Welcome!

 Waseca is a small non-profit company out of Athens Georgia dedicated to environmental education. Self published and hand built, we have been making Montessori materials of paper and wood that teach geography by biomes and integrate language with cultural studies for twenty years.

Waseca is also home to the rainbow reading program and the accompanying rainbow biome readers. Our material designs are original and aesthetically pleasing with the intention of capturing the child’s interest and beautifying the classroom environment.
Proceeds from the sale of materials go to the Waseca School where the doors are open to a diversity of families.

Waseca Biomes

made with love

Tree of Life

New! Children can build the Tree of Life! This material teaches how living things ar...

Details $190.00

Tree of Life Box

Protect your tree with a box designed for the Tree of Life. It has a sliding top and...

Details $55.00

From Our Blog...

Jun12

The Tree of Life

How is a raven like a writing desk? At Waseca Biomes, both (well, an African pitta and a drafting table) were parts of our process building the Tree of Life! A product that allows children to experience scientific classification firsthand, the Tree of Life comprises 69 wooden leaves, 21 wooden tree parts, 108 fact file cards with wooden box, a fabric control chart, a research master and this guide to presentation. Because we're so excited, we'd like to give a behind-the-scenes look...

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Jun12

Biome Specimens

To introduce the idea of a biome, I ask the children at the circle if they would like to go visit the biome.  I build a bit of eager anticipation and, then, we go outside beyond the playground.  Animals and evidence of animals as well as plants may be the initial focus.  Guide their observation skills to noticing the air.  Is it moving? What is the temperature?  Dig down into the soil...

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Maps

Travel the world without leaving the room. This book of maps is a visual feast for r...

Details $35.00

North America Stencil

North America Stencil. New!! These wood veneer stencils are 11x17 and include a wood...

Details $55.00

South America Stencil

South America Stencil. New!! These wood veneer stencils are 11x17 and include a wood...

Details $55.00

Africa Stencil

Africa Stencil. New!!  These wood veneer stencils are 11x17 and include a wooden tra...

Details $55.00

Europe Stencil

Europe Stencil. New!! These wood veneer stencils are 11x17 and include a wooden tray...

Details $55.00

Asia Stencil

Asia Stencil. New!! These wood veneer stencils are 11x17 and include a wooden tray a...

Details $55.00

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