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  1. October Themed Activities for Kids

    30+ Apple Sensory Tubs | LivingMontessoriNow.com Activity of the Week – DIY Montessori Sound Cylinders | LivingMontessoriNow.com Montessori-Inspired Spanish Activities | LivingMontessoriNow.com Montessori-Inspired Respect for Diversity | LivingMontessoriNow.com Do You Follow the ...

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    Posted by 208 days ago Deb
  2. Montessori-Inspired Continent Activities with Animal Figures and Landmarks – Europe

    I’ve been continuing my fun with Little Passports and with Safari Ltd. replicas. They both can add lots of interest to the study of geography. Today, I’m sharing some ideas for using Safari Ltd. animal figures and landmarks for the study of Europe. Disclosure: Safari Ltd. gave me the TOO ...

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    Posted by 1 hour ago Deb
  3. Montessori Monday – Montessori at Home Q&A

    In 2011, I was interviewed about Montessori at home by two bloggers who no longer blog (at least where the interviews originally appeared). Today, I’ll share those two interviews for Montessori Monday. This post contains a For Small Hands affiliate link at no cost to you. Michelle from Frankli ...

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  4. 30+ Apple Sensory Tubs

    I love sensory tubs, and apple sensory tubs are especially fun at the beginning of the school year and through much of the fall. September 26 is Johnny Appleseed’s birthday. October is National Apple Month in the U.S., and Apple Day, celebrated mainly in the UK, is October 21. Whether you̵ ...

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  5. Montessori Monday – Do You Need to Buy Montessori Cards and Counters?

    I’ve been trying to answer questions lately about which Montessori materials are necessary for homeschoolers to buy. I had a previous post on DIY Cards and Counters in which I said it isn’t necessary to buy Montessori cards and counters. You’ll find a number of ideas in that post f ...

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  6. Free Fire Safety Printables and Montessori-Inspired Fire Safety Activities

    It’s the 15th of the month, and I have a new post at PreK + K Sharing! Today, I’m sharing the links to free printables I’ve used to create Montessori-inspired fire-safety activities for preschoolers through first graders. I show how I used the printables to prepare the Montessori-inspired activities ...

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    Posted by 1 hour ago Deb
  7. Community Helpers Activity Trays and Sensory Tubs

    Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance is a U.S. observance on September 11 each year. It’s meant to honor the heroes and remember those who were injured or killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. For children who are old enough to want more information about 9/11, ...

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    Posted by 223 days ago Deb
  8. Preventing Choking in Babies and Toddlers with Older Siblings

    Welcome to the September 2013 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Staying Safe This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared stories and tips about protecting our families. Please read to t ...

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    Posted by 225 days ago Deb
  9. Montessori Monday – Montessori Practical Life Materials I Recommend Buying

    I’ve often been asked which Montessori materials I recommend homeschoolers buy. I’ve been somewhat hesitant to give my opinion since each homeschool is unique. I’m going to do a series of my recommendations for various curriculum areas, but don’t worry about making variations ...

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  10. Montessori-Inspired Little Passports Activities – France

    I received my fourth Little Passports package! Today, I’m sharing some fun Montessori-inspired activities about France! Disclosure: I’m an affiliate for Little Passports and, as an ambassador, I received a year’s subscription to the World Edition of Little Passports. Once a month, I’m sharing some M ...

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    Posted by 229 days ago Deb
  11. Top 10s and Thank You’s for August 2013

    From my Google Analytics report for August 2013 Thank you to all my referrers! Top 10 Referring Sites (Not counting sites like Pinterest, Facebook, Google, Twitter, Blogger, and Sulia) 1. Free Homeschool Deals 2.Kids Activities Blog 3. No Time for Flash Cards 4. Ain’t No Mom Jeans 5. Love, Pla ...

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    Posted by 230 days ago Deb
  12. Family Time Fitness Products Review and Giveaway (Total ARV $491)!

    If you missed or didn’t win the Family Time Fitness giveaway I hosted at Bits of Positivity in early August, don’t worry! Family Time Fitness is sponsoring an even bigger giveaway here starting today! Family Time Fitness is giving away 1 Platinum Package worth $127, 1 Book Version Core 1 ...

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  13. Montessori Monday – DIY Montessori Teen and Ten Boards

    For Montessori homeschools, many of the traditional Montessori materials work well as DIY materials. To save money, many Montessori homeschoolers make their own Seguin (teen and ten) boards. DIY wooden teen and ten boards can look very professional, but there are simple-to-prepare teen and teen boar ...

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  14. September Themed Activities for Kids

    Montessori Monday – Grace and Courtesy for a New School Year | LivingMontessoriNow.com How to Teach Your Preschooler Manners Using Montessori Principles | LivingMontessoriNow.com Grace and Courtesy Games at Home or School | LivingMontessoriNow.com Montessori Monday – Cat i ...

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    Posted by 236 days ago Deb
  15. Montessori-Inspired Activities for Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

    I’ve always loved Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton. Today, I want to share a number of Montessori-inspired activities that focus on concepts from the book. The Maestro Classics Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel CD would also be perfect as part of a music appreciation ...

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    Posted by 239 days ago Deb
  16. Montessori Monday – DIY Montessori Tasting Bottles and Activities

    Sensorial activities to refine each sense are an important part of Montessori education. I have lots of Montessori sensorial resources here: Montessori Sensorial Activities. Following are some ideas from around the blogosphere for preparing and presenting Montessori tasting activities. Disclosure: T ...

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  17. Montessori and Homeschooling

    I’m at A Moment with M.O.M. today with a post that’s part of the Homeschooling Approach Series! Of course, I’m talking about Montessori and homeschooling. You can also find previous posts in the series on Charlotte Mason and Classical Education. Please join me at A Moment with M.O. ...

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  18. Back to School Giveaway – Maestro Classics $170 10-CD Collection for Kids!

      I’m very excited to announce a special Maestro Classics deal! Until 11:59pm, August 29, you can receive half off the Maestro Classics 11-CD collection! It’ll be $93.39 instead of the usual $186.78! No special code needed! The giveaway has ended. Check the end of the post right bel ...

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  19. Montessori-Inspired Continent Activities with Animal Figures and Landmarks – Asia

    I’ve been having lots of fun with Little Passports and with Safari Ltd. replicas. They both can easily add interest to the study of geography. Disclosure: Safari Ltd. gave me the TOOBS used to prepare these activities. This post contains Montessori Services affiliate links. My opinions are hon ...

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  20. Comment on Spring Projects Underway! by Elizabeth

    “Spring Projects Underway!” was a pretty excellent blog post, . I hope you keep posting and I'll try to continue viewing! Regards -Rosetta ...

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