21 days with a chicken egg

To celebrate the spring and Easter we made a little project inspired by a friendly Polish blogger. She provided us with necessary photos (and they can be found online) to follow the development of a chicken that happens inside an egg. Every day we took a look at a corresponding photo and afterward, we hanged the photos…

Vet laboratory & clinic

N decided to become a vet. But a real one and still as a child (optionally as a teenager). Quite a challenge I’d say! So recently a lot of our learning activities are connected to animals and becoming a vet. She’s really motivated! I decided to use this opportunity for as much learning as possible and…

DIY Lego advent calendar

We’re Lego-freaks and we’re not afraid to admit it! We love Legos, we spend whole days creating, recreating and making stories using Legos. So when I found the idea of making your own advent calendar using Legos I knew I’d prepare a similar one. For each day I prepared a photo of what’s to build and the bricks…

5 kingdoms of life. Montessori

After the Second Great Lesson, I wanted to introduce to Rascals the concept of 5 kingdoms of life. I was wondering whether to use the old classification (Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, Animalia) or the newer one with three domains (Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya). Finally, I just decided to mix them to make things easier to…