DIY Solar System Map

Seriously, who doesn’t love Astronomy? I’ve never met a kid who wasn’t fascinated with planets, stars, and the idea of outer space. This lesson has always been a huge hit in my classrooms, especially when we’re studying Cosmology – the first Great Lesson in a Montessori lower elementary classroom. This map was super easy to …

Gnome Division

Once upon a time there was a small village of gnomes who loved eating mushroom soup for breakfast. Winter was coming, so harvesting their prized, red and white mushrooms was necessary for their survival. The gnomes, donned in their purple and light blue capes and pointy hats, thrived on playing games to prepare themselves for …

Monster Burgers! Ahhh!

Who doesn’t love to eat monsters?? Especially around Halloween when you may find them lurking around your kitchen.  These monster burgers were so very simple, and even though the kids might not be interested in eating the eyeballs the rest of the burgers are a total treat! Even better, they’re miniature so they fit in …

How Waldorfish Helped Me To Be A Better Human

(This article is based on my own personal experience with Waldorfish Beginner’s Art Classes. I am not receiving compensation from my opinion.) I watched as the watercolor paper swayed back and forth, deeper into the shallow, water-filled bin. The water looked clear, cool, and so refreshing. The paper resisted at first, but then I could …

CLOSED – Montessori Services $50 Summer Giveaway!

What’s almost better than summer vacation? Another $50 Montessori Services/ For Small Hands Giveaway! Montessori Services – and their sister-site For Small Hands – has always been one of my favorite companies for educational and child-size materials for my classrooms and my own two kiddos. Remember my posts on the Zen Garden? The Banana Slicer? … …