The Math and Science Lab
This is the fourth and final set of videos in our Live Zoom, online sample of our hour-long virtual classroom.
There are 3 videos for this Part 4 of our sample virtual classroom.
First, let's take a little exercise break!
"Sample virtual classroom" featuring Sunflowers (5 min.)
Watch this video to see a sampling of how our teachers engage young children when it is time for a little brain break! Ms Carolyn plays her autoharp for the action song, "Ol' Miss Sally Likes to Bow."
First Video: Movement "Brain Break" (5 min)
Watch this video to see a sampling of how our teachers engage young children with hands-on math activities. Ms Carolyn is showing how to make a necklace (or bracelet) out of cheerios. Don't eat the necklace until you count how many cheerios!
Second Video: Math with Cheerios Necklace (12min)
Watch this video to see a sampling of how our teachers engage young children with hands-on math activities. This is a challenging EXTENSION with the cheerios necklace, using the Montessori bead bars to match the number quantity of the cheerios on Ms Carolyn's necklace to the golden beads and the colored bead bars. An early exploration with the decimal system.
Third Video: Cheerios Necklace Challenge with Montessori Golden Beads (5 min)
There are some lovely ideas for more activities to do at home that enhance your child's experience with learning about the life cycle of the Sunflower.
Check the Homebound Montessori Art Studio for a beautiful and simple sunflower art work to do from Miss Sharon's Montessori Peace Curriculum activity collection.