Here is our latest video of some basic Montessori materials you can DIY at home, organized by age & stage. Included are a number of different inexpensive of DIY alternatives to essential Montessori baby “toys” and materials including Montessori mobiles,
Here are the six biggest obstacles to the healthy development of babies and young children, according to Dr. Maria Montessori. 1. Too Much Help 2. Disrespect, Harshness, & Violence 3. Being Interrupted 4. Fatigue 5. Obstacles to Free Movement 6.
In Understanding the Human Being, AMI Trainer and Author Dr. Silvana Montanaro describes the first 6-8 weeks of life as the “symbiotic period” — which is both mother and baby need each other to “give and receive something absolutely necessary for
Are you a parent wondering what to do with your baby or toddler? What activities do you present, and when? Presenting Montessori timeline of activities from birth to 18 months! This resource was created because there was nothing else like
Most Montessori baby rooms and nurseries are decorated simply but thoughtfully. Many modern-day “Montessorians” feature simple, beautiful prints of animals, plants, or abstract colors and shapes. Cultural items and handicrafts are also common. What did Montessori herself prefer? Pictured above
Think of something luxurious: chances are you might think of dazzling diamonds, a sparkling sports car, or a glittering gold ring. Is this association between lustre and luxury just something our culture fosters in us over time? Not necessarily. Our