Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Montessori-Inspired Kindness Activities Using Free Printables

By Deb Chitwood from Living Montessori Now

Even though I've published many kindness activities, especially at at my BitsofPositivity.com blog, this is our first full kindness unit! There's also a kindness-themed pack for newsletter subscribers at LivingMontessoriNow.com!

You'll find many activities for preschoolers through first graders throughout the year in my previous posts at PreK + K Sharing. You'll also find ideas for using free printables to create activity trays here: How to Use Printables to Create Montessori-Inspired Activities

At Living Montessori Now, I have a post with resource links of Free Printables for Montessori Homeschools and Preschools. 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no cost to you).

Montessori Shelves with Kindness-Themed Activities

Montessori Shelves with Kindness-Themed Activities

You’ll find Montessori-inspired kindness numbers, letters, and and more (part of my subscriber freebie pack, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password … or check the bottom of your latest newsletter if you’re already a subscriber) 

Go to my Free Kindness Printables and Montessori-Inspired Kindness Activities post at Living Montessori Now for the free printables and activity ideas you see on the shelf and collage above!

Free Montessori-Inspired Kindness Pack

Montessori-Inspired Kindness Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

More Kindness Resources

Friendship Resources (which fit well with a kindness theme)

If you'd like ideas for calendar-based themes throughout November and December, see my November Themed Activities for Kids and December Themed Activities for Kids.

Be sure to go to my Free Kindness Printables and Montessori-Inspired Kindness Activities post at Living Montessori Now for lots of free printables and activity ideas!
 
I hope you have a happy and kind holiday season! :)

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Deb ChitwoodDeb Chitwood is a certified Montessori teacher with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, England. Deb taught in Montessori schools in Iowa and Arizona before becoming owner/director/teacher of her own Montessori school in South Dakota. Later, she homeschooled her two children through high school. Deb is now a Montessori writer who lives in San Diego with her husband of 47 years (and lives in the city where her kids, kids-in-law, and grandkids live). She blogs at Living Montessori Now.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Free Montessori-Inspired Emotions and Feelings Activities Using Free Printables

By Deb Chitwood from Living Montessori Now

It's time for an emotions and feelings unit ... one I've been wanting to prepare for a long time! So, today I have lots of free feelings printables with emotions and feelings activities ! There's also a feelings themed pack for newsletter subscribers at Living Montessori Now!


You'll find many activities for preschoolers through first graders throughout the year in my previous posts at PreK + K Sharing. You'll also find ideas for using free printables to create activity trays here: How to Use Printables to Create Montessori-Inspired Activities

At Living Montessori Now, I have a post with resource links of Free Printables for Montessori Homeschools and Preschools. 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no cost to you).

Montessori Shelves with Emotions and Feelings Themed Activities

Montessori Shelves with Emotions and Feelings Themed Activities

You’ll find Montessori-inspired feelings numbers, letters, and and more (part of my subscriber freebie pack, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password … or check the bottom of your latest newsletter if you’re already a subscriber) Go to my Free Feelings Printables for a Montessori-Inspired Emotions and Feelings Unit post at Living Montessori Now for the free printables and activity ideas you see on the shelf and collage above!

Free Montessori-Inspired Feelings Pack



Montessori-Inspired Feelings Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

More Social-Emotional Learning Resources

If you'd like ideas for calendar-based themes throughout October and November, see my  October Themed Activities for Kids and November Themed Activities for Kids.

Be sure to go to my Free Feelings Printables for a Montessori-Inspired Emotions and Feelings Unit post at Living Montessori Now for lots of free printables and activity ideas!
 
Have fun studying emotions and feelings! :)
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Deb ChitwoodDeb Chitwood is a certified Montessori teacher with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, England. Deb taught in Montessori schools in Iowa and Arizona before becoming owner/director/teacher of her own Montessori school in South Dakota. Later, she homeschooled her two children through high school. Deb is now a Montessori writer who lives in San Diego with her husband of 47 years (and lives in the city where her kids, kids-in-law, and grandkids live). She blogs at Living Montessori Now.
 

Thursday, September 15, 2022

Montessori-Inspired Nocturnal Animal Activities Using Free Printables

By Deb Chitwood from Living Montessori Now

We've never had a nocturnal animal unit before, but it's so much fun for fall! Today, I have free nocturnal animal printables and activities for you! There's also a nocturnal animal themed pack for newsletter subscribers at LivingMontessoriNow.com!



