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    Montessori metal insets tracing tray DIY

    I came up with this DIY Montessori tracing tray, to help stabilize the insets while my daughter traces shapes. My daughter is ready to start writing, in fact she can already trace a couple of letters. So I bought  this wooden, smaller, cheaper version of metal insets but I couldn’t find a tracing tray for this smaller version.  What is exactly a Montessori metal inset?  The Metal Insets are used in preparation for writing, to help control of writing movements and changing directions. You can learn more about how to use the insets in this article from How we Montessori   and on this other link from Info Montessori you will…

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    All about me – toddler printable book

    I had noticed that Mia really enjoyed looking at family photos and she ask me for every person’s name in our wedding album. I designed her an “All about me book” which it includes her family members and favorite things. It’s her favorite book by far. One of the reasons it’s because I used photos instead of drawings and because it includes all of her favorite things. The first time I made her the book was when she was almost 2 years old. We went on a trip to California and left the book at a Hotel. She keep asking for Mia’s book so I printed another one and decided…