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Spring Activities for Active Toddlers

My nearly-two toddler is all about sensory play and being OUTSIDE, which means it’s almost time for the best part of the year for both of these activities: Spring! I’m looking forward to all the typical tasks: blowing bubbles, coloring with chalk, hanging at the playground but I want to also do some intentional tasks […]


DIY Tabletop Horseshoe Game

This is a funĀ and simple horseshoe game that is easy to craft with your kids. They’ll want to play this long after St. Patrick’s Day is over!

Matching socks at How we Montessori

Easy Montessori Matching and Sorting Activities

These are four really easy Montessori activities for toddlers using everyday household items. These are nice ways to keep a child busy and working with their hands! Above is sock matching. The child could do this with socks while you are folding the laundry. Matching could also be done with mittens or with shoes. Sorting […]

Montessori Parts of a Flower at Hello Bee

Montessori Parts of a Flower Activity

This is a gorgeous Montessori activity that allows the child to explore and learn about flowers. I have collected a range of flowers and presented them with a magnifying glass. My four year old son and I looked at them, smelled them and we decided to dissect them!


Fighting Cabin Fever with a One Year Old

We, like the entire Eastern seaboard of the United States, just got a TON of snow. We, like many of you, were so excited to play in said snow with our kid. Snow angels! Snowballs! Hours of fun which would result in record-breaking naps! Ha. This one year old thinks snow is cool and all, […]

Montessori Sink Float Activity

Two Easy Montessori Activities – Sink/Float and Magnetic/Non-Magnetic

Today I wanted to share with you two easy Montessori activities. Both of these activities explore scientific concepts including buoyancy (floatation) and magnetism. For these activities we have used only items we have around the house including: pinecones, sponge, feathers, wood piece, button, branch, metal screw, bull clip, small padlock, rock, mini wooden peg, paper […]


All Natural Homemade Play Dough

I have a confession to make. As much as I love the Earth and green living, one of the biggest motivations to going zero waste is because I’m lazy. It’s true. I’m a total homebody and I hate driving. Or going places. I may be the only mom blogger in America that can’t stand Target. […]

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