You'll find many activities for preschoolers through first graders throughout the year in my previous posts at PreK + K Sharing. You'll also find ideas for using free printables to create activity trays here: How to Use Printables to Create Montessori-Inspired Activities

At Living Montessori Now, I have a post with resource links of Free Printables for Montessori Homeschools and Preschools. 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no cost to you).

Montessori Shelves with Nocturnal Animal Themed Activities

Montessori Shelves with Nocturnal Animal Themed Activities

You’ll find Montessori-inspired nocturnal animal numbers, letters, and and more (part of my subscriber freebie pack, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password … or check the bottom of your latest newsletter if you’re already a subscriber) 

Go to my Free Nocturnal Animal Printables and Montessori-Inspired Nocturnal Animal Activities post at Living Montessori Now for the free printables and activity ideas you see on the shelf and collage above!

Free Montessori-Inspired Nocturnal Animal Pack



Montessori-Inspired Nocturnal Animal Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

More Nocturnal Animal Resources

Helpful Animal Classification Posts

If you’d like ideas for calendar-based themes throughout September and October, see my September Themed Activities for Kids and October Themed Activities for Kids.

Be sure to go to my Free Nocturnal Animal Printables and Montessori-Inspired Nocturnal Animal Activities post at Living Montessori Now for lots of free printables and activity ideas!
 
I hope you have a fabulous fall! :)
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Deb ChitwoodDeb Chitwood is a certified Montessori teacher with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, England. Deb taught in Montessori schools in Iowa and Arizona before becoming owner/director/teacher of her own Montessori school in South Dakota. Later, she homeschooled her two children through high school. Deb is now a Montessori writer who lives in San Diego with her husband of 47 years (and lives in the city where her kids, kids-in-law, and grandkids live). She blogs at Living Montessori Now.

Monday, August 15, 2022

Montessori-Inspired Friendship Activities Using Free Printables

By Deb Chitwood from Living Montessori Now

A friendship theme is great at any time of year, and it's perfect at the start of a new school year! So, today I have lots of free friendship printables and activities for you! There's also a friendship-themed pack for newsletter subscribers at LivingMontessoriNow.com!



You'll find many activities for preschoolers through first graders throughout the year in my previous posts at PreK + K Sharing. You'll also find ideas for using free printables to create activity trays here: How to Use Printables to Create Montessori-Inspired Activities

At Living Montessori Now, I have a post with resource links of Free Printables for Montessori Homeschools and Preschools. 

Disclosure: This post contains some affiliate links (at no cost to you).

Montessori Shelves with Friendship Themed Activities

Montessori Shelves with Friendship-Themed Activities

You’ll find Montessori-inspired friendship numbers, letters, and and more (part of my subscriber freebie pack, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password … or check the bottom of your latest newsletter if you’re already a subscriber) 

Go to my Free Friendship Printables and Montessori-Inspired Friendship Activities post at Living Montessori Now for the free printables and activity ideas you see on the shelf and collage above!

Free Montessori-Inspired Friendship Pack



Montessori-Inspired Friendship Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

More Friendship Resources

If you'd like ideas for calendar-based themes throughout August and September, see my August Themed Activities for Kids and September Themed Activities for Kids.

Be sure to go to my Free Friendship Printables and Montessori-Inspired Friendship Activities post at Living Montessori Now for lots of free printables and activity ideas!
 
I hope you have a wonderful school year! :)
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Deb Chitwood Deb Chitwood is a certified Montessori teacher with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, England. Deb taught in Montessori schools in Iowa and Arizona before becoming owner/director/teacher of her own Montessori school in South Dakota. Later, she homeschooled her two children through high school. Deb is now a Montessori writer who lives in San Diego with her husband of 47 years (and lives in the city where her kids, kids-in-law, and grandkids live). She blogs at Living Montessori Now.

Friday, July 15, 2022

Montessori-Inspired Weird Insect Activities Using Free Printables

By Deb Chitwood from Living Montessori Now


I've previously published posts here with Montessori-inspired butterfly, ant, bee, ladybug, and noisy insect themes and free printables. This summer, we're studying weird insects! There's also a weird insect themed pack for newsletter subscribers at LivingMontessoriNow.com!

