There are lots of Montessori printables for free or for a small price online. If you’re on a budget these are great resources for educating your child. My favourite site for Montessori printables is Montessori Print Shop. They have tons of resources and lots of great free stuff. Here are some examples of free materials for use with toddlers or preschoolers (click on the link or the picture).
I finally broke out the laminator I got for Christmas (thank you to my mother). I had to order more laminating sheets though since I’ve misplaced mine. I must say, going by the cost of laminating at Staples, the laminator has already paid for itself. If you don’t have one and plan to home school, you must get one. This is the one I have and it’s great.
I recently printed and laminated some land/air/water activity cards, geometric solid cards and French clothing cards. Montessori Print Shop has a great selection of printables for use with toddlers. The quality is great, you get the download instantly and you can save it on your computer to print out again if needed. Here are some examples: