Lesson Ideas

U.S.A. Play! Celebrating Independence with Fun and Games

Jul 3, '24

As the fireworks light up the sky and we celebrate the birth of our nation, we want to wish you all a very Happy 4th of July! It's a time to come together with family and friends, enjoy BBQs, parades, and, of course, some engaging activities that make this day...

The Messy Magic of Summer Outdoor Activities

Jun 27, '24

Summer is here, and you know what that means—time for fun, mess, and outdoor adventures! There's nothing quite like spending a sunny day outside, getting your hands dirty, and creating fantastic memories. Spending time outside and engaging in messy play is more than just good, old-fashioned fun. It’s crucial for...

Furniture Fun in Montessori: Creating Spaces for Learning

Jun 13, '24

We’re back in the classroom this week, focusing on the prepared environment and the furniture that makes it all come together. Let's explore how these elements help our little learners thrive! Think of the prepared environment as the ultimate playground for curious minds. Dr. Maria Montessori designed it to spark...

Soft Spaces, Strong Minds: The Importance of Rugs in Montessori Classrooms

May 31, '24

Let's dive into a delightful and often overlooked element in Montessori classrooms: rugs! These cozy companions do more than just add a splash of color—they create a magical learning space. The soft, tactile feel of a rug underfoot adds a whole new sensory dimension to learning. It's like a gentle...