A book is a container that has text or pictures to read. Check out How to Make Books for free printouts and ideas.
You can make a Pop-Up Christmas Tree, Reindeer, Snowflake or a Poinsettia Flower from the free printouts and directions at this site.
Here is a pdf download that has a list of high frequency word cards for the first grade level.
This site has 6 pages of Hawaiian Snowflake printouts. They are very unique and pretty. This paper project would be fun for kids of all ages.
Use what is in abundance to make easy and fast centerpieces. Find unique containers, vases, baskets, cake platters, trays, bowls and boxes. Arrange your choice of pine cones, nuts,cranberries, grapes, apples, oranges, gourds, squash, pumpkins, nuts, pretty leaves, dried herbs and grasses, pine branches, or any other items on or in your container.
Your child’s creativity is all you need to make a beautiful centerpiece.
I made this pineapple turkey with just a few items. It was easy and fast to do.
I love Montessori Ã la maison. It has great pictures, ideas and shows how Montessori adapts so well in our homes.