You'll find many activities for preschoolers through first graders throughout the year in my previous posts at PreK + K Sharing. You'll also find ideas for using free printables to create activity trays here: How to Use Printables to Create Montessori-Inspired Activities

At Living Montessori Now, I have a post with resource links of Free Printables for Montessori Homeschools and Preschools. 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links (at no cost to you).

Montessori Shelves with Weird Insect Themed Activities

Montessori-Inspired Shelves with Weird Insect Themed Activities


You’ll find Montessori-inspired weird insect numbers, letters, and and more (part of my subscriber freebie pack, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password … or check the bottom of your latest newsletter if you’re already a subscriber) Go to my Free Weird Insect Printables and Montessori-Inspired Weird Insect Activities post at Living Montessori Now for the free printables and activity ideas you see on the shelf and collage above!

Free Montessori-Inspired Weird Insect Pack



Montessori-Inspired Weird Insect Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

More Insect Resources

There are Montessori-inspired insect packs for butterflies, ants, bees, ladybugs, and noisy insects (subscriber freebies, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

Helpful Animal Classification Posts

If you'd like ideas for calendar-based themes throughout July and August, see my July Themed Activities for Kids and August Themed Activities for Kids.

Be sure to go to my Free Weird Insect Printables and Montessori-Inspired Weird Insect Activities post at Living Montessori Now for lots of free printables and activity ideas!
 
I hope you're having a wonderful summer!
Deb - Signature
Deb ChitwoodDeb Chitwood is a certified Montessori teacher with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, England. Deb taught in Montessori schools in Iowa and Arizona before becoming owner/director/teacher of her own Montessori school in South Dakota. Later, she homeschooled her two children through high school. Deb is now a Montessori writer who lives in San Diego with her husband of 47 years (and lives in the city where her kids, kids-in-law, and grandkids live). She blogs at Living Montessori Now.
 

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Montessori-Inspired Snake Activities Using Free Printables

By Deb Chitwood from Living Montessori Now

Like crocodilians, snakes are another high-interest unit. I have some new snake printables and activities for you! There's also a snake-themed pack for newsletter subscribers at LivingMontessoriNow.com!


You'll find many activities for preschoolers through first graders throughout the year in my previous posts at PreK + K Sharing. You'll also find ideas for using free printables to create activity trays here: How to Use Printables to Create Montessori-Inspired Activities

At Living Montessori Now, I have a post with resource links of Free Printables for Montessori Homeschools and Preschools. 

Disclosure: This post contains some affiliate links (at no cost to you).

Montessori Shelves with Snake-Themed Activities

Montessori Shelves with Snake-Themed Activities

You’ll find Montessori-inspired snake numbers, letters, and and more (part of my subscriber freebie pack, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password … or check the bottom of your latest newsletter if you’re already a subscriber) Go to my Free Snake Printables and Montessori-Inspired Snake Activities post at Living Montessori Now for the free printables and activity ideas you see on the shelf and collage above!

Free Montessori-Inspired Snake Pack


Montessori-Inspired Snake Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

More Reptile Resources

Montessori-Inspired Alligator Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Greater Than/Less Than Work, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my email to get the link and password – or check your inbox for the current password if you’re already a subscriber) 

Montessori-Inspired Turtle Pack for DIY Cards and Counters, Number or Letter Matching, Number or Letter Basket, Bead Bar Work, Hands-on Math Operations, Number or Letter Salt/Sand Writing Tray, Letter Tracing, DIY Movable Alphabet, and Creative Writing (subscriber freebie, so just sign up for my newsletter to get the link and password – or check your inbox if you’re already a subscriber).

Helpful Animal Classification Posts

If you'd like ideas for calendar-based themes throughout June and July, see my June Themed Activities for Kids and July Themed Activities for Kids.

Be sure to go to my Free Snake Printables and Montessori-Inspired Snake Activities post  at Living Montessori Now for lots of free printables and activity ideas!
 
Have a happy summer!
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Deb Chitwood Deb Chitwood is a certified Montessori teacher with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Studies from Sheffield Hallam University in Sheffield, England. Deb taught in Montessori schools in Iowa and Arizona before becoming owner/director/teacher of her own Montessori school in South Dakota. Later, she homeschooled her two children through high school. Deb is now a Montessori writer who lives in San Diego with her husband of 47 years (and lives in the city where her kids, kids-in-law, and grandkids live). She blogs at Living Montessori Now.
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