In Montessori, we learn the sounds of the small letters of the alphabet rather than the names of the capital letters. That’s because the sounds of the small letters are what the children actually use to learn to read. This song will help your children as they use the Montessori Movable Alphabet. The gestures are…
Here is some artwork we made as a group at school. I notice that most of our lines are straight. Here’s a page from Philip Yenawine’s book: What other kinds of lines can you make? Curved lines? Zigzagged lines? Looped lines? Lines that make shapes?
The song comes from this CD I bought 20 years ago: The map in the video is sold by Montessori for Everyone. While it is not free, Montessori for Everyone does have several free printable materials. Blank map of South America to color (pdf) Fill-in-the-name-of-the-country map of South America to color (pdf)