Welcome to Montessori Nature’s guide to Montessori Toddler Online Resources. You may be a new teacher in the Montessori classroom who is looking for inspiration, or a parent who recently heard about Montessori method but doesn’t know really where to start, or you are simply searching for more ideas. I hope this post will help you to navigate towards great materials and save you some time!
Montessori Toddler Curriculum:
Montessori Curriculum for “Toddlers” by Sorting Sprinkles
18 – 24 Month Toddler “Curriculum” by Married Mama Melissa
Toddler Curriculum by Noble World Montessori
Montessori Curriculum Teaching Album for Toddlers by Montessori House (paid)
My Montessori Toddler & Preschool Online Program for Two- and Three-Year-Olds by Lisa Nolan
Montessori Scope and Sequence(Infant – Age 12) (free) – by Montessori Compass
Areas covered: Infant Art, Music and Movement, Cosmic Studies, Geography, History, Language, Arts, Mathematics, Practical Life, Science Sensorial
Teacher Manuals by Montessori Research and Development Infant and Toddler (birth to 3)
Wikisori – Wikisori, among other things, is an online Montessori Album project built by Montessorians for Montessorians. Wikisori strongly encourages active participation, contribution and collaboration. Take as much as you want, but leave something behind to make Wikisori a little better than you found it. We currently have 574 pages of Montessori content and 806,603 registered users.
Essentials of a Montessori Toddler Classroom by Sorting Sprinkles
Comprehensive List for Toddlers (paid) and Montessori Basics 7: Essentials of a Toddler Classroom by Montessori for Everyone
Transitioning Your Toddler into Your Homeschool Environment by Every Star Is Different
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This beginner’s guide to the Montessori Method of homeschooling for children ages 2-6 is written by parents who have embraced this method of educating their own children. It was written in hopes of simplifying the process for other parents and caregivers who are considering doing the same. The Montessori Method of education can best be described as an “Aid to Life” rather than a specific method of passing on academic objectives.
Child’s Play: Montessori Games and Activities for Your Baby and Toddler
For children, playing is learning, and this appealing book is filled with more than 60 Montessori-inspired play-and-learn ideas that parents and kids can enjoy together. The games are arranged progressively, starting with simple games for infants and advancing to games and activities suitable for active toddlers. Each game description includes instructions for play, items and materials needed, and suggested related play activities for parents and their toddlers.
Open the door to teaching infants, toddlers, and two-year-olds successfully with these 300 activities linked to the latest development in child development. Observe what your children are already doing, then give them varied opportunities to develop at their own pace. Simple Steps outlines a typical development sequence in ten domains: social/emotional, fine motor, gross motor, language, cognitive, sensory, nature, music and movement, creativity, and dramatic play. Chapters on appropriate curriculum development and creating a positive learning environment are also included. The activities offer children the opportunity to practice new skills in a developmentally appropriate way.
What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Based on Dr. Maria Montessori’s instructions for raising infants, its comprehensive exploration of the first three years incorporates the furnishings and tools she created for the care and comfort of babies. From the design of the baby’s bedroom to the child-sized kitchen table, from diet and food preparation to clothing and movement, the authors provide guidance for the establishment of a beautiful and serviceable environment for babies and very young children. They introduce concepts and tasks, taking into account childrens’ ”sensitive periods” for learning such skills as dressing themselves, food preparation, and toilet training. Brimming with anecdote and encouragement, and written in a clear, engaging style, Montessori from the Start is a practical and useful guide to raising calm, competent, and confident children.
Toddlers Together: The Complete Planning Guide For A Toddler Curriculum
Toddlers (1 to 3 years old) experience the joy of learning all year long with these hands-on, seasonal activities. Cynthia Catlin, who has worked with toddlers for over ten years, brings you fun, easy-to-do activities geared toward the toddler’s unique stage of development.
First Art for Toddlers and Twos: Open-Ended Art Experiences
Discover the natural curiosity and enthusiasm of toddlers and twos as they explore creative art experiences designed just for them. In this updated, color edition of First Art, you will find more than seventy-five art experiences, with lots of variations that add to the fun and tips for making the activities run smoothly. First Art for Toddlers and Twos starts children on a journey full of exploration and creativity!
The Joyful Child: Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three
Every culture has wisdom but in modern times much of it has been lost. The first three years of life are too important for experiments, but the Montessori guidelines presented here have held true all over the world, no matter what the culture of the child, for over 100 years. It is the goal of this book to help parents look for, discover, appreciate, and support the mental, physical, and emotional needs of the child in the first three years of life. There are over 180 black and white pictures from the author’s work around the world with children from birth to three years of age. “The Joyful Child” is used in Montessori teacher training centers, middle school human development classes, birth preparation classes, and it is of interest to anyone studying education and child development. It has been translated into several languages and is often used as a text for parenting classes.
No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline Without Shame
Janet Lansbury is unique among parenting experts. As a RIE teacher and student of pioneering child specialist Magda Gerber, her advice is not based solely on formal studies and the research of others, but also on her twenty years of hands-on experience guiding hundreds of parents and their toddlers. “No Bad Kids” is a collection of Janet’s most popular and widely read articles pertaining to common toddler behaviors and how respectful parenting practices can be applied to benefit both parents and children. It covers such common topics as punishment, cooperation, boundaries, testing, tantrums, hitting, and more. “No Bad Kids” provides a practical, indispensable tool for parents who are anticipating or experiencing those critical years when toddlers are developmentally obliged to test the limits of our patience and love. Armed with knowledge and a clearer sense of the world through our children’s eyes, this period of uncertainty can afford a myriad of opportunities to forge unbreakable bonds of trust and respect.
The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
In this pioneering, practical book, Daniel J. Siegel, neuropsychiatrist and author of the bestselling Mindsight, and parenting expert Tina Payne Bryson offer a revolutionary approach to child rearing with twelve key strategies that foster healthy brain development, leading to calmer, happier children. The authors explain—and make accessible—the new science of how a child’s brain is wired and how it matures. The “upstairs brain,” which makes decisions and balances emotions, is under construction until the mid-twenties. And especially in young children, the right brain and its emotions tend to rule over the logic of the left brain. No wonder kids throw tantrums, fight, or sulk in silence. By applying these discoveries to everyday parenting, you can turn any outburst, argument, or fear into a chance to integrate your child’s brain and foster vital growth.
No-Drama Discipline: The Whole-Brain Way to Calm the Chaos and Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind
The pioneering experts behind The Whole-Brain Child—Tina Payne Bryson and Daniel J. Siegel, the author of Brainstorm—now explore the ultimate child-raising challenge: discipline. Highlighting the fascinating link between a child’s neurological development and the way a parent reacts to misbehavior, No-Drama Discipline provides an effective, compassionate road map for dealing with tantrums, tensions, and tears—without causing a scene.
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