The student who thrives most in the Montessori environment is the student who is most acquainted with the methods used both in the school and home environment. With this in mind, we want to provide you with the resources necessary to implement this pedagogy in your home and help your entire family to enjoy the process of “following the child”.
A wonderful website by Jesse McCarthy, expert and mentor of teachers and parents as well as experienced Montessori Educator. Check out his podcast for an easy-listening dive into Montessori pedagogy!
A website with comprehensive guides, articles, and more about implementation of Montessori within the home.
The American Montessori Society sets many of the standards any genuine Montessori School should strive to meet. As such, we would be remiss to leave them out of this resource guide!
Every year, we do a fundraiser through “For Small Hands”, which is a great way to get materials into your hands while earning materials for our casas. The importance of child-sized materials in a prepared environment is stressed by Maria Montessori in much of her literature. Check out our activities guide above for suggested materials to accompany daily activities!
A large but not quite exhaustive list of activities and materials by age. The site has a resources tab as well that is extremely helpful!
Check out the website author’s book “The Montessori Toddler” too!