Mayan Temple Measuring Activity: Units of Measurement

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I like to include a variety of subjects into my learning activities and as my oldest is now in Pre-K, I want to put a small emphasis on basic mathematics. As part of our Guatemala Unit Study, I thought it would be fun to create a measuring activity in regards to the Mayan temples that … Continue reading Mayan Temple Measuring Activity: Units of Measurement

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Montessori-Inspired Leatherback Atlantic Puffin Learning Pack [FREE]

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This month we focused on the Atlantic Puffing as part of our Iceland Unit Study. I have been inspired by some of the amazing resources of creative parents and educators on social media and love to create some of these for my kiddos. My oldest is only three, so I try to keep a lot … Continue reading Montessori-Inspired Leatherback Atlantic Puffin Learning Pack [FREE]

Pirate Treasure Chest Counting / Simple Mathematics Activity

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As part of our Jamaica Unit Study I wanted to incorporate a Pirate themed activity as Port Royal, Jamaica was once a major pirate port centuries ago. I recognize that the romanced version of Pirates is very different than reality, but it is still a fun theme to lightly learn about with my kiddos. Part … Continue reading Pirate Treasure Chest Counting / Simple Mathematics Activity

Montessori-Inspired Leatherback Sea Turtle Life Cycle / Part Learning Pack [FREE]

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This month we focused on the Leatherback Sea Turtle as part of our Jamaica Unit Study. I have been inspired by some of the amazing resources of creative parents and educators on social media and love to create some of these for my kiddos. My oldest is only three, so I try to keep a … Continue reading Montessori-Inspired Leatherback Sea Turtle Life Cycle / Part Learning Pack [FREE]

Jamaica Unit Study: Giant Swallowtail Butterfly Reflection Activity

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My inspiration for this fantastic activity was a similar activity that was posted on the Keepers of the Cheerios Blog on Facebook - I decided to make it more specific to Papilio homerus, or the Jamaican swallowtail, is the largest butterfly in the Western Hemisphere. First I made a pattern that mimicked what this butterfly … Continue reading Jamaica Unit Study: Giant Swallowtail Butterfly Reflection Activity

Jamaica Unit Study: Interactive Foam Map [Geography]

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Jamaica is a Caribbean island nation, with lush topography of mountains, rainforests and reef-lined beaches. Many of its all-inclusive resorts are clustered in Montego Bay, with its British-colonial architecture, and Negril, known for its diving and snorkeling sites. Jamaica is famed as the birthplace of reggae music, and its capital Kingston is home to the … Continue reading Jamaica Unit Study: Interactive Foam Map [Geography]

England Unit: Tudor Rose Cootie Catcher

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Kids growing up in the 1980s and 1990s may remember what we called a Cootie Catcher, which was a origami design that fit over the fingers like a 4-fingered glove and one could manipulate it open and shut. Not sure where the inspiration hit, but thought this would be a perfect foundation to explain how … Continue reading England Unit: Tudor Rose Cootie Catcher

#TravelingThroughLearning – ENGLAND Unit!

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We started studying ENGLAND for the month of April, and honestly we could have spent a lot more time than one month because England has such a rich and diverse history because it's been around for so many years! My husband and I visited London back in 2012, as well as took a day-trip to … Continue reading #TravelingThroughLearning – ENGLAND Unit!

England Unit: Big Ben Clock Activity

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I love when certain activities just come together. One of London's more prominent landmark's is Big Ben (part of The Palace of Westminster), which refers to the tower, the clock and the bell but the name was first given to the Great Bell. I save random things around the house and thought a milk carton … Continue reading England Unit: Big Ben Clock Activity

Ireland Unit: Dublin Castle Model

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One of the things I like to do with our unit studies is make a model or diorama of a major landmark or place. In 2015 I visited Ireland and loved Dublin castle, and thought it would make a fun project for my oldest and I. First, we gathered some parts - I used a … Continue reading Ireland Unit: Dublin Castle Model