Astronomy is a critical part of Montessori teaching. Learning about the universe and all the wonderful things in it will get your kids curious and excited to discover all its amazing wonders.

Fun facts of the planets

The cosmos is filled with many mysteries and astronomical phenomena. When we look to the stars it’s easy to wonder what lies beyond our present knowledge and for kids, it’s exactly the same. But the great thing is, thanks to newly developed…

Montessori Astronomy - The Moon

The moon is something in space that the kids can actually see, which makes this lesson all the more interesting for them. I remember being fascinated that there was something in the night sky that was so gigantic yet so close to the earth that…

Montessori Astronomy - A constellations activity guide

Gazing at the stars and creating constellations, or star patterns, has a rich and long tradition throughout history. This astrological practice dates as far back as the Babylonians or more than 3,000 years. The Greeks took it a step further…

Montessori Astronomy - Space and our solar system

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Space and our solar system have always been a favorite hobby of mine. Astronomy is one of those subjects in school which has unfortunately become very academic and difficult to fathom, especially for small children. Thankfully, there are many…