Crafts and Activities

A compilation of Montessori crafts and activities for babies, toddlers, and young children.

Beans, bowls, and spoon in a basket for Montessori spooning activities.

Fun and Learning with Montessori Spooning Activities

In this article, you will learn what Montessori spooning activities are, how to introduce them to your child, and get some spooning activity ideas. What are Montessori spooning activities? Montessori spooning work is a Practical Life work that is typically introduced in a Montessori classroom in the primary years. This activity belongs to a special …

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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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oranges and glasses for making hand squeezed juice.

Montessori Hand Squeezed Juice Activity

Warm weather calls for fun activities to helps us cool down. Here is a great one; a Montessori hand squeezed juice activity for toddlers and preschoolers! Making orange juice without the juicer is a lot of fun and it has plenty of benefits for young kids. The same goes for homemade lemonade or any other …

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Winter Art Activities for toddlers: pine tree branch painting.

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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What to know before you buy Pikler Triangle

If you’ve heard about the Pikler Triangle and all of the benefits it offers for little ones, you may be starting to wonder if it’s something you need. Or perhaps you’ve already decided to add one of these climbing triangles to your Montessori environment but you’re a bit overwhelmed at all of the Options available …

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loose parts play image of pinecone, playdoh and glue on piece of red paper.

Loose Parts Play: Benefits, Materials, and Activity Ideas

In 1971, in London, England, a fascinating editorial piece written by the architect, Simon Nicholson was published. It outlined the benefits of, and the need for children to participate in, loose parts play. Loose parts play is a type of open-ended play wherein a child is left up to their own devices to create and …

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DIY Montessori baby mobile: black and white balls on left and image of yellow, red and blue on right.

DIY Montessori Mobile: Make your Own Montessori Mobile

In this article, you will learn about the different types of baby mobiles that are in line with Montessori parenting. You will also learn how to make your own Montessori mobile by following the step-by-step DIY Montessori mobile instructions. What is a Montessori mobile? There are many different kinds of baby mobiles out there, but …

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