We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
Dr Maria Montessori
Ages 18 months – 6 years // Open a virtual zoo or swim with sharks using Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR).
Ages 4 – 6 years // Check out free worksheets and writing prompts to help your little one keep up with their phonics and writing skills.
Ages 3 – 6 years // This is an example daily schedule of how to incorporate Montessori-inspired activities throughout your day. All children need a routine and structure to maintain normalcy at this uncertain time. Feel free to modify the schedule based on your own needs.
Ages 18 months – 6 years // Created by a mom and early years teacher, this website documents daily lessons, including reading, math, art, and science, that can be part of any daily routine.
Ages 4 – 5 years // Check out Cypress-Fairbanks ISD’s weekly resources for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten.
Ages 6 weeks – 6 years // The Houston Children’s Museum offers a virtual story time everyday. Story time is offered in English and Spanish.
Ages 15 months – 6 years // What are our local elephants up to? Find out with their live webcam below. Elephants may not be visible on the webcams before 10:30 a.m. or after 4:00 p.m.
Ages 4 – 6 years // Explore earth and space with NASA’s online games.
Ages 3 – 6 years // Music is for everyone! Make your own songs by playing with simple experiments that let anyone, of any age, explore how music works.
Ages 15 months – 6 years // America’s Test Kitchen has published kid-friendly recipes to try at home. Cooking is ideal to build fine motor skills, concentration, and independence. Adult supervision is a good idea, especially when handling sharp objects or heat.
Ages 2 – 6 years // As part of your child’s daily routine, introduce chores to develop responsibility and independence. This list has chores organized by age.
Ages 2 – 6 years // Sesame Street has compiled some of its favorite resources relevant to the COVID-19 outbreak. These resources are valuable to use as lessons on socio-emotional learning and emphasizing phonics.
Age 6 years // Time Magazine’s Kids’ Magazine is available for free. This is ideal for Kindergarteners or students with an appetite and desire to read.
Ages 2 – 6 years // The New York Times has listed its favorite podcasts for children and caretakers alike. These are great to use as transitions between activities or an alternative to passive screen time.
Ages 15 months – 4 years // Practical Life activities develop independence and concentration. These activities are foundational to the Montessori experience in the classroom. Use this list as inspiration for simple – yet impactful – activities at home.
Ages 4 – 6 years // Tour some of the world’s most famous museums with your little one. As they go on their digital journey, ask questions about what they see or create a virtual scavenger hunt.