Brazil’s Independence Day

September 7th was Brazil’s independence day and we celebrated by coloring the Brazilian flag and watching videos of the independence day celebrations in Brazil. We also watched a music clip with the “Esquadrilha da Fumaça,” a famous brazilian aerial squad, on You Tube. Below is the colored rice in the colors of the Brazilian flag…… Continue reading Brazil’s Independence Day

Stone Soup

Our school year has started at quite a slow pace. Last week we even took the time to make “stone soup.” In fact, our stone soup had no stones at all, but lots of fresh vegetables. It just so happened that we read the book Stone Soup during circle time, and Nic got really excited about the… Continue reading Stone Soup

Montessori Birthday Celebration

We’ve started our new school year celebrating Dani’s birthday Montessori style. The Montessori Birthday Celebration is a ritual where the child, holding a globe representing the earth, walks around the sun (a candle symbolizing the sun is placed in the center of the classroom). As the earth revolves around the sun and the child gets… Continue reading Montessori Birthday Celebration