Christmas

40+ FUN AND ENGAGING HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS

It’s that time of year again! The leaves are turning golden colors and the air smells of brownies or is that just me? I absolutely love the fall! It’s the perfect time for engaging in some holiday activities for toddlers! Fall marks the beginning of holidays to come, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years! I love this time of year so much I have decided to put together a few different resources for you! There are so many learning opportunities for…

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11 PERFECT WANT NEED WEAR READ GIFT IDEAS FOR TODDLERS

If you haven’t heard of the want need wear read gift ideas for Christmas, let me explain it to you. Instead of buying your child, husband or anyone else in your family for that matter, every single thing they want on their wish list you focus on four categories with one gift for each. Want is something your family member wants. Need is something your family member needs. Wear is something your family member can wear. And lastly, read, is something…

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3 WAYS TO DEAL WITH UNWANTED HOLIDAY GIFTS AS A MINIMALIST

Last week I talked all about the ways you can have a minimalist Christmas. There are so many ways to enjoy the holidays that don’t include gifts. Unfortunately, unwanted holiday gifts are usually something you will end up having to deal with. Gift giving and receiving when you’re a minimalist can be tricky. Ever throw a party and say no gifts, and no one listens to you? Yeah me too. It’s almost worse at Christmas. I find telling well-meaning family and…

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HOW TO HAVE A MONTESSORI CHRISTMAS WITH A TODDLER

It’s that time of year again! I am so excited to start spreading the Christmas cheer this year! I want to focus more on a Montessori Christmas today. A Montessori Christmas is full of friends, family, fun, and lots of cheer. Having your toddler join the excitement is one of the best parts!   MONTESSORI CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES Whether you plan on celebrating Christmas with a big family gathering or just a small affair at your home you can still incorporate Montessori…

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HOW TO HANDLE UNWANTED GIFTS WHEN YOU PRACTICE MONTESSORI

Last week we talked all about the joys of having a Montessori Christmas. This week I want to talk more about how to handle some of the more difficult parts of being Montessori at Christmas, such as unwanted gifts. Well-meaning family can be hard to handle around the holidays. When you tell your mother in law over and over again that you do not want your toddler receiving any loud flashy plastic toys you’d think you’d be in the clear.…

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