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About: Hi! I am Lisa Nolan, the 3 to 6 and 6 to 9 Montessori-trained teacher with over 30 years of experience (and a book nerd). My Montessori lessons in the Birth to 5 Lifetime Membership are for infants, tots, toddlers, preschool, and Kindergarten. A Birth to 5 Lifetime Membership also includes 30 days of consulting by email messaging (inside the membership website or on Facebook); 24/7 lifetime access to my lessons and my Montessori PDF e-books; access to my private podcast. What's included:
My Lessons for Birth to 2-Year-Olds
Infants and Tots: My 50 lessons for infants and tots are in my 116-page e-book Beginning Montessori with Infants and Tots Birth to 24 Months, including un-toys using upcycled and recycled materials and items from around the house. Some of the lesson activities can be handmade or prepared with materials from home, others can be bought at Montessori suppliers. It also includes my Montessori documents and FAQs for 0 to 24-month-olds, including The Absorbent Mind and Sensitive Periods in a Nutshell; Fine Motor Development (In Infants); How to Modify Toys in the Environment; How to Rotate Activities; and Siblings Working Together.
2s Practical Life: Open and Close Zips and Snaps; Sponging; Cleaning Spills; Sweeping; Putting on a Coat; Dry Pouring Into Bowl; Large Scrubbing; Small Scrubbing; and Cheese Cutting.
2s Sensorial: Froebel Bag; Geometric Solids; Cylinder Blocks; Sorting Large Objects; Match Fabric; Sort Silverware; Color Box 1; Thermic Tablets; and Pink Tower (modified with only four cubes).
2s Art, language, math, science, and zoology: Feeding Fish; Insect Matching; Boats; The Classified Picture Cards; Beginning First Sounds; and Early Counting with Objects.
My Lessons for 3-Year-Olds
Art and practical life: Metal Insets; Clay; Dry Pouring; Open & Close; Advanced Dry Pouring; Water Pouring; Tea Party; Spooning; and Tongs.
Sensorial: Sorting; Bag of Buttons; Bag of Beads; Color Tablets Box Two; Geometric Solids and Bases; The Brown Stairs; Tactile Boards; Cylinder Blocks; and Mystery Bag Advanced.
Science, zoology, botany, and geography: Classify Animals Cards; Plant Experiment; Land and Water Forms; Land and Water Globe; World Globe (or Color Globe or Continent Globe); Science Bubbles Experiment, Air Experiment, and Sink and Float Experiment.
Language and math: I Spy Game; Sand Paper Sounds/Letters; Write Sand Paper Sounds; Number Rods; Sand Paper Numbers; and Spindle Boxes.
My Lessons for 4 and 5-Year-Olds
Practical Life lessons: Snaps, Buttoning, Cut Faded Flowers, Weeding, Sewing in a nutshell.
Sensorial lessons: Smelling Bottles, Sound Cylinders, Thermic Bottles; Geometric Cabinet and Puzzle Shapes, Geometric Cards--match to Geometric Cabinet, and Puzzle Shapes; Color Box 3 and Baric Tablets.
Geography lessons: Animals of the World (continents), People of the World; Continent Puzzle Map Intro using the Land and Water Form Globe, Colored Continents Globe, and the World Puzzle (Continent) Map.
Botany & Zoology lessons: Zoology Animal Classified Cards; Botany 3 to 9 outline (from my Montessori training lecture notes); Plants Monocot and Dicot, Parts of a Real Plant, Leaf, and Root; Parts of a Plant Cards, Parts of a Flower Activities, and Leaf Cabinet and Cards.
Language lessons: Tracing, Movable Alphabet, Learning to Write Your Name, Writing On the Line, Labeling, Dictation, Phonograms, First Reading Lesson with Object Box, Reading Tablets/Cards, and Sight Words/Puzzle Words.
Math lessons: Math Intro, Counting 11-19 with Teen Beads, Counting 11-19 with Teen Boards and Combine with Teen Beads, and Counting 20-99 with Ten Boards & Beads.
Science experiments (a prerequisite for the 20 physics experiments): Bubbles, Air, Sink & Float, Boats, Siphon, Two Jars, Post Card, Candle in Glass, Shadows, Three Stages of Matter, Magnet Sort, Hidden Magnet, and Compass.
My Montessori Methodology and Philosophy
"Absorbent Mind" and "Sensitive Periods"; "Setting up a Montessori Environment for 3 to 5-Year-Olds," "Questions About How to Create a Montessori Home Environment," and "Nurturing the Child's Home Environment"; "The Home Preschool"; "The Three Period Lesson"; "Creating Some Activities"; "The Montessori Adult"; "Independently Working"; "Observing Your Child in the Montessori Environment"; "Indirect Preparation"; "Movement and Independence"; "The Human Embryo"; "Siblings, Lessons, and Working Together"; "Peace Education," "Conflict Resolution," "Social Grace and Courtesy," and "Discipline Quick FAQs"; "Care of the Environment Quick FAQs"; and "The Mind of the Elementary Child" and "The Elementary Environment."
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Photos by Lisa Nolan and Yvonne Goodrich