We are having fun learning about the moon and it's phases. I created a couple of printables just for the occasion. They have more professional ones at Montessori Print Shop, but why pay if you can make them for free. I store my 3 part cards in a folder that is included in the printable, the idea came from here. Office Max mini sorter works well with my folder, the label fits perfectly with it.
|Office Max mini sorter|
the directions. How's that for intuitive genius!
Lil A was able to use the 3 part cards for matching. My newly four year old also knows the difference between a gibbous and a crescent.
We utilized Google Earth to track out the moon phases. I absolutely love Google and this is one of their nicest programs. We used a worksheet from K12 and first drew what the moon should look like each day. Then we observed the moon and drew what it actually looked like.
What's learning without a special treat? Trader Joe's supplied us with our healthier version of the Oreo to make the moon phase. We enjoyed eating our moons for a nice iftar snack, after the sun went down and our fast was over.
Everything I make is completely free to use. I also accept and appreciate constructive criticism, if you find a flaw, please be gentle and let me know. ♥ If you get any good from it, give praise to our Creator and make du'as (prayers) for my family. . . and if you find any mistakes, pray for my forgiveness.
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