Crafts and Activities

A compilation of Montessori crafts and activities for babies, toddlers, and young children.

baby climbing stairs during sensitive periods for gross motor development and movement.

How To Encourage Gross Motor Development in Babies

Gross motor skills are larger body movements, such as rolling, crawling, walking or kicking a ball. It is important to encourage gross motor development in babies as it affects their balance and coordination for the rest of their life. *the following are sponsored links* Without proper gross motor development, they may have issues later doing …

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Assorted buttons for loose parts play.

DIY Montessori Button Sorting Activity

DIY Montessori button sorting activity Toddlers enjoy exploring new objects and sorting them into groups based on their features. Young children have a keen desire for order and sorting activities, just like this DIY Montessori button sorting activity, helps to satisfy that need. It also helps them better understand their surrounding world. This activity is …

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example of creating a yes space for baby, a baby safe room.

Creating A Yes Space For Your Baby

You may have heard the term “yes space” in the Montessori and RIE circles but are unsure of what it means or how exactly to go about creating a yes space in real life. You will get the answers to your questions, as well as photos to use as reference in this article. What is …

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