The website below is designed for Spanish speaking children who are seeking to learn more about Mexico. If your child is learning to read Spanish, encourage him to visit:
México para Niños.
To supplement the unit study, educators will also want to visit:
Méxican Paper Cutting
Folded Friendship Knot Card
Author of: Reading, Writing and Spelling in Spanish I
See also: Spanish Montessori
Is your child learning Spanish? Does he speak, read and write it fluently?
If you have had an opportunity to peruse through the different posts here at Montessori 21st Century Weblog you will notice that I have posted often about origami and how it can be used in conjunction with art, math and pratical life lesson planning.
If your child can read Spanish, he is in for a real treat. Below, is a website that offers instruction in origami plus other related Spanish arts and crafts.
Reading, Writing and Spelling in Spanish I
The website below is designed for French speaking children who are seeking to learn more about Mexico. If your child is learning to read French, encourage him to visit:Mexique por les enfantsHeidiAuthor of:Basic French VocabularySee also:Make Your Own Montessori French Lessons
Is your child learning French? Does he speak, read and write it fluently?
If you have had an opportunity to peruse through the different posts here at
Montessori 21st Century Weblog you will notice that I have posted often about origami and how it can be used in conjunction with art, math and pratical life lesson planning.
If your child can read French, he is in for a real treat. Below, is a website that offers instruction in origami plus other related French arts and crafts.
Basic French Vocabulary
Make Your Own Montessori French Lessons
Visit Montessori 21st Century Weblog for some step by step beginning holiday origami projects for winter, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day and other holiday themes. Then, get ready for some additional origami lessons and crafts at the sites listed below.
I love the lessons at Origami Great Ideas. At this link you will find the following:
PARTY TIME IN THE MATH ROOM
SCANDINAVIAN ORNAMENT TREE
FOLDING STRUCTURAL UNITS, NO CUTTING
ADJUSTING OCTAGON STARS
DUTCH TRANSLUCENT PAPER STARS
UNIT ORIGAMI BALLS
FOLDING AND CUTTING
GERMAN SCHERENSCHNITTE, CHRISTBAUMSCHNITTE,
FALTSCHNITTEBANDER, POLISH WYCINANKA
GERMAN FOLDED STARS
CONSTRUCTING AND CUTTING
GYROSCOPE ORNAMENT (CONCENTRIC CIRCLES)
MORAVIAN HERRNHUT STARS
SCANDINAVIAN WOODEN ORNAMENT TREE
Many people visiting this blog really seemed to enjoy the winter holiday hands on math and origami activities, so I decided to find some similar projects for St. Patrick’s Day and other upcoming holidays. Visit St. Patrick’s Day Origami and receive step-by-step instructions for making a four leaf clover. Geometry really comes alive as young students complete this activity. Once completed, you can hang the clover at work, in your room or use as a decoration.
Easily, make a shamrock box, by following the instructions at Shamrock Origami.
For additional St. Patrick’s Day projects for children and teens visit the just revised AMC Montessori Spring 1999/2008 Newsletter and scroll down until you see the St. Patrick’s Day lessons.
Have you seen the prizes this month to be awarded to the 1st and 2nd place February winners??
Don’t forget, all year long, American Montessori Consulting is celebrating 20 years in Montessori education. Each month different prizes will be awarded. Enter the Montessori drawing by visiting http://www.amonco.org!!!!!! Scroll down until you see *New and Notable*
The January winners were Leonard Presberg of Hill Country Montessori School, Palmetto, GA and Amanda C of St. Paul, MN
2008 marks American Montessori Consulting’s 20th anniversary. Drawings will be held each month. Prizes will vary from month to month, so be sure to enter once monthly. Visit http://www.amonco.org and scroll down until you see *New and Notable*. There you will find out more about how to enter the drawing and what monthly prizes are available.Heidihttp://www.amonco.org
Congratulations to the January Montessori winners – Leonard Presberg of Hill Country Montessori, Palmettto, GA andAmanda C of St. Paul, MNHave you seen the wonderful array of prizes for the February, 2008 1st and 2nd place winners?To enter and read about the prizes, visit http://www.amonco..orgHeidi