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Mad Scientist

Mad Scientist

Mad Scientist will allow your child will feel like a real scientist! It can be used to learn basic skills such as pouring and color mixing, and advanced skills such as volume and measurement.

Weaving Mat Printable

Weaving Mat Printable

Free Weaving Mat Printable (Click to Open) #learningthroughplay Weaving Activity inspired by our Kings, Queens, and Castles Toolbox Material: Weaving mat printable from MBM at the link below, ½ inch to 1-inch x 9-inch strips of wrapping paper or construction paper,...

Lacing Card Printable

Lacing Card Printable

  Gingerbead Lacing Card (Click to Open) Card Lacing to engage fine motor skills is inspired by our Constellation Lacing Cards from the Space Exploration Toolbox We’ve provided a free printable for your family! Card lacing is a great way to practice those fine...

Making Amazing Art with Dinosaur Bones

Making Amazing Art with Dinosaur Bones

The amazing world of dinosaur bones has become an endless supply of art for StoneCarver Ken Kolb who discusses dinosaur fossils with Montessori By Mom.

Shells and Starfish

Shells and Starfish

Shells and Starfish is a beautiful way to teach Montessori principles without having to spend all the time researching products and preparing lessons!

COVID 19 – Phrases That Help Kids Understand Social Distancing

COVID 19 – Phrases That Help Kids Understand Social Distancing

    I was teaching my girls to ride a bike earlier this week, when we spotted one of the neighbor boys scooting up our street. My 7-year-old asked, ‘Can we go say hi to him?’ ‘Can we, mom?’ my 5-year-old chimed in excitedly. A car was parked there, so I pointed at it...

Why is Early Learning So Important?

Why is Early Learning So Important?

Facilitating early childhood development is crucial for ensuring lifelong success and happiness for a kid. The brain is forming connections at a rapid pace – much faster than occurs during later childhood and adulthood. These connections form the foundation of a...

Movement And Motion

Movement And Motion

Our latest Toolbox has more than 30 activities: get the wiggles out indoors & outdoors. Plus, we go in depth into the Montessori approach to grammar.

Little Acts of Kindness

Little Acts of Kindness

I encourage you to show acts of kindness and love to others. You never know when a seemingly benign act will come back with tremendously uplifting results.

What Does Montessori Mean to You?

What Does Montessori Mean to You?

What Does Montessori Mean to You? Find helpful ideas on the Montessori environment, materials, and how to measure success in this wonderful post by Amanda!

Shoots and Sprouts

Shoots and Sprouts

We are excited to announce the third Montessori By Mom Toolbox, Shoots and Sprouts!

Art With Anything

Art With Anything

Art has a wide range of definitions and the creativity of teachers to create a unique art experience with anything is a true talent! I'm excited to share with you some real stories of teachers incorporating art with anything in their classrooms. Art With Anything...

The Montessori Red Flag

The Montessori Red Flag

Those who are new to the Montessori method dive deep into books and articles to find just the right level of knowledge to educate their children and set up a happy environment in their home. But as a trained Montessori teacher, I have a big Montessori red flag to...

Kings, Queens, & Castles

Kings, Queens, & Castles

The activities in this Montessori Toolbox were inspired by Europe of the past: its art, culture, and technology. Activities include stained glass, tapestry weaving & sewing, family crest sorting, a Montessori horse puzzle, and our simple machines kit!  ...