Category Archives: Montessori-ish

What is a duck’s favorite game to play? Billiards.

I had a super fun time this past fall with our playgroup families.  In case you missed it or are looking for some fun art and science activities, here’s a consolidated list of what we did. Art projects: Collaborative fall … Continue reading

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He threw snow in his neighbor’s driveway and shouted, DO YOU GET MY DRIFT?

For our final art project of the fall playgroup session, we painted with snow paint.  It was as much fun to make as it was to paint with (as you can see the mini-ions helping me prepare for playgroup). I … Continue reading

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A skier who loses a race on a cold day will have a frosty disposition

For our final science project, I introduced the idea of how frost forms.  It seemed very timely, as cold was setting in upon us.  I got the idea from the very helpful blog, We Made That on how to put it … Continue reading

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You won’t feel the squeeze with this great juicer deal

Who knew puffy paint would be so fun? I got the recipe from the blog, Sunny Side Homestead and loved the idea of giving the children bottles of paint to squirt out.  The colors are so vibrant and such good use of … Continue reading

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The weather man said there won’t be any rain for 6 months, but I drought it

After making a cloud, the next logical experiment in our science playgroup was to make it rain.  MAKE IT RAIN UP IN HERE! No.  They didn’t get it either. At any rate,  I got the idea from the blog, Learn, … Continue reading

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I tried wrapping Christmas presents, but I didn’t have the gift

Christmas gift tags are one of those things that seem insane to me to buy.  I’ve made them before by printing Christmassy icons on return address labels.  This year, I decided to destroy the mini-ions artwork for the sake of … Continue reading

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Late night truckers burn the midnight oil

I think marbleizing paper has been one of my favorite art activities.  It definitely created some take-home worthy art, at least in my family. The idea for this project came from the blog, Unplug your kids.  Definitely a blog I … Continue reading

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