10 Tips on raising kids as entrepreneurial parents

Raising children as entrepreneurial parents is challenging, to say the least. Some would even say it's down-right loony! But that’s exactly what Pilar and I have set out to do. Juggling the duties of a business owner, marketer, blogger, and…

Montessori Zoology: a study of bees

Bees are truly amazing critters. Their existence is so vital to the eco-system of this planet and our food resources that our very survival is dependent on them. In this study of bees, I cover a full spectrum of exercises based on both scientific…

Montessori Astronomy - Learning the Constellations

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…

A Montessori Dinosaur Activities Guide

Exploring the world of Dinosaurs while implementing Montessori techniques is like taking a time machine back to an amazing and mysterious past when gigantic creatures roamed the Earth. Dinosaurs have fascinated scientists and children since…

Learn about World Landmarks with these Fun Facts

This is a guide to the most impressive and historical structures ever made by man from across the globe. It’s full of interesting information and fun facts which you can use as complementary material to the Montessori cultural geography lesson…

Montessori Botany: Flowers

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The next lesson in our Montessori botany series is dedicated to flowers. The subject of countless poems and stories the world over flowers have been admired since the dawn of man. They enchant with their beauty, sweet fragrance, and vibrant…

Montessori Botany: Seeds and the life cycle of a bean plant

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The hands-on, sensorial nature of Montessori botany, specifically gardening, was designed to get kids curious about life. Kids love to experiment and ask questions and this lesson about seeds and the life cycle of a bean plant invites them to…

How conventional schools can adopt a Montessori mindset

When my son finished his nursery school we had the luck of being able to choose from a variety of preschools in our town. Of course, he would need to be accepted or even put on a waiting list, but it's nice having a choice. Some were more modern,…