{Free Resource} Pumpkin Logic Activity

Are you familiar with Latin Squares?  Sudoku is one kind of Latin Square.  I’ve made an activity for the little ones to work on developing their logic skills, while having fun with pumpkins!  This activity includes some fun facts about pumpkins too.  There is one 3×3 grid andone 4×4 grid, allowing easy differentiation.  Download it by clicking on the picture …

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October Calendar Song

A simple, fun October calendar song for you!  Click on the picture to download it here.

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September Calendar Song in Spanish

A simple song to sing in Spanish in September, to the tune of “Los pollitos dicen”. s-e-p-t-i-e m-b-r-e Lo decimos con certidumbre El mes noveno es septiembre   La temperatura baja Fútbol americano empieza La estación se cambia El otoño empieza   (translation below is literal, not rhyming like the Spanish version) Sung to the tune of “Los pollitos dicen” s-e-p-t-i-e m-b-r-e …

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August Calendar Song in Spanish

A short song in Spanish to sing for all of August, to the tune of “Pimpón”: a-g-o-s-t-o Agosto ya llegó En el mes octavo estamos Y a la escuela vamos   (and this is the literal, not rhyming, translation below!) a-g-o-s-t-o August is here We’re in the 8th month And we’re going to school [It’s really a lot cuter in …

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Beginning our journey through antiquity

We start school next Tuesday!  I’m preparing as much as possible before we begin; I don’t like having to make worksheets and such at 11pm the night before!  And now that we have a new baby at home, who was born in June, there is less time for planning.  But we’re going to share our journey with you, hoping that …

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Subtraction Buddies

Hello!  This is Miguelito el comilón, a.k.a. Munchy Mike!  He likes to help us with subtraction; he’s a great math friend!  Everyone needs a subtraction buddy. Place some manipulatives on the table, such as part of your collection of small animals, or counting bears, buttons, anything!  Then tell Mike how many to eat, and count how many are left!  Super …

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Preparing for the spring

  This fall we explored Africa, Asia, Antarctica and the oceans.  This spring we’re preparing to journey through North America, South America, Europe, and Oceania.  I’m currently looking for books to help us in our studies.  I plan to review the books we use, to help others know which ones are worth buying. We’re also starting a preschool curriculum with …

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Africa: Hands-On Activity for Learning Countries and Flags

This is a hands-on activity to help your students learn the countries of Africa, and to familiarize them with the flags as well. In Montessori, this is called a pin map. It’s super easy to make. Just follow theses steps: Print a map of Africa without country names. Color it if you wish. I just outlined the borders on mine …

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Africa: Flags Printable, Week 2

Another worksheet to put in a page protector and use again and again!  Match the flag with the country’s name. Download the PDF: Africa: Banderas Semana 2

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Science: Notebook and Magnet Investigations

G has his own Science Notebook this year.  It’s very simple, just an artist’s sketch book with blank pages.  He wrote his name and the title on the first page: And we did our first investigation!  Sonlight Science B starts with a study of magnets, so we are beginning the same way, although we didn’t buy the Science Activities book …

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