Category: Education

5 Fun Hibernation Study Activities

5 Fun Hibernation Study Activities

If you haven’t read our blog post on the Fascination of Hibernation yet, make sure you head on over there to check it out. Did you know there are 3 types of hibernation? In this post we share 5 fun hibernation study activities you can easily add into your curriculum or home learning resources. Children […]

The Fascination of Hibernation

The Fascination of Hibernation

What do animal tracks in the snow tell us about animal activity during the winter? Some animals hibernate, and some don’t. Depending on the animal, hibernation can last a few days or a few months. Read on to learn many more unusual facts about the fascination of hibernation. So what is hibernation?  Hibernation is typically […]

The Montessori Three Period Lesson

The Montessori Three Period Lesson

Education that Fosters Curiosity My background as a parent of two children who attended a Montessori school is the driving force behind Puzzle Heads Educational Products. The reason I chose a Montessori education for my children was largely because it encouraged the childrens’ natural sense of curiosity. Learning in a Montessori program is joyful and […]

Montessori Puzzles and the Curriculum

Montessori Puzzles and the Curriculum Montessori puzzle map showing the pincer grip of picking up a piece.

The Emphasis of Puzzles in the Montessori Classroom When you think about it, there is probably no other educational philosophy that places such emphasis on the use of puzzles in the classroom. In fact, in Montessori schools puzzles are not just in the classroom as random activities that children can take out when there is […]