Jolly Spring Sheep Craft

Spring is often associated with blooming flowers, caterpillar metamorphosis, baby birds, and for many it means pollen. Sheep are fluffy meanings of spring, too, and for a variety of reasons. Metaphorically, they can be viewed as a symbol of rebirth, the Ultimate higher power watching over his flock, innocent aspects of oneself and of children, …

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Punkee Says: Unicorn on a Roll

Unicorn on a Roll By: Dana Simpson The magical friendship of Phoebe and her best friend, unicorn Marigold Heavenly Nostrils, is back in this second adventure of a girl and her mythical creature! One year has passed since Phoebe skipped a rock across a pond, accidentally hit a unicorn in the face, and was granted …

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Unicorn and Gems – Basic Multiplication

The unicorns of Gemland were huge collectors of gems. They needed them to survive, as mentioned in my¬†unicorn and gems division lesson. They were getting SO MANY donations that they needed to start organizing them into rows. The unicorns found that it was easier to do this if they practiced their multiplication skills, and they …

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How to Draw a Jellyfish

In Parts of a Jellyfish – Nomenclature Cards, we learned about the anatomy of a jellyfish with the intention of gaining more respect for this beautiful, free-flowing (but sometimes painful) creature. We used The Montessori Company’s beautifully illustrated cards, which can be found HERE. Jellyfish have also been depicted in tons of different kinds of …

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Parts of a Jellyfish

Hello, Mr. Jellyfish. You are quite a mystery… do you have a brain? A heart? Eyes to see who you’re free-floating into? I think you’re a pretty fascinating creature, but your long stringy things sure do sting. I’m curious to learn more about you so that I can respect you more… because you are one …

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Affirmations for Kids and Teens

I never understood how much¬†fear, anxiety, and low self-esteem pervades our youth until I started teaching. I had my own personal confidence issues growing up, but I didn’t realize how globalized self-doubt actually was. When I started doing yoga at the turn of the millennia I came across this really “bizarre” concept – daily affirmations… …

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