Child Development Period Birth To Six

Many parents, during this early stage, focus on teaching colors, vocabulary and even teaching their children how to read, which are all important things. The only problem is, sometimes we forget about the practical life lessons that will help give our children the tools they need to become self-sufficient, independent children. It’s easy to overlook…

Farm Animals For All Ages

We have fun learning about farm animals. It’s a great subject that can span many different ages. Here are some ideas for different age ranges, but try not to get caught up in the age and focus on your child’s personal development. Each child develops different skills in varying order and time. And that’s one…

As promised

Ta-da-da-da!!!!  It feels so good to mark off #51 Finish the school room remodel off my list.  After we were done, I wanted to sleep on the school room floor to soak in the spoils of our efforts.  Does everyone remember what it looked like before? More individual posts to come.  Heading off to relax after all the hard work.

Diy Childs Desk

Here’s another sneak peek into our never-ending school room remodel. I never found a child size desk that fit my long list of requirements. It had to have clean lines, a great balance of neutral and bright colors, it needed to be mobile, have storage and be big enough for the boys to work without…

Knobless Cylinders

Montessori materials are incredibly beautiful in their simple design. It’s easy to see why children are drawn to them. Kids and their friend are more interested in the classroom than the hundreds of toys in the room. It amazes me to see a child’s natural desire to learn and I enjoy sharing our Montessori works…

Farm Animal Families

Happy Friday Everyone! Celebrating the end of the school week with a new Farm Animal Families work. Wasn’t able to find free 3-part Nomenclature cards and the ones we found for sale weren’t worth the $18. Including the cards in this post, but there isn’t anything fancy about them. What they will do, is save…

Best Artist In The Ocean

It isn’t surprising that so many artists find inspiration in nature. Sea Life, in particular, is very inspiring. There’s something mysterious behind the color, movement and shape of sea creatures. Today we read the book, I’m the Best Artist in the Ocean, which is a fun way to teach different art styles. The main character…