Spanish: Los Números 1-5
|Materials: toilet paper rolls, construction paper, double-sided tape,
black marker, pipe cleaners, cardboard, hot glue gun.
Use the cardboard as a base.
Cover the rolls with construction paper.
Write the digits and number words in Spanish.
Hot glue rolls together and then to the base.
Fold pipe cleaner 2/3s of the way.
Make flowers with the numbers.
Use leaves that are color-coded to show where they belong.
Number one vase has one flower, the number two vase has two flowers, etc.
|End product. The child can play the game of taking the flowers out and matching them up again and again.|
Homeschooling Baby Girl (She is 16 months old now)
I do a little bit of everything with her, from Mathematics to the Alphabet to Animal Names.
|Basic Shapes and Real-life Objects|
|Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee|
|She a quick study. Points at the correct letters sometimes.|
|Numbers 1-10. Today, we practiced 6-10|
|Four colors and matching words|
Montessori Sensorial: Brown Stair
|Extension 3: Place prisms out of order and place them back in order.|
|Extension 4: Place prisms far apart in a big area on the floor and then put the Brown Stair back in the right order.|
|Extension 5: Place the Brown Stair in the right order horizontally and then match it up with the Pink Tower next to it.|
|Extension 6: Place Brown Stair and Pink Tower side by side (like Extension 3), but vertically.|
|Extension 7 (Part 1): Alternate the Brown Stair prisms and the Pink Tower blocks on each level.|
|Extension 7 (Part 1)|
|Extension 7 (Part 2): Slowly remove all of the Pink Tower blocks, starting at the top.|
|Extension 7 (Part 2)|
|Extension 8: It’s called the “Shadow.” Build the Pink Tower vertically and then the Brown Stair flat on the floor, tip to tip, making a long shadow effect.|
Montessori Practical Life: How to Pack a Lunch
|We talked about what is easy to eat at a picnic and we gathered all food items together.
Sandwich, chocolate almond milk, cheddar cheese, gouda cheese, yellow bell pappers, strawberries, placemat, lunchbox.
|Then we had a lovely picnic at the park.|
Homeschooling Baby Girl
|Basic Shapes with name cards|
|She now points correctly most of the time.|
|Number cards and matching digits 1-3|
|Body parts poster|
|We sing the Twinkle, Twinkle lyrics together.|
|We also went over other colors, not just the basic ones.|