Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Fall Forward with Free Lesson Planning

Seeing is believing! The 2010 issue of the AMC Montessori Fall Hands On Newsletter is one of the most comprehensive free .pdf Montessori newsletters, and best of all it is FREE!

The creative educators that comprise the AMC Montessori Resource Center have generously contributed their ideas, lessons and resources in an effort to help you create some interesting, hands-on lessons for grades PreK - Grade 12. Look below to see topics:

Table of Contents

Part I

Hands-On Autumn Adventures - Autumn Leaves, Pumpkins, and Apple Classification
Harvesting Activities and Unit Studies
Gardens for Schools - Get Ready Now for Your Spring Garden
Aebleskiver ~ A Danish Pancake
Color Wheels ~ A Lesson Plan for Learning to Mix Colors with Poster
(Tempera) Paint
Famous Montessorians
Felted Ball Ornaments
Felted Bead Necklaces
< felted pouches
Special Decoupage Craft
Instructions for Making a Guiro - Caribbean Musical Instrument
Relaxation Exercises for the Classroom

Part II

Sound Effects Activities
Have You Heard the Following About Honey?
Recipe for Wood Dough for Sculpting
Turtle Drawing Lesson
Rice Pudding
Apple Sauce Parfait
Kathy O'Reilly Shares the Recipe - Fresh Fruit Freeze
from Cooking With Children Can Be Easy
Math Sequencing

Part III

Hobby City - Fun for Free Year Round
"Bread-on-the-Inside" Sandwich snacks
Omelet in a Bag
Snow Covered Pine Trees
Getting to Know Each Other Activity
Making Applesauce
The Friendship Tree
Make at Home Craft Recipes

Part IV

A Unit Study Featuring Italy
Middle School Word Puzzles
Painted Kitchen Trivet
Delighting in Little Things - Children and Microscopes
Article ~ Searching for the Right Book?
When in Doubt, Start with the Winners!
Hot Fudge Pudding Cake
Download Free Songs in French, Spanish, Italian, German and Chinese

Part V

Apple Wreaths
Making Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Montessori Cosmic Education and Peace: The Outdoor Environment
Sewing a Friendship Quilt
Literature Link Activity

Part VI

Geography Catch Games ~ A Game to Promote International Peace
Lithuanian Cranberry Cake
Fish Printing ~ An Ancient Art First Perfected in Asia
Free Hands-On Algebra Activity
Beginning Cross Stitch and Continental Stitch for Making Coasters, Etc.
Educational Posters Directory & Resources Guide for
Lifelong Learners, Classrooms, &
Homeschoolers from The Creative Process

Part VII

Writing Pattern Activity
Lesson Plan for Autumn by Vivaldi
Apple Angel Food Cake
Oma's Cookies ~ A German Recipe
Favorite Zucchini Bread


Zebra Stick Craft
Simply Sound Science Activity
Broken Rib Scarf with Seed Stitch Border
Macaroni and Cheese
Montessori Unit Study - The Cardiovascular System

Part IX

Combine Learning and Fun at Art Museums
*Treasure Hunt
*Art Collector
*I Spy an Eye
*Scavenger Hunt
Ever Been on a Microscope Safari?
See Gardening Related Articles and Lesson Planning Ideas Below:
Nectar Recipe for Hummingbirds
Family Fun While Camping
But We're Bored....
Rainy Day Blues
What to do with all those Tomatoes?
Homemade Fresh Tomato Ketchup
Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

To download the entire newsletter, please visit AMC Montessori Fall Newsletter


Heidi Anne Spietz