What is open-ended play

What is open ended play_

Many of us may remember our childhood playtimes, when ordinary objects became the stuff of adventure and exploration with little or no prompting – just the workings of imagination. When a child is given opportunities to play without limitations or specific directions for how objects should be used or how activities must be carried out, …

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What is a Montessori Shelf

What is a Montessori Shelf and How do you use it

The Montessori method never goes out of style. It’s been around for over a century and parents just to love it, simply because it makes sense.  Let your children discover on their own, keep the materials natural, simple toys, more creativity and open-ended play – who can’t get behind that? With the simplicity of the …

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How often to rotate Montessori toys

How often to rotate toys_

One important aspect of Montessori-style play and learning is to limit the number of options a child has to choose from when selecting an activity. Since Montessori open-ended toys are designed to foster creativity, independence, and open-ended play, the limited number of choices benefits children because they are not overwhelmed or overstimulated.  As parents you …

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Why are Montessori toys so expensive?

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Every parent wants to give their children a great start when it comes to the development of motor and problem solving skills, even in the earliest stages of infancy. Many experts advocate for simple, quality open ended play options for children that foster exploration, creativity, and ultimately independence.  With so many options out there, it …

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