Learning through play is the best kind of learning a 1-5 can do. This website tothelesson.blogspot.com has a lot of Montessori activities you can create in your home for little ones to do. Counting practice: fish and bubbles http://www.proactiveparenting thanks Creative Children's Learning Center, Inc. for pinning this.
Counting practice: fish and bubbles
To the Lesson!: The Pay-Off
Upcycle Your Plastic Cake Containers!
A Teacher's Idea: Upcycle Your Plastic Cake Containers!
Make a jellyfish light with your kids!
Seeds of Knowledge for Future Generations: Kindergarten
Fun ocean-themed, emergent reader... practices color words, number words, and other sight words!! Great for preschool or kindergarten readers!! $
Paint Craft: Silhouette Art- nurturing the seed of creativity in our kids is a beautiful thing.
Plaster of Paris sea horse- easy to make.
Lots of printables and activities for shark-loving kids! A shark unit study is perfect for interest-led learning, since most kids find sharks fascinating. It's International Whale Shark Day on August 30, and there's even a printable for Parts of a Whale Shark for ages 3-9 on sale at Montessori Helper for a dime.
Shark from envelope - great for Ocean Unit!