Montessori Materials for the Elementary Classroom:

Various Vegetables, Set 1
• color pictures, labels and who-am-I-stories for 12 vegetables
• a set of titles for sorting by plant part (What Part Do We Eat?)
• a set of titles for sorting by plant family (What Family?)
• a sequence of suggested lessons, a key to the sorting activities and a list of suggested books for reading and research.  
Lessons with Various Vegetables provide children with reading work, practice with organization and classification, and the opportunity to learn information about many common vegetables.  The work supports and extends the studies of botany and fundamental human needs. Pictures and story cards are 2.25  x 3.25 inches.

Various Vegetables, Set 2
• color pictures, labels and who-am-I-stories for 12 vegetables
• a set of titles for sorting by plant part (What Part Do We Eat?)
• a set of titles for sorting by plant family (What Family?)
• a sequence of suggested lessons, a key to the sorting activities and a list of suggested books for reading and research.  

Lessons with Various Vegetables provide children with reading work, practice with organization and classification, and the opportunity to learn information about many common vegetables.  The work supports and extends the studies of botany and fundamental human needs. Pictures and story cards are 2.25  x 3.25 inches.

Fabulous Fruit  Set 1
• color pictures, labels and who-am-I stories for 12 fruits
• a sequence of suggested lessons
• a key to the sorting activities
• a list of suggested books for reading and research 
Pictures and story cards are 2.25 x 3.25 inches.

Lessons with the Fabulous Fruit materials provide children with reading work, practice with organization and classification, and the opportunity to learn information about various fruits.  This work supports and extends the studies of botany and fundamental human needs. 

Fabulous Fruit  Set 2
• color pictures, labels and who-am-I stories for 12 fruits
• a sequence of suggested lessons
• a key to the sorting activities
• a list of suggested books for reading and research
Pictures and story cards are 2.25 x 3.25 inches.

 

Lessons with the Fabulous Fruit materials provide children with reading work, practice with organization and classification, and the opportunity to learn information about various fruits.  This work supports and extends the studies of botany and fundamental human needs. 

Spicework  Set 1
• color pictures, labels and who-am-I stories for 12 spices
• a sequence of suggested lessons, a key to the sorting activities  and a list of suggested books for reading and research
Pictures and story cards are 2.25 x 3.25 inches.
Lessons with the Spicework materials provide children with reading work and the opportunity to learn information about various spices.  They support and extend the studies of botany, geography and fundamental human needs.

Butterflies
 • color pictures, labels and stories for 12 butterflies
 • a sequence of suggested lessons, a key to the sorting activities and a list of suggested books for reading and research
Pictures and story cards are 2.25 x 3.25 inches.

Lessons with the Butterfly work provide  children with reading work and practice with  sorting, organizing and classifying.  They also offer  the opportunity to learn information about  butterflies.

Trees
• color pictures, labels and who-am-I stories for 12 trees
• a sequence of suggested lessons, a key to the sorting activities and a list of suggested books for reading and research
The leaf pictures are in autumn colors.  Working with these materials will help children to learn about some of the common trees of North America. Pictures and story cards are 2.25  x 3.25 inches.

Fossils
• color pictures, labels and stories for 12 types of fossils
• a sequence of suggested lessons, a key to the sorting activities and a list of suggested books for reading and research.

Working with these materials will help children to learn about some of the ways that fossils are formed and about various types of fossils. Pictures and story cards are 2.25  x 3.25 inches.

Quiltwork Set 1
• color pictures and labels for 24 patchwork quilt squares
• a set of projects for exploring the art and geometry of quilts
• a list of suggested books for research and reading aloud
Lessons with the Quiltwork materials will introduce children to the fascinating world of quilting and help them to learn the names of some quilt patterns. Suggested lessons will give students opportunities to explore patterns and color relationships.  A list of exciting quilt-related literature will help teachers and students to explore the history of quilting and quilters. Pictures are 2.8 x 2.8 inches.

International Alphabet Flags
• matching cards: color flags and the letter or number each flag represents
• introduction and color key to the flags

Lessons with this work extend the traditional study of The Flag and its Parts.


Morse Code
• an introduction to Morse Code
• matching materials for Morse Code and English letters, numbers and punctuation
• a key to the matching materials
• worksheets for practicing encoding and decoding.
Lessons in Morse Code are an extension to language work and intriguing to the elementary child who typically has an interest in codes and ciphers. Matching pieces are 1.25 x 1.25 and 1.5 x 1 inches.

Egyptian Hieroglyphics
• matching materials for the hieroglyphic alphabet, hieroglyphic determinatives and hieroglyphic numbers with many hieroglyphs in color as well as keys to these three activities
• suggested lessons and extensions and a list of useful books for reading and research
Lessons with the Egyptian Hieroglyphic materials provide children with an introduction to the culture and beliefs of the ancient Egyptians. This work extends the traditional History of Writing, adds a new perspective to the study of math and supports the study of Fundamental Human Needs. Hieroglyphic pictures are  1.25 x 1.25 inches.

Ancient Greek Alphabet and Numbers
• matching materials for the ancient Greek number system
• an introduction to the subject, a sequence of suggested lessons and keys to the sorting activities
Lessons with the Ancient Greek Alphabet and Numbers materials extend the traditional History of Writing, History of Math and the study of ancient Greek culture. Matching pieces are 1.25 x 1.25, 1 x 1.5 and 1 x 3 inches.

Heraldry

• matching materials for the study of the fields, lines and colors of the shields of the Middle Ages

• matching materials for the parts of a knight's achievement (also known as his coat of arms)

• a list of recommended books for reading and research

• an introduction to the subject, a sequence of suggested lessons and related projects, and keys to the sorting activities

(Heraldry Picture)

Lessons with the Heraldry materials extend the traditional study of the Middle Ages.  The beautifully colored shields, magical animals and intriguing symbols offer a window into medieval culture.  After working with the mathcing materials children may enjoy designing their own achievements.  Matching pieces are 2.25 x 2.25 inches.

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