Montessori Home Areas

A compilation of Montessori home area articles.

child baking with parent on Montessori learning tower.

The Montessori Learning Tower: Why You Need One and Which Is The Best

If you have heard of Montessori, you have likely heard about the Montessori learning tower. This very neat furniture item is a mainstay in many Montessori homes. Why should you get one, though? When should you get a learning tower? What is the best brand of learning tower? What about safety? There are so many …

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child working in the prepared environment of a Montessori classroom.

Why is the Prepared Environment so Important in Montessori?

What is the Prepared Environment? The prepared environment is an organized, clean, spacious, warm, and inviting space in which learning and activities take place in Montessori. Classrooms and home learning spaces, alike. Materials are visually appealing, complete, and ordered specifically to aid in a child’s development. All materials are on low shelves for accessibility. Furniture …

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labeled toy storage bins for toy rotation for montessori at home.

Toy Rotation Guide: Common Questions Answered

Toy rotation can seem like a lot of work, or you just don’t know where to start, and why should you do it anyway? This Toy Rotation Guide will help answer all your questions. Benefits of Toy Rotation How many times have you said to yourself “they never even play with all these toys!”? Well, …

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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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Child's reading nook using child-sized Montessori furniture.

Montessori Furniture: How to Implement it at Home

Montessori: How to implement Montessori furniture into your home Imagine everything around you being gigantic. Imagine that you have to climb onto the chairs at your kitchen table by swinging one leg over and then pulling yourself up, or imagine having to wait for someone to lift you into your seat. Now, imagine being a …

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Toddler feeding herself.

How to Set Up a Dishwashing Station for Your Child

The benefits of setting up a dishwashing station for your child From the ages of 0-3, Montessori is all about Practical Life Activities. These activities not only foster independence and teach life skills, but they encourage the development of a child’s concentration and attention span. A dishwashing station for your child is a wonderful Practical …

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