Children under the age of four years-old don’t always grasp the differences in number and letter symbols. Teaching to recognize letters and numbers too early can be frustrating for everyone.
Playing with different shaped blocks and bricks is a great first foundation for this activity. It teaches about differences and similarities in geometric shapes that is later translated into number and letter recognition.
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Included is this pattern to make soft cloth blocks for your baby or toddler.
Every place in the world has unique weather. What type of weather you experience depends where you live. The equator tends to be warm, the poles tend to be cold, and where you live it can be combination of cold and warm weather.
The warm air moves from the equator toward the poles and the colder air from the poles moves toward the equator. When these two different types of air masses meet, different weather occurs where you live.
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Snowfall affects the water cycle where I live. If we don’t have a good snow pack in the mountains we have a short supply of water for cities and farms. Melting snow fills rivers and reservoirs that provide water for us.
Here is a printout and little lesson about our wonderful water cycle.
Arctic cold fronts have been the norm this year in Colorado. Cold dry air masses move toward the rising warm air masses from the equator causing snow or freezing rain or fog.
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It has been a winter of wild weather. Its been a great demonstration of different types of weather. Looking at this weather chart, the only type of weather I have not experienced this winter is a tornado. Check out this weather printout at montessorimom.com. Hope your winter is a wonder.
The new year and the calendar begin with January. It is a great time to learn about the meanings and Latin names of the months. Here is a printout that you can use for this fun activity.
Butterflies are beautiful. Check out this free printout and lesson at montessorimom.com
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Find out about the symbiotic relationship of mushrooms in the forest. Use the free science printouts for 3 part reading cards or nomenclature cards. Check out more at montessorimom.com