Category Archives for Toys

Montessori stocking fillers

  A member of my Montessori FB group asked recently for ideas of gifts under £10. If stocking stuffers or fillers is a tradition in your family, here are some Montessori inspired gifts for under £10.

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The best Montessori inspired Non toys gifts list

In order to inspire you this Christmas, I have written a series of blog posts featuring my favourites toys and gifts. Last week, I shared my favourite Montessori gifts for babies. This week, we will focus

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Montessori Parenting: Do I need to encourage my child to pretend play?

Montessori parenting: Do I need to encourage pretend play? Montessori is well-known to encourage children to have real experience and to participate in the daily activities, such as cooking, taking care

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Product review: Sumblox and Montessori

Sumblox and Montessori I recently tried the Sumblox with my two children. As they are 6 and 10, they are obviously well able to count and to carry on many mathematical operations. What I wanted to know

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What is a treasure basket and heuristic play?

Today I want to chat with you about the treasure basket. (scroll down to watch my video about treasure basket and heuristic play) It’s for babies between 6 months of age to roughly one-year-old. When

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First Baby Montessori Rattles and grasping toys

“The hands are the Instruments of the man’s intelligence” ‘Those children who have been able to work with their hands make headway in their development, and reach a strength of

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Best Montessori toys for Easter

Updated post for 2018! I have always associated Easter with Spring, outdoor and good weather. So in our family, the kind of toys we buy at Easter are essentially nature and outdoor orientated. Following

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where to buy Montessori toys and Montessori material in the UK?

Every single week in my classes, parents ask me “where did you buy that toy?”, “where can I find that material?”. So I thought it would be a good idea to list here my favourite

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How I have used Simplicity Parenting with Montessori?

Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you feed that life has become suddenly so complicated now that you have children?  Do you live in a big city when there is always some place to go, someone to meet, or more

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Montessori friendly puzzles and how to progress from one to another

Puzzles were my daughter’s favourites toys when she was little. From the moment she discovered her first peg jigsaw at 1 year old to around the age of 4, she spent long periods of time every day completing

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