Fall Food Prep Work

Montessori-Inspired Food Preparation for Preschoolers

Roundup of Montessori-inspired knitting activities and knitting resources

Montessori Monday - Montessori-Inspired Knitting Activities

Every Star Is Different: Practical Life with Food

Practical Life with Food

Every Star Is Different: Practical Life with Food- activities for teaching skills, developing fine motor coordination, utilizing everyday tools around the house.

Are you doing it wrong? This is the right way to do the apple slicing work!

You're Doing it Wrong: the Apple Slicer

Do you have an apple slicer? I use it all the time, and I always loved letting kids in the classroom help me prepare apple snacks this way. It takes quite a bit of effort for a small chil…

grinding mint

As we did last year, we plan on introducing "having tea with a friend!" To prepare the tea, we offered mint crushing as a practical.

A progression of knives for a Montessori toddler. Using knives is a great and practical way for a toddler to get involved in the kitchen.

Our Progression of Knives from 1 until 3-years-old

Our Children's Montessori Kitchen -- Montessori kitchen space for toddlers and older children!

Our Children's Montessori Kitchen

AWESOME TIP: Play Simon Says while you bake with kids. *Instead of saying no over and over you can use this simple game to make it fun...

Mardi Gras Pancakes are yummy but the tips for how to cook with kids are even…

Fabulous Practical Life: How to Make Rose Petal Perfume

Fabulous Practical Life: How to Make Rose Petal Perfume

Making rose petal perfume is a perfect Montessori practical life activity and way to recycle flowers for children as young as preschoolers.