Making Montessori classroom materials (sewing cards)

I have just recently volunteered to help make some classroom materials at home for both of my children’s Montessori Children’s House classrooms (for 3-6 years). There are many ways parents can help out such as volunteering in the classroom, to make materials with other parents (at school or at home) or help out at school … More Making Montessori classroom materials (sewing cards)

Over the weekend

Last Friday night as a family, we worked on a few puzzles together, played the simple card game ‘Snap‘, looked at some Poetry books together and then sang some songs before bed. We were all a bit tired, so didn’t end up having a late night.  Saturday was a slow day; oats with cut up … More Over the weekend

Over the weekend

Last weekend my children worked together to make a Birthday cake for me. They gathered, measured and mixed all the ingredients together and of course got two large spoons to eat the left over cake batter in the bowl after pouring the mixture into the cake pan.Sometimes we simply mix the cake batter with a … More Over the weekend

Over the weekend

I have really enjoyed the last couple of weekends, where we have had plenty of down time together at home. We do try to free up our weekends as much as possible and If I am organised enough, I don’t really need to do much housework such as cleaning, leaving plenty of time for baking or … More Over the weekend

Over the weekend

Over the weekend we spent some time fixing and mending a few things around the house. I have started making a list of ‘things to do’ that need tending to at some point. Firstly we worked on adjusting the height of a second-hand wooden bar stool I picked up recently to make it a more child-friendly … More Over the weekend