AMAZING website filled with creative ideas to do with young children. These will look familiar to Montessori kids. I know Izabella tried this when we visited one of the Montessori school here in Wichita.
Perfect for a child with a positioning or opening & closing schema: Open and Close activity - Montessori Toddler I just made a basket of these for Q. At 15 months twisting lids is a rewarding challenge.
button snake - fine motor activity for teaching buttoning skills (happy hooligans) what a great craft idea for camping trip . doesn't take up a lot of space and the toddlers love the twirly effect that the snake makes when done.