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Month: October 2014

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! This week has been full of a lot of fun and DJ had his first experience Trick or Treating door-to-door in our neighborhood. He loved it! He received this Boo, Bunny book last year and has had me read it to him countless times over the past two weeks. So many times, he can now repeat the book word for word as he pretends to “read” it. That’s a new thing of his lately, requesting his books to…

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Counting 1-2-3

Counting 1-2-3

DJ worked with the red rods quite a bit this week. These are supposed to be solid red at this stage and are used to get a sensory experience of the difference between 1 to 10. The basic use of these is to set them out in random order and then line them up from longest to shortest, with the left side aligned to show the different lengths along the right side. In this photo you can see DJ has…

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Folding & Baking

Folding & Baking

We had a busy few days this week so we didn’t do much with the Montessori shelves but as usual, there were a handful of activities. This is something that is most exciting for me. This folding activity has been on the shelves for months, gathering dust. In fact, the last time he worked with them was back in June. He couldn’t figure them out then, so he just rolled them like work mats. But today, he did it! He…

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