Plotting out where you live or where you are traveling to your next destination can be done with grids on a globe or map. Here are some free 3 part cards and activities to help your children understand about latitude and longitude. Check out the games too.
Free Nomenclature and 3 Part Cards for Landforms
It’s always a great time to observe the moon. It is a perfect time to enjoy the evening with your family and chart the moon’s changing phases on your own lunar calendar. Check out the free moon and calendar printouts at montessorimom.com. I am having a great time making my own lunar calendar!
Check out another addition to the basic calendar. We have provided the names of the week and months in Spanish. What a fun way to learn Spanish! Check out the free Spanish printouts at montessorimom.com
French was the second language taught in the classic Montessori classroom. After mastering the elements of the calendar in the students native language it is a great time to introduce a second language.
Here is the lesson at montessorimom.com
Young children learn how to recognize patterns, sizes and shapes visually. The sequence of sizes, shapes and patterns in a series is important for reading and mathematical skills. Some work that helps develop visual language are matching pictures according to size and pattern, memory matching games, stringing beads, hand work, painting and drawing. As in most Montessori lessons it is important to work from left to right or according to the pattern of reading in your culture.
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.
Check out more about longitude and latitude at montessorimom.com
The bead stair is used to introduce numbers one through nine. Here is a printout with the bead stair and numerals. Check out more free printouts at montessorimom.com
Hurricane season is here again!
Here is a free printout of how a hurricane forms.
Lots of Snow this Spring in the Rockies!
Finally the snow has melted and ants are emerging from their ant hills. Check out the free ant printouts at montessorimom.com