Montessori and Sleep Training

Putting your infant or toddler to bed can be daunting even for the most experienced of parents.  While it can be easy as a parent to let your infant or toddler sleep next to you, bedtime often becomes an opportunity to develop the qualities of independence and confidence in children from a young age.  When…

How Montessori Teaches Reading

The Montessori Method of education is a unique pedagogical tool that promotes holistic development in children through organic means of learning.  From specifically designed Montessori Materials to a systematically organized Montessori Prepared environment, Dr. Maria Montessori took all the needs and requirements of a developing mind into account.  Reading and Writing are among the most…

Daily Montessori Schedule

Upon briefly researching the Montessori Method of Education as a potential candidate for facilitating education for your younger one, you may think of this pedagogical tool to be quite chaotic and unorganized.  However, this is a myth and definitely far from the truth. The Montessori Method of education lays heavy emphasis upon auto-didactic education, mixed-age…

DIY Montessori Toys

The eccentric and unconventional world of the Montessori Method, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori integrates a plethora of unique concepts that promote holistic development in children. One of the most exciting features of the Montessori Method of education is the extremely intriguing and engaging Montessori Toys.  Unlike traditional toys that often overwhelm and overstimulate the…

Knobbed Cylinders

The eccentric and unconventional world of the Montessori Method incorporates a myriad of unique concepts, exciting materials, and insightful activities that promote holistic development in children.  The quintessential component in a Montessori Environment is the beautifully designed and captivating Montessori Materials. In the year 1907, Dr. Maria Montessori developed a systematic pedagogical tool that took…

Montessori Birthday Celebration

Birthdays especially for young children are among the most long-awaited events of the year, and for very good reasons! In fact, Birthdays are a great way of celebrating life, and new beginnings, or embracing the progress the child has made as they grow older.  But did you ever wonder how birthdays are celebrated in the…

Montessori Cribs

Let’s face it, setting up a nursery for your infant can be a daunting task for the best of us, especially when you do not know where to begin. Infants and toddlers need a little extra attention and security, especially during their initial stages of development. While most traditional tall and caged cribs are a…

Montessori Climber

Just like academic concepts are integral for facilitating cognitive development in children, physical activities are equally important for their physical and gross motor development.  You might notice your child during certain instances jumping around the house or climbing up furniture. This can be due to a lack of physical activity or due to limited access…

Montessori Language Curriculum

Language, although encompassing arbitrary symbols and sounds, is what makes humans, well humans.  Dr. Maria Montessori firmly believed that a child is born with the capability to acquire at least one language with the help of an already-developed language acquisition system. The Montessori Method of education is a unique pedagogical tool that considers every need…

Montessori Climbing Toys

The Montessori Method of education always encourages children to learn through hands-on learning and self-directed play. Dr. Maria Montessori stressed the importance of independent play during sensitive periods that aid in the development of children as a whole. Montessori toys empower children to be creative thinkers and problem solvers. Parents can choose age-appropriate and engaging…