Top 10 Calendars to teach the passage of time

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Time is an abstract concept that children find very difficult to get their heads around. It can be very frustrating for us parents too. Explaining when something is going to happen or how long they have to wait can be a real challenge, even…

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…

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 - 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…

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…

Montessori History: Teach the 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 lesson: Flowers

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The next lesson in our Montessori botany series is dedicated to flowers. The subjects 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…