Free Resource Library

Welcome to the Resource Library!  I invite you to browse my educational resources. You will find educational resources that support a child’s development in many different areas: math, language, practical life skills, logical thinking, sensory development, fine motor and more.

I also included practical life food preparation PDFs to help you plan your activities and gather helpful tools. You will find a printable with an example of a daily rhythm of a Forest School to get you inspired and a guide on how to find a guide on how to choose a Montessori school for your child.

You will find the links to enroll in two courses for free: The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development and The Science of Learning – What Every Teacher Should Know

Whether you are an educator in the classroom or at home, I trust these resources will allow you to create fun learning activities for your students to explore.

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Open the PDF file with Adobe Acrobat Reader
In the “Page Sizing & Handling” section, select “Fit.”
In the “Orientation” sections, select “Auto portrait/landscape” if needed
Check “Save ink/toner” (optional)
Click “Advanced Print Setup”, select “Print As Image”.
Click “Print”
Print the document

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Free downloads are for personal and one classroom use only. You may print as many copies as you would like to use in your home or classroom; you may post online about a printable (example: a photo of your child using it), giving proper credit to Montessori Nature. Please do not claim these files as your own, alter these files in any way, sell, print these files and then sell the printed copies to others, store or distribute these files on any other website or location ( Dropbox, Google Drive, Facebook groups, etc.); you may not email the files to anyone or transmit them in any other way. If you know someone who would enjoy this resource, feel free to invite them to join our community and sign up to become a subscriber. 

The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development

What does a successful early childhood care program look like?

How has a child’s brain developed at the age of 3?

How does nutrition impact the future well-being of a child into adulthood?

Learn the answers to these questions and more in “The Best Start in Life: Early Childhood Development for Sustainable Development”.

With leading experts in the field – hailing from Harvard University, New York University and UNICEF, among other institutions – you’ll explore how neuroscience, sociology, anthropology and other studies have influenced understanding of early childhood development.

This course is for:
Graduate students and advanced undergraduate students who are interested in the key concepts and practices in early childhood development.
Teachers interested in the societal and biological factors impacting the children they support.  

The Science of Learning – What Every Teacher Should Know

 

A teaching course for K-12 teachers about the science of learning and how to use current research to improve classroom outcomes.

This education course will show you, through current research, how we learn — the way our brain makes, stores, and retrieves memories.

You will examine common misconceptions and misunderstandings about learning that can prevent students from learning at their fullest capacity.

Along the way you will explore the practical implications of cognitive science for classroom teaching in terms of choosing effective instructional strategies, developing useful assessments, motivating student effort, and designing learner-centered curricular units.

This course is aimed to enhance the practice of K-12 teachers.

Download Carly’s daily foreschool school rhythm detailed description.

Carly is the founding Director of Natureweavers, an award winning forest school on the Sunshine Coast. Nestled into the sunrise side of Black Mountain, Carly mentors children, families and adults and trains educators, teachers and those who live, work and play with children in practical and theoretical approaches to learning in, with and from nature and has been doing so since 2010.

Carly is an accredited Nature Pedagogue with the International Association of Nature Pedagogy, and she delivers practical sessions to inspire and encourage adults to learn in, with and from nature alongside children. Carly is an also environmental advocate with 14 years experience in the non-government, community and education sectors.

Download the Four-Week Food Prep Plan and use it in your classroom or home. Each week has a different theme and contains five different types of food preparation activities planned for you including a shopping list and space for notes in PDF form. I also share my favorite resources, links, and inspiration to save you time preparing your next set of food prep activities.

Sorting and Matching Cards

Activity Packs

Nature Explorations

Fine Motor and Colouring

For Teachers & Parents

Math, DIY and Posters 

3-Part Cards 

ABC & Sequencing Cards

Download this PDF to learn how to choose a Montessori school and how you can identify a ‘real’ Montessori school.

This group is for anyone who is looking to learn how to get starting homeschooling a child aged from 2-9 and would like to implement the Montessori approach and natural learning.

This group is for the Montessori method advocates raising, teaching and inspiring a multilingual generation of children.

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