Glow in the Dark Slime

I think slime is one of the few things at my house that we unanimously agree that is SUPER COOL. Okay, maybe not when it gets stuck on furniture but in general it is fun to play with. My children LOVE slime! Hence, for many years I have tested every possible recipe I have foundContinue reading “Glow in the Dark Slime”

Kinetic Energy

The concepts of potential and kinetic energy are two well studied concepts in physics. Children, often learn about them in elementary school grades. However, transforming these abstract concepts into concrete ideas can be challenging. So, I thought I would take an engineering activity that children love to do and combine it with science. I amContinue reading “Kinetic Energy”

Puddles – Puddles

Most children love to play in puddles. I did when I was young and my children love them too. But, right now there are NO puddles around the house. Since I want to continue my daughter’s learning at home, why not replicate a puddle? In today’s post, we are doing the Chillax Science of puddlesContinue reading “Puddles – Puddles”

Our Montessori Environment

A beautiful, organized, and well presented learning environment is critical in the Montessori environment. In any teaching environment, as a fact. However, homeschooling often presents many challenges to the beautiful pictures one is quick to find over the internet. Are those pictures real? Staged? I don’t know, but I certainly don’t hold myself accountable toContinue reading “Our Montessori Environment”

How to Organize School Supplies

Are you flooding in school supplies and lessons? You are not alone! I have been teaching since 2001 and over the years I have accumulated way to much stuff. But, it wasn’t until I started teaching at a Montessori school when things got “out of control.” Since the Montessori teaching relies on a manipulative forContinue reading “How to Organize School Supplies”