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    Writing in salt (this site has Montessori & Montessori-inspired activities).

    Tracing/Sand Writing Activity

    counting Montessori style

    Rainbow writing salt tray + lots of rainbow-themed literacy ideas

    DIY salt tray with alphabet cards. Easy to make and kids have fun smoothing out the salt after correctly making the letter

    Diapers to Diplomas: A mom blog full of simple, fun learning activities for toddlers.

    Preschool Center: Do-a-dot letter recognition and visual scanning. Could do races in small groups to identify letters quickly (with older students), use pages with larger font size and fewer letters for younger children.

    5 homemade busy bags for toddlers

    Tired of flashcards? Here are some creative (and effective) ways to teach sight words (or dolch, high-frequency, fry, etc.). Love the hands on sensory activities!

    Homeschool supply store. Montessori trays. Divided plates. Tweezers. Sensorial and fine motor skills.

    I loved doing this when I was learning how to read and write! Have the child say the individual letters as they trace them in the salt/cornmeal, and you're addressing all three learning styles: visual, auditory, and kinesthetic.

    word work

    Learn with Play at home: Number Writing Activity. Salt Tray Game.

    Inspiration Montessori, facile à faire !

    TONS of ABC centers!!

    Family Name Tracing Book - Pinned by PediaStaff – Please Visit for all our pediatric therapy pins

    Letter of the Week Ideas


    Pre-Writing skills practise with the Salt Box. Copying Lines activities.

    Montessori Grammar Stories

    So many great Montessori ideas. This site rocks.