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montessoriathome 3d How to Create a Montessori Environment in Your Own Home

It took many hours of planning and YEARS of creating a Montessori environment but I believe it’s what makes our school one of the best preschools in Chula Vista.

I’m very proud of the atmosphere that we’ve created, but make no mistake, it took 25 YEARS of hard work to get to where we are today…and we’re still a work in progress. We’re constantly striving to find ways to excite your child and help them learn through the principles that Maria Montessori established.

With all of this experience under our belt, we wanted share with you how to create a Montessori environment in your home for your toddler or preschooler.

If you’re just visiting this article for the first time today, we described 10 different ways that you could transform your home to be inquisitive and to instill a love for learning.

So in case you missed it, here is a recap:

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Montessori philosophy believes that choosing toys in a Montessori home should challenge a child’s interest and imagination, without being too difficult or too easy.

If your child destroys a toy, it is often because the toy is either too simple, too difficult, or is in a deteriorated condition. Toys should inspire a sense of joy, wonder or fulfillment as a child plays with them. (Of course, first and foremost, toys should be safe!)

Types of toys

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Prepare a Montessori Home Environment How to Prepare a Montessori Home Environment for Your Children

There are some easy ways you can ensure that your Montessori home environment adheres to Maria Montessori’s philosophy, and provides your child with the opportunity to begin doing tasks independently.

Below are some suggestions for arranging rooms in your home so that they meet this criteria.

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