Theme – Diwali – Shelf Activities

The star attraction of Indian festival is certainly the Diwali – the celebration of lights; Diwali is the event to observe Victory over Defeat. It is the celebration to observe Light over Darkness and Awareness over Ignorance! Individuals commend the celebration for different reasons. Some trust that Diwali has an association with the triumph of... Continue Reading →

Story of Narakasura Vadha

In Krita Yuga Hiranyaksha was an awful evil spirit. He threatened every one in earth and heavens. Unable to endure him any longer, the people went to Lord Vishnu to shield them from Hiranyaksha. The lord guaranteed to support them. When Hiranyaksha came to know about this, he got thinking… To secure the earth and... Continue Reading →

Key Benefits of Nature Play

Playing outside in nature was a normal childhood experience in the past.  Many of us have recalling’s of time spent outside riding our bicycles around the area, swinging from the clothesline, climbing trees or structures, playing  street cricket or khabadi or kho-kho, picking fruits or vegetables straight from homegrown trees and moon-light dinners. Kids today... Continue Reading →

Theme – Honey Bee – Shelf Activities

Moppets will have tons of fun exploring at home with all the Honey Bee learning activities and learning rack. To read more about why we do learning at home with our theme based learning shelf, I urge you to peruse our Why Montessori Shelves page first.   Honey Bee Learning Shelf More than 20,000 types of honey bees live on... Continue Reading →

Benefits of Puzzles

Puzzles play an important role in development of a child. It not only exercise our minds but also challenge our way of thinking. Kids' begin with straightforward knob-bed puzzles that are diagrams of basic shapes that fit into comparing board patterns. From that point you go to 2 or 4 or 6 piece puzzles, gradually... Continue Reading →

Theme – Animals – Shelf Activities

Moppets will have so much fun learning at home with all the Animal theme learning activities and learning shelf. Here’s a summary post of all the activities we did. To read more about why we do learning at home with our theme based learning shelf, I encourage you to read our Why Montessori Shelves page first.  Animal... Continue Reading →

Pan Flute – DIY – STEAM Activity

In this STEAM Activity, moppets will make a custom made Pan Flute or Pan Pipe utilizing straws in only couple of minutes! Subsequent to building their own wind instrument, children will begin investigating the study of sound. Materials Plastic Straws Scissors Ruler Tape How To Make  Take five wide straws and cut them into differing... Continue Reading →

STEAM behind Wind Instruments

STEAM Education STEAM is an educational approach to discover learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding moppet's inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. STEM or STEAM behind the Pan Flute Science As you blow the straw, the air in the straw vibrates. So what you are really hearing is... Continue Reading →

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