The pumpkin life cycle is finally mature in my garden. I have small pumpkins this year and they are starting to turn a lovely orange color.
It’s always fun to figure out your parenting style. We are all different types of parents, but we have one thing in common, we love our children.
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National Geographic Readers: Bees is an easy to read book about bees. It explains the complexity of bees in way that is simple to understand. The photos are beautiful and educational.
Bees are not only fascinating insects, but very much part of our agricultural productivity of nuts, fruits and vegetables. Check out the parts of bees with this free printout at montessorimom.com
I have made most of my backyard a wildflower garden. The change has been amazing! Bees, wasps, humming birds, butterflies and moths are constantly moving in the garden. It has changed the outdoor space for the better. Here are some pollinators that live in Colorado. Check out the printout at montessorimom.com
The ocean tides are fascinating. The rotation of the earth and the gravitational pull of the moon and sun affect tides. High tide and low tide depend on the time of day.
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Summer is a great time of the year to watch the constant waves of the ocean. Here is a printout at montessorimom.com of a quick lesson about waves with reading cards.
The oceans are one of the most geologically active areas on the earth. Volcanoes, earthquakes and plate tectonics are part of this movement and activity Many volcanoes occur in the “ring of fire”, which is where the Pacific Ocean plate touches other plates. Below are some resources about these topics and how they relate to each other. There are also free lesson printouts.
Food chains can be in the ocean or on land. Check out the ocean food chain and free printouts at montessorimom.com