Category Archives: Learning

Montessori 3 part cards — parts of a butterfly

You may have seen us use part of this Bugs! Literacy, Math and Science Bundle by Trillium Montessori before (HERE View full post »

Sorting Insects and not insects

You may have seen us use part of this Bugs! Literacy, Math and Science Bundle by Trillium Montessori before (HERE View full post »

Sea life — Creating Playful Learning Spaces — Plan ahead!

Tip — Plan ahead! I knew we had an event coming up about Sea Life so I had an area set up ready for them for a week orView full post »

Frog Life Cycle

Last year we raised frogs in a kids clam shell pool in our yard, this year our baby frogs came back and laid eggs for usView full post »

Jurassic jungle built on kinetic sand!

Stomping into open-ended play — Jurassic jungle built on kinetic sand! Sage has been asking for Kenetic Sand sinceView full post »

Comparing Bugs — Venn Diagram

I love venn diagrams! They are a great way to compare and contrast, so was really pleased to find a couple of them inView full post »

Making Sensory Salt

Why use Sensory Salt you ask? Using a muti-sensory approach like sensory salt to aid learning will suit differentView full post »

Tip for Creating Playful Learning Spaces — real and breakable!

Surrounding children with real and often breakable items may seem like a recipe for disaster although with proper careView full post »

Inviting and engaging learning spaces — Part 1 Our Animals Area

In our house we have a number of little “play spaces” that are designed to initiate learning. We rotate orView full post »

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs! A little more strewing.

William has been interested in bugs for a while now. We are even planning on using a few buggy activities for our ourView full post »

Shared room with personal space!

When we decided that the kids would share a bedroom (so they could turn the other room into a toy and learning area) weView full post »

Unschool term: Strewing — Magnets

Unschool term: Strewing = Leaving items of interest in places they will be discoveredView full post »

Pet rainforest snails

Our rainforest snails (that we got in February) are still doing well! One has buried itself in the corner of theView full post »

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