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Montessori Support and Resources

Deciding to homeschool children using the Montessori Method is a BIG decision.  There is so much to learn, so much to prepare, and so many choices to make.  We have been using a Montessori-inspired Method with our children for years now and I'm still learning.  For this very reason I've decided to put all of my Montessori-inspired homeschooling support and resources in one place.

This page includes sections about
  • Decisions
  • Schedules and Routines
  • Curriculum Ideas
  • The Classroom
  • Learning Resources
  • Montessori Materials
  • Other Support and Resources
The more I write, the more will be here, updated regularly for your convenience.  I hope you are able to find what you're looking for, and if not, leave a comment with questions and I'll be sure to address them as quickly as I can.

 Montessori Support & Resources from Every Star Is Different

Montessori Support and Resources

Montessori Planner for Teachers and Parents

Montessori Planner for Teachers and Parents


Deciding how to educate your children is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make. It affects you and your child in so many ways.  Here's an inside look at our decision making process.

The Best Tips for Montessori Homeschooling How Our Family Came to the Decision to Homeschool Homeschooling My Autistic Child Transitioning Your Toddler Into Your Homeschool Environment 
  Montessori Is Much More than Shelves and Materials When Everything Seems to be Going Wrong with Montessori

Schedules and Routines

Schedules and routines change over time depending on the age and development of your children, as well as life circumstances. Here are some of the schedules and routines we've had over the years.

How We Do Montessori Middle School at Home Our Montessori Co-op School Schedule A Day in the Life of a Montessori Family With Special Needs Our Fallback Plan Our School Day Schedule Our School Year Schedules and Routines

Curriculum Ideas

Are you looking for curriculum ideas?  We use unit studies in our family as it appeals to the interests of our children and helps me remain focused and organized as I prepare our curriculum.  If you're looking for unit theme ideas!  You're sure to find some here.

Music Curriculum for 2016-2017 School Year Unit Themes for the 2015-2016 School Year Toddler and Preschool Unit Themes for the 2015-2016 School Year Unit Themes for the 2014-2015 School Year Tot School Themes Our Themes for School Year 2013-2014

The Classroom

Creating a classroom environment that works for your children can be a challenge depending on their needs.  Here are things we've learned along the way while improving our classroom and how it functions.  You can also see a tour of our classroom.

How to Create a Montessori Binder The ABCs of Behavioral Analysis Our Montessori Classroom Auditory Stimuli in the Classroom Oral Stimuli in the Classroom Visual Stimuli in the Classroom Tactile Stimuli in the Classroom How Do You Meet the Needs of Individual Students with Varying Skills and Abilities

Learning Resources

There is so much to learn about the Montessori Method.  Here are resources I've created to help along the way. 

Montessori Daily Task ChecklistThe Montessori Peace Corner Autism and Montessori Practical Life at Home Montessori Three Period Lesson Visual Prompt Early Reading Recommendations The Montessori Silence Game

Montessori Materials

Montessori Sensorial Materials: Number Rods and Red Rods Montessori Sensorial Materials: Pink Tower and Brown Stair Learning the Montessori Way: Multiplication Learning the Montessori Way: Writing Learning the Montessori Way: Letters and Sounds Learning the Montessori Way: Numbers & Counting


If you're looking for more information, here's everything else I've written about.  You'll find fun printables, community support and more.
Montessori and Special Needs Facebook Community Teaching Children about Responsibility Charting the ABCs of Behavioral Analysis The Best School Book Storage Hack Rainbow Writing Prompts (Free Printable) Homeschooling Question and Answer Session with Renae

If you enjoyed this page and are looking for even more resources, be sure to check out the following pages.

Free Printables Children's Book Recommendations The ABCs of Montessori and Special NeedsMontessori Floor Bed for Baby Tips for Helping Children Become Independent at Mealtime

Montessori Support & Resources from Every Star Is Different

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