study: Run like Usain Bolt [Gross Motor Activity]

Usain St Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. He is a world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay, and considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time. As part of our … Continue reading Jamaica Unit Study: Run like Usain Bolt [Gross Motor Activity]

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England Unit: Stonehenge Diorama from Sand Playdough (Recipe Included!)

I learn best when I’m actively participating in creating something – I have a sneaky feeling my daughter is too. When we visited London seven years ago, my husband and I took a day trip to Stonehenge – the iconic … Continue reading England Unit: Stonehenge Diorama from Sand Playdough (Recipe Included!)

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STEM Activity: Balloon Powered Japanese Bullet Train

The Shinkansen or “Bullet Train” is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan. Initially, it was built to connect distant Japanese regions with Tokyo, the capital, in order to aid economic growth and development. Today the network has expanded … Continue reading STEM Activity: Balloon Powered Japanese Bullet Train

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Montessori Pumpkin Life Cycle *FREE PRINTABLE*

I don’t adhere to one specific methodology of education, but I am inspired by several educational theories including Montessori, Waldorf and STEM/STEAM Education. I was trying to find some autumn-themed activities for my preschooler and decided to make a Montessori … Continue reading Montessori Pumpkin Life Cycle *FREE PRINTABLE*