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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...

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!  ...

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Our Helping Hands Toolbox which focuses on Practical Life activities, which are so important for a child’s development.

Building and Blocks

Building and Blocks

This Toolbox is packed with activities straight from the Montessori classroom: practical life, sensorial, and language. Your child will love making their own car, building a fort, and working with real tools.

Delicious Discoveries

Delicious Discoveries

With this Toolbox, your child will be able to explore spices, refine their sense of smell, and begin to help in the kitchen!

Dinosaur Discovery

Dinosaur Discovery

Your child will feel like a paleontologist while they study a real dinosaur bone, excavate a model dinosaur, and make their own fossils!