Sweet Pea is 5 years old.
Intro: This is a super easy practical life lesson with a good dose of science. During the holidays, Sweet Pea saw my gravy separator and wanted to know what it was, so I set up this quick little activity for her on the spot.
Prerequisite: Your tot should [...]
Sweet Pea is 36 months old.
From: I spotted a funnel in my junk drawer and remembered that I had seen “Using a Funnel” on a list of practical life Montessori activities a while ago.
Funnel. Sink. A sturdy chair or step stool. (If money is no object, then perhaps this beautiful Learning [...]
Sweet Pea is 30 months old.
From: I found this activity in the book Basic Montessori: Learning Activities for Under-Fives by David Gettman, Teach Me To Do It Myself by Maja Pitamic and also on the exceptional Wonder Years blog.
2 small, equally-sized measuring [...]