Tracing Shapes DIY Book

I’m so excited to share this easy little DIY book with you! This book costs less than $4 to make, and will help your child learn their shapes.  There’s room for tracing the color of the shape, the shape itself, and the name of each shape.  The photo album was purchased at the dollar store, and works as…

7 Cheap Activities for Toddlers to do Before Summer Ends

   This summer is flying by!  Below are some fun ideas to keep your toddler occupied until fall.  Be sure to follow me on Pinterest for more activities!   1. DIY Scented Play-dough Play-dough is a staple of childhood.  You can spend a fortune over time buying play-dough from the store, or you could just make…

Montessori Activities for Toddlers: Shape Sorting and Open/Close Tray

Are you looking for some cheap, fun, and easy activities that support learning for your toddler? You’ve come to the right place.  Every week I’m sharing 1-2 Montessori based activities that you can create and share with your toddlers. Check out my first post here for an explanation of why Montessori works, as well as…

Montessori Learning Activities for Toddlers

As a former teacher who never had the chance to have my own classroom, I am diving into (laid back) homeschooling my two-year-old daughter. Homeschooling a toddler? Yes.  It can be done.  It’s a different structure than preschool or elementary school.  The approach that I’m using is intentional hands-on learning.  In my short teaching career,…