Raising an emotionally stable, socially adept, and cognitively advanced child can often seem daunting.This is where Montessori parenting comes in!
Welcome to the Montessori Parent’s practical guide!
Here you’ll discover all things Montessori and Montessori-inspired. We share ideas and inspiration for Montessori-aligned activities, sensory play and toys, books, furniture and weaning information.
When you start reading through the work of Dr. Maria Montessori – founder of the Montessori Method – you’ll find a treasure trove of inspiring, uplifting quotes.
While these quotes are based on education, I find them applicable to many aspects of parenting – and life more broadly.
Did you know that you can also apply the principles of art taught in the Montessori classroom within your own environment at home? Doing so can help your little one develop a love for art and creativity while promoting cognitive and emotional development.
Let’s be frank, potty training is nobody’s idea of a good time. It’s messy, it’s frustrating, and it can make you feel like you’re failing as a parent. But fear not! The Montessori approach to potty training is here to save the day, and make the whole process a little more fun and a lot less stressful. So grab your potty chair and let’s get started!
I share 40+ activities that you can try at home or in the classroom to integrate Montessori Practical Life activities into your little one’s daily routine.
If you’re looking at adopting the Montessori method for your newborn, Montessori baby mobiles are an easy and effective way to start. From keeping your baby happily engaged to contributing to the development of their visual and tactile senses, Montessori mobiles are one of the first essentials to consider for your newborn’s movement area.
So, you’re seeking a Montessori-aligned or inspired gift for the 1-year-old in your life? Montessori toys and tools can help provide a rich, stimulating environment
As parents, we all want our children to have the best education and development possible. The Montessori method is an educational pedagogy that has been adapted and applied to the home environment in recent years. With its focus on hands-on, child-led learning, the ideas behind the Montessori method translate well to the home environment, and as such may parents are seeking ways to support the use of the philosophy at home.
As a mom who’s always on the lookout for practical and versatile baby products, when I first found the Stokke Tripp Trapp high chair I was obsessed! The design totally sucked me in but it’s the flexibility that really sold me.
This Montessori-aligned high chair has been a game-changer for our family, especially when it came to baby-led weaning.
As a parent, I am always on the lookout for fun and engaging activities (that are also affordable!) to help my son learn, grow, and develop essential skills.
I remember the first time I stumbled upon the concept of a sensory bag in our Baby Sensory class – a clear bag filled with liquid, gel, and objects designed to encourage infants to explore cause and effect while honing their motor skills.
My curiosity was piqued, and I couldn’t wait to try making one myself!
I’ve put together 20 ideas to bring Montessori-inspired activities to your Christmas. These ideas are ideal for preschoolers aged 3-5, but you can adapt them to suit a range of ages. These ideas not only integrate Montessori principles but also help your and your child to build lasting memories while sharing important values and traditions with your little one.
Montessori Phonics is a delightful way to teach our little ones how to read and write. Maria Montessori created this method to help children learn phonics and letter sounds through engaging and interactive activities. The core of the Montessori Phonics system is the belief that our small people learn best when they can explore and experience things hands-on.
Have you come across sandpaper letters in your Montessori journey? Sandpaper letters are a tool that helps children learn the alphabet and phonics in a fun, hands-on way. Picture squares with letters made from high-grit sandpaper in either cursive or print. The rough texture is perfect for little fingers to trace and get to know the shape and sound of each letter.
Discover how to develop your child’s stereognostic sense with Montessori activities like the mystery bag. Learn how it promotes sensory development and problem-solving skills.
Great choice on deciding to build your very own DIY Montessori shelf! Montessori-inspired environments are becoming increasingly popular among parents and families who want to
How Emotion Cards Can Help Your Toddler Express Their Feelings [Plus FREE printable feelings flashcards]
As parents, we know that emotional development is just as important as physical development for our children’s growth.
As parents and educators, we all want our children to succeed in math. However, sometimes the traditional methods of teaching math can be dry and uninspiring. I know I personally found traditional methods really challenging during my education, and I wish methods like the Golden Beads were more mainstream when I was a kid!
Learn how to create a DIY Montessori mystery bag for your child! Develop their sense of touch, language, and sorting skills with this simple activity.
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