40+ Montessori-Inspired Practical Life Activities for Infants and Toddlers
“When a child is given a little leeway, he will at once shout, ‘I want to do it!’ But in our schools, which have an environment adapted to children’s needs, they say, ̵…
Seasonal Scissor Fun
For those of you who have children who love to cut with scissors, I've got some ideas for you! Starting with the one pictured here: Cutting...
Food Preparations That A 3 Year Old Can Do
Pinay Homeschooler is a blog that shares homeschool and afterschool activity of kids from babies to elementary level.
Montessori-inspired activities (age 3-5)
Here is what we have been up to in our Montessori Classroom this week. This activity is an extension to the Sea World theme. Children are encouraged to draw shells from observation. There is a
6 Practical Life Skills Kitchen Activities - Mama's Happy Hive
These 6 practical life skills kitchen activities are part of the 12 Months of Montessori Learning series brought to you by ten amazing Montessori bloggers!
Practical Life with a garden theme
Two garden-themed practical life activities that are on my shelves right now are miniature flower arranging and transferring flower petals. I found a cheese shaker at the dollar store which was perfect for a little flower arranging work. I placed...
Montessori Practical Life Lesson: Dry Pouring
Montessori Practical Life Lesson for Dry Pouring, why and how to present pouring rice to kids, part of a series of Montessori Practical Life Lessons
Practical Life: Grating Soap ⋆ Sugar, Spice and Glitter
Montessori Practical Life Lesson for Grating Soap, a great kitchen preparation activity that also can be used to make clean mud or homemade detergent!
Montessori Inspired Towel Folding Activity | Stir The Wonder
Teaching toddlers and preschoolers to fold towels is a simple practical life skill they can easily learn with a Montessori Inspired Towel Folding Activity.
montessori practical life spooning extensions
Preparation: Jars & lids, pouring, using a funnel, and spooning. Materials: tray, bottles or vessels that in order to fill will require a funnel, a small funnel that will fit small grains, a small measuring spoon, a jar to hold the contents of the material being transferred (I always use quinuoa) and a small container to hold tools when not in use. Gauge the interest and readiness of the child. Can they open a jar? Can they spoon? Can they repeat multiple steps? Retrieve the material from…