Holiday and Seasonal Crafts

A compilation of articles on Montessori holiday and seasonal crafts and activities.

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How to Have a Montessori Birthday Celebration

As an educational philosophy focused on collaborative play, hands-on learning, and self-directed activity, Montessori classrooms have a simple and unique way of celebrating children’s birthdays. In fact, the Montessori celebration of life is far from the birthday traditions we’re used to see or do each year. Below you can learn more about the Montessori birthday …

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10 Father’s Day Crafts For Toddlers and Preschoolers

Father’s Day is coming up and will be here before you know it. Now is the time to get started on those kids crafts.  Hopefully, you got some great Mother’s Day gifts and want to do something special in return. As a Preschool Teacher, I’ve had to come up with lots of Father’s Day crafts …

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Planting a Butterfly Garden: An Outdoor Activity for Kids

In this article, you will learn about butterfly gardens and find out how to plan a butterfly garden planting activity for your kids. You will also get recommendations on child size supplies to help your little one along in planting a butterfly garden. Spring and Summer are great seasons to get outside, enjoy the warm …

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Mother’s Day Crafts and Activities for Kids: 15 Montessori-inspired Ideas

The time of the year to celebrate the mothers who sacrifice everything to take care of their little ones is once again upon us. If you are looking for some creative, Montessori-inspired Mother’s Day crafts you have come to the right place. We mothers really do appreciate thoughtful handmade gifts and trinkets, as well as …

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10 Inspired-by-Nature Sensory Bins and Trays for Kids

Nature tables, nature sensory bins, and nature trays are a wonderful way to bring outdoor inspiration and exploration inside. They are easy and inexpensive to put together and young children have a great time exploring them. These nature activities are a joy from start to finish. Collecting the items can be done beforehand, by a …

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20 Montessori Outdoor Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Now that Spring is here, you may be looking for some fun Montessori outdoor activities. If you’re participating in the 1000 hours outside maybe you’re finding it hard to engage your children outside. As Sue discussed in her last post, outdoor play is crucial in a child’s development. (Read more here). So, it’s important to …

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Montessori Flower Arranging Activity for Kids

In this article, learn the benefits of Montessori flower arranging activities, how to set the actives up, and how to present flower arranging to your child. What is a Montessori flower arranging activity? Montessori is known for the Practical Life work involved in the Method. Dr. Maria Montessori observed that children prefer real life experiences …

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6 Winter Art Activities For Toddlers

This time of year can be difficult to get outside, and understandably, you may find it harder to avoid screen time with your kids. However, you can break up the day with some always important process art. Here are 6 Montessori-aligned, fun winter art activities for toddlers. 6 Winter Art Activities For Toddlers Melted Snowman …

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