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As a passionate Montessorian, we provide high-quality digital resources that cover a wide range of topics.

As a passionate Montessorian, we provide high-quality digital resources that cover a wide range of topics.
Atlantic Currents Nomenclature Cards

Atlantic Currents Nomenclature Cards

These nomenclature cards show the biggest ocean surface currents in the Atlantic. An ideal addition to your geography studies, or even a unit on Columbus. There are five ways to use this resource on different difficulty levels. Working with them helps develop left-to-right awareness, word recognition and vocabulary. The original artwork is high quality and makes this resource one-of-a-kind.
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Types of Sailing Ships

Types of Sailing Ships

This resource introduces types of sailing ships in an engaging way. It develops vocabulary, word recognition and order. The differentiation possibilities allow a wide variety of ages to work with this resource.
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Parts of a Sailing Ship (Nomenclature Cards)

Parts of a Sailing Ship (Nomenclature Cards)

These three-part-cards with original artwork introduce the basic parts of a sailing ship: stern, bow, keel, bowsprit, mainmast, mizzenmast, bonaventure mast, foremast, topsails and mainsail. They make an excellent addition to historical studies, a Columbus unit or general vocabulary work. Working with these cards develops a left-to-right concept and word recognition.
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Types of Ships (Classified Cards)

Types of Ships (Classified Cards)

This resource introduces modern types of boats and ships. It develops vocabulary, word recognition and order. The levels of differentiation allow it to be used with many different ages.
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Christopher Columbus Time Line

Christopher Columbus Time Line

This timeline shows the life and voyages of Christopher Columbus. Use it with the 2000-year timeline available for free from my shop! Roll out the timeline and weigh down ends. Mix the cards on a mat and simply match the year on the label to the timeline. Contains a control booklet to check order.
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Montessori Timeline: History of the Telephone

Montessori Timeline: History of the Telephone

The telephone is one of the most well-used inventions today. Over the past 15 decades, much has happened in terms of development. This timeline is a concrete representation of that history, giving a hands-on experience of the time that has passed. The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Nomenclatures: Parts of an Electrical Circuit

Montessori Nomenclatures: Parts of an Electrical Circuit

Electricity plays an important role in our lives. The concept of electrical circuits is explored in this resource. Nomenclature Cards entice the child to explore the parts of an electric circuit, building their vocabulary and reading skills. Each part is presented within the whole, giving the complete picture and showing the part's relevance within its context. This set includes electrical circuit wire load switch energy source The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Balance Scale

Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Balance Scale

Balance scales were one of the first kinds of scales, simple due to their mechanical build. They employ levers to measure weight and are therefore an excellent example of levers' daily applications. Nomenclature Cards entice the child to explore the parts of the concept, building their vocabulary and reading skills. Each part is presented within the whole, giving the complete picture and showing the part’s relevance within its context. This set includes … balance scale pointer weight pan support beam base weights sample pan The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Discussion Cards: Simple Machines

Montessori Discussion Cards: Simple Machines

Discussion cards allow children to practice their classification, and ultimately decision-making, skills. This particular resource contains four examples of the six types of simple machines: levers wedges pulleys wheels and axles inclined planes screws The control booklet allows an independent control of error and provides extra information on each image.
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Montessori Timelines: Simple Machines

Montessori Timelines: Simple Machines

Simple machines have made all of today's technical advances possible. This small timeline shows the four most important scientists who contributed to our understanding of simple machines. A timeline is a concrete representation of history, giving a hands-on experience of the length of an event or process. Because each of our timelines has the same interval size (although the units may vary), they can easily be combined, compared or set within one another to create an overarching picture of history. This set includes… Archimedes Hero of Alexandria Simon Stevin Galileo Galilei The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Lever

Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Lever

Levers are only one of six simple machines that make our lives easier! With this resource, learn about the different parts of a lever. Nomenclature Cards entice the child to explore the parts of concept, building their vocabulary and reading skills. Each part is presented within the whole, giving the complete picture and showing the part’s relevance within its context. This set includes original artwork for: - lever - effort - load - pivot - load arm - effort arm The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Classification: Living & Non-living

Montessori Classification: Living & Non-living

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify things into living and non-living. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Mammals by Diet

Montessori Classification: Mammals by Diet

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify mammals into herbivores, carnivores, omnivores and insectivores. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Types of Carnivorans

Montessori Classification: Types of Carnivorans

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify carnivores (carnivorans, to be specific) into feliforms (cat-like) and caniforms (dog-like). The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Types of Feliforms

Montessori Classification: Types of Feliforms

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify Feliforms into Felidae (true cats), Herpestidae (mongooses), Hyaenidae (hyenas), and Viverridae (viverrids). The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Cat Classification Bundle

Montessori Cat Classification Bundle

This amazing bundle contains discussion cards to classify things into living and non-living, living organisms into animals and plants, animals into vertebrates and invertebrates, vertebrates into mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, mammals into carnivores, herbivores, insectivores and omnivores, carnivorans into Feliforms and Caniforms. They can be laid out in one big tree diagram and used at different levels of ability.
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Montessori Classification: Types of Vertebrates

Montessori Classification: Types of Vertebrates

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify vertebrates organisms into mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Plants and Animals

Montessori Classification: Plants and Animals

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify living organisms into animals and plants. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Montessori Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify animals organisms into vertebrates and invertebrates. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of an Egyptian Pyramid

Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of an Egyptian Pyramid

These 3-Part Nomenclature Cards consist of 6 pictures, labels and text cards as well as one control booklet clearly showing the internal parts of a pyramid: air shafts, subterranean chamber, king's chamber, queen's chamber, grand gallery, pyramid Print on cardstock, cut on black lines, fold on grey ones and laminate. If you want to include the cursive label (D'Nealian), just fold in the middle so it's back to back. These cards can be used as flashcards or matching cards for more individually paced learning. For younger children, print two sets of the pictures and leave the labels attached on one - the children can then use those as control cards to match the loose labels. For early readers, match labels to pictures and use control booklet to check and discuss work. For older children, match labels and text to pictures. Use the blackline master printable to make own booklets.
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Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of a Lotus

Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of a Lotus

These 3-Part Nomenclature Cards consist of 10 pictures, labels and text cards as well as one control booklet clearly showing the external parts of a lotus plant: lotus, flower, petioles, carpels, stem, eye, crown, rhizome, stamen, leaves Print on cardstock, cut on black lines, fold on grey ones and laminate. If you want to include the cursive label (D'Nealian), just fold in the middle so it's back to back. These cards can be used as flashcards or matching cards for more individually paced learning. For younger children, print two sets of the pictures and leave the labels attached on one - the children can then use those as control cards to match the loose labels. For early readers, match labels to pictures and use control booklet to check and discuss work. For older children, match labels and text to pictures. Use the blackline master printable to make own booklets.
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