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Montessori for the New Millennium

Montessori for the New Millennium: Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori Although Montessori’s name is almost universally known in education circles today, and there are countless nursery schools throughout the world using the “Montessori Method,” theContinue reading “Montessori for the New Millennium”

Melissa and Doug Basic Skills Board

Dress the adorable bear puzzle and learn to zip, buckle, lace, snap and more Brightly colored, smooth-sanded pieces help build early shape, color and size differentiation skills Incredible value and superior craftsmanship Childhood favorite Newly redesigned board features a colorful bear with tons to explore! “Dress” the adorable bear puzzle, and learn to zip, buckle,Continue reading “Melissa and Doug Basic Skills Board”

Camden Rose Childs Cherry & Maple Wood Table and 2 Chairs, USA Made

Rounded corners protect from sharp edges Sized specifically for children Solid Cherry & Maple wood construction with Three BEEautiful Bees Natural beeswax polis MADE IN THE USA SHIPPING in Continental USA only; additional shipping required for AK, HI, Canada & Australia A charming solid wood children’s table and two-chair set. Ideal for coloring, painting, readingContinue reading “Camden Rose Childs Cherry & Maple Wood Table and 2 Chairs, USA Made”

Melissa & Doug Educational Toys and Games

Melissa & Doug are one of the leading providers of educational toys and games for children. With a broad range of quality wooden products (all non-toxic and lead free), many of their toys and games are suitable for incorporation into a Montessori setup. Here are a few we like: Melissa & Doug Geometric Stacker –Continue reading “Melissa & Doug Educational Toys and Games”

Montessori: Brilliant Minds Montessori Programs

The Brilliant Minds Montessori programs were developed by Dr. Meredith McCurdy for her students at Brilliant Minds Montessori in Sanford, FL. Dr. McCurdy is a Certified Montessori Teacher and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Syracuse University, a Master’s Degree in Child Development and Education from the University of London, England, and a Ph.D.Continue reading “Montessori: Brilliant Minds Montessori Programs”

Plan Toy Geometric Sorting Board

A Set Of Four Geometric Shapes Which Can Be Stacked Together According To The Number Of Holes In The Middle Of Each One Instills Early Math Concepts Through Play Teaches Shape Recognition And Early Geometry Winner Of The Good Toy Award From Parent Magazine Teaches Color And Pattern Recognition Through Play A set of 4Continue reading “Plan Toy Geometric Sorting Board”

Montessori: Educational Material for Early Childhood and Schools

This volume explores the main aspects of Maria Montessori’s theory of education, focusing primarily on the learning materials that are so critical to carrying out her philosophy. In four detailed essays and a number of short, explanatory texts, the book explores: the architectural and aesthetic importance of Montessori classrooms; the effect they had on theContinue reading “Montessori: Educational Material for Early Childhood and Schools”

Montessori Activities: Easy, Affordable Ideas for the Busy Box

Planning a Montessori curriculum – even a partial one – is time consuming and, if you follow the Montessori recommendations, it can also be quite expensive. Wood-based toys are beautiful and pleasing on the eyes but rather hard on the pocket. So when I was putting together a Montessori Busy Box, this was what IContinue reading “Montessori Activities: Easy, Affordable Ideas for the Busy Box”