Antarctica Continent Box

I have finally finished putting together our Antarctica continent box for the kids. This is our first continent box, I am expecting to take the next month to really dig into learning as much as we can about Antarctica. Now I am going to share with you all the fun stuff found inside our Antarctica Continent Box. I am using the Stockholm Document boxes from The Container Store, each of the Continent Boxes will be the Montessori Color for each of the continents. Antarctica’s color is white, so our box is white, I am really happy with these boxes as they Continue Reading...

Africa Unit Study Ideas

Many years ago we started teaching our children using the Montessori Method. I love the way it taught the kids to do it themselves, and it was particularly great for our autistic kiddos. The Montessori way of teaching is something I love to this day. If it wasn’t so complicated to try and have many kids all at different levels, as well as infants and toddlers all at the same time, we would probably still use that method for teaching our kids. Even though we don’t use that as the main backbone for teaching our kids, I use many of Continue Reading...

If You Were Me and Lived in… Schoolhouse Review Crew #hsreview

I really enjoy teaching my children about different cultures and countries. The thing is that we like to do it in a little more unconviential methods. We tend to enjoy doing more reading living books, doing hands on projects, making lapbooks/continent boxes/notebooks, or anything else I think my children would learn best from. That is why we were very excited to review Carol P. Roman with Away We Go Media series If You Were Me and Lived in… We received 4 different books If You Were Me and Lived In… Mexico, If You Were Me and Lived In… South Korea, If You Continue Reading...

Our New Montessori Homeschool Classroom (part 1)

Our New Montessori Homeschool Classroom We are not completly done with the new Montessori homeschool classroom for the year, but I figured everything is where it belongs for the most part, so I figured I would share. To the right of the entry door into the room, there are 2 book shelves in an L shape with a table (old train table)  in the middle for the kids to have a close table to work at if they choose. The first book shelf is the Math shelf:  The top shelf: has an ocean themed clothes pin game and a mini Continue Reading...

Montessori Geography

Geography is still a work in progress, below are the 2 maps I have purchased so far.  I am working on continent boxes, I am planning on making my own Montessori cards to go along with each continent, and plan on sharing them, so stay tuned…. Here is the world map, flags and stand. This was one of the things I found on clearance at I-Fit Montessori, I got it for $24 but I don’t see it on clearance on their site any more. But there is lots of great stuff on clearance on their site! The control of Error Continue Reading...