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The 'Culture' Area of the Classroom

The term culture is an umbrella term many Montessori teachers use to refer to the area of the classroom that comprises zoology, botany, geography, general science, history, music, and art.


Like all areas of the classroom, there are too many wonderful lessons and materials to describe in a blog post, but from the lifecycle and 'parts of' lessons on plants and animals, to the puzzle maps of the world, the calendar, the clock, magnets, sink and float, to activities in music and art, this area of the classroom holds endless possibilities and is how we teach young children about the world around them.


Linked here are some videos found on Youtube demonstrating some of these lessons -












Great overview of kids working in the culture area -






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