12 best Montessori toys for kids

Montessori activities and learning materials are what make the Montessori method of early education unique. Activities in the Montessori classroom teach particular concepts or skills that allow children to learn and correct mistakes on their own. There are specific Montessori toys and books for each age group that can help promote the Montessori principles of learning, play, and exploration in the Montessori classroom… but you can also bring them into your home.

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How to know if Montessori is right for your child

Choosing a school for your child can be a stressful decision, especially if you’re choosing your child’s first preschool. It may be the first kind of schooling your child is introduced to so, of course, you want it to be the “right” one. Perhaps you’ve heard about the Montessori method of early education when researching preschools, but you’re not quite sure what it is or if it’s right for your child?

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How to Montessori homeschool: your guide to setting up a Montessori homeschool classroom

Montessori can be a popular method for parents to use when homeschooling their children. Respect for the child’s development and interests, emphasis on independence and exploration, and the unique learning process itself can appeal to homeschooling parents. But how do parents set up an effective Montessori homeschool classroom?

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Montessori method pros and cons

The Montessori method has been a popular method of education in the U.S. for decades, preferred by many parents and schools because of its child-centric approach to learning and personal development. But there are advantages and disadvantages to every type of education, so make sure to consider the Montessori method pros and cons when exploring this preschool option for your child.

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What is Montessori? An introduction to Montessori

When it comes time to choose a preschool, the options can seem overwhelming. Do you need an in-home daycare provider or a preschool program … and what’s a Montessori school? These are all common questions we get from parents all the time, which is why we’re diving into what Montessori is and how it can differ from other preschools.

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6 tips on how to choose a Montessori school

If you’re like most parents, the decision to enroll your child in preschool can feel overwhelming. Not only are there multiple programs to choose from, but sometimes even different teachers or classes within the same school. If you’re interested in Montessori programs, you may have even more questions on what to look for when choosing a Montessori school. That’s why we’re sharing our top 6 tips on how to choose a Montessori school for your child.

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How to use the Montessori method at home

Bringing Montessori principles into your home can encourage your child to further practice the skills they learn at school: tidiness, independence, intrinsic motivation and more. Remember that your home does not have to be a perfect expression of the Montessori method. Making small changes like structuring your child’s play space similarly and promoting the same ideas can supplement their education by using Montessori at home. Adapt the Montessori principles to work for you, your child and your family as a whole to reap the benefits.

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