January’s Worm Box

Discover the life cycle of an earthworm with parts to match, learn with 3-part Montessori classification cards with the parts of an earthworm, as well as lots of interesting facts about worms. Carry out a growing worms science experiment together, try a measuring worms maths activity, cut paper worm segments, and set up a worm race using wheat straws. Find out how to make worms from spaghetti, salt dough and by winding wool. Go outside to create a wormery in a jar and experiment with some worm charming. We’ve also included a sweet little crocheted worry worm in this box, along with a specially created poem to read together.

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December’s Winter Festivals Box 

Discover the life cycle and parts of a Christmas tree, and festivals that celebrate light with our 3-part Montessori classification cards. Learn about the astronomical seasons, and create a Winter Solstice table decoration display for your home with dried citrus stars, jam jar leaf lanterns and leaf bowls. Enjoy a child-led candle decorating activity, and together you can bake tiny star cheesy bites, as well as practice counting with our 1-20 candle themed counting cards. Go outdoors to create a magical Winter Solstice spiral, and keep warm and cosy whilst colouring in an advent spiral by candlelight.

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November’s Snail Box

Learn about the life cycle and anatomy of the snail, discover interesting facts about snails, and explore 3-part Montessori classification cards with different types of snails. Make your own snails with a pack of eco clay and real snail shells, cardboard snails using your Peas and Pod box, and ones you can eat, by baking some delicious cheesy snails. Let your child’s imagination enjoy experimenting with making sensory flour coils, nature spirals and a snail trail. There’s also a snail inspired maths activity to practice 1-20 number sequencing, and a cutting and creativity activity that references Henry Matisse’s collage ‘The Snail’.

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August’s Bee Box

Bees are this month’s inspiration. Learn about the life cycle and parts of a honey bee, how honey is made and some facts about bees. There are 3-part Montessori classification cards with different types of bees, templates to make cardboard bumblebees from your box, a beeswax candle to roll, recipes for making seed bombs for bees and honey energy balls. Explore child-led bee printing, bee-inspired 0-10 number cards with beads for counting, a honey dipper to use as a Practical Life tool, and suggestions for ways to help bees.

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May’s Dandelion Box

We think dandelions are so special that they deserve a box of their own! Learn about the life cycle and parts of a dandelion, 3-part Montessori dandelion classification and information cards, how to make dandelion tea and fritters, sensorial dandelion soup and a dandelion crown. Experiment with dandelion imprints and sun prints, create abstract dandelion art, explore sorting activities and 1-10 counting cards. Plus Practical Life activities and Positive Parenting inspiration.

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April’s Ladybird Box

Ladybirds emerge from hibernation in April, and are the inspiration for this month’s box. Learn about the life cycle and anatomy of a ladybird, 0-10 counting cards with pegs and Montessori 3-part classification cards with different types of ladybirds. You’ll find ladybird crafts, including making a spinner and a fridge magnet, apple printing, ladybird poem making and a ladybird inspired sensory bin. Plus Practical Life and Forest School activities, as well as Positive Parenting inspiration.

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