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Spring Hands On Flower and Gardening Ideas

Visit the following websites to access springtime gardening and other related information:

See the eclectic assortment of springtime lesson planning links by visiting http://amonco.org/springtime_celebrations.html

Children will discover how to change the color of a flower and how water travels up plants by participating in an activity submitted by Dale Gausman. See http://www.amonco.org/summer6/montessori_summer6.pdf and scroll down until you see Changing a Flower’s Color.

Diana, from Nature’s Workshop Plus, knows that we are all looking forward to the beauty of spring, so she showers us with some springtime nature activities that are sure to be enjoyed in any Montessori environment. See http://www.amonco.org/spring8/montessori_spring8.pdf

Rae, from Creative Process, shares a new leaf print activity that combines the study of botany with art. To learn more visit http://www.amonco.org/summer4/montessori_summer4.pdf

Flower Themes, Flowers in Art
Help usher in spring with Rae’s Flower Themes, Flowers in Art lesson planning ideas. See http://www.amonco.org/spring2/montessori_spring2.pdf

Diana, from Nature’s Workshop Plus, knows that we are all looking forward to the beauty of spring, so she showers us with some springtime nature activities that are sure to be enjoyed in any Montessori environment. See http://www.amonco.org/spring8/montessori_spring8.pdf

Garden Aristans offers help you will need to customize your garden lesson planning. Find everything from planning an herb garden to bird psychology by visiting Garden Artisans Newsletter Collection.

Finally, don’t forget to visit Gardening All Year Round – Tips from an Expert today

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Hands on Equations March Webinars

Were you unable to attend the special Montessori free Hands On Equations Webinars that were offered last month?? Some of your Montessori colleagues attended last month’s webinars and received invaluable information.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity afforded to you. A Hands-On Equations Learning System, to use with one student, is raffled at each webinar.
You are just one click away from being a part of the next webinar. It’s easy and free.

To register for an upcoming webinar, click on one of the links listed below and complete the registration process:

Thursday, March 4th, 1:15 – 2:00 PM Hands-On Equations Introductory Webinar

Wednesday, March 10, 1:15 – 2:00 PM Hands-On Equations Introductory Webinar

Wednesday, March 17, 3:15 – 4:00 PM Hands-On Equations Introductory Webinar

Enjoy!

Heidi Anne Spietz

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Springtime Hands On Learning for PreK – Grade 8

Please visit Springtime Hands On Learning 2011 for PreK- Grade 8/ for updated information.

Heidi
http://www.amonco.org

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Montessorian Dianne Knesek to Appear at Upcoming AMS Conference

Conceptual Learning – http://www.conceptuallearning.com

Dianne Knesek, of Conceptual Learning, will be attending the national American Montessori Society Conference in Boston, March 25th through March 28th. If you are planning to attend the conference stop by the Conceptual Learning booth to chat with her. Please see Part I Spring Newsletter for information about a free math materials from Conceptual Learning.

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