This is not an easy answer to find, especially if you’re brand new to the idea. Montessori at home looks MUCH different than a classroom setting, so it’s easy to get confused.
You may be wondering:
Do I need Montessori materials in my home?
What about activities, do I need to teach lessons?
What age can I start?
Is this a parenting philosophy?
If Montessori is all about choices and independence, how do I get my child to behave?
It includes an overview of the Montessori method, the universal principles that you can take from a classroom setting into your home, and three steps to creating a Montessori prepared environment, no matter where you are.
By the end of the course, you’ll not only have answers, you’ll know if this style of parenting is something you’d like to adapt for yourself.
The 8 universal principles of any Montessori space
How to apply these universal principles and bring Montessori into your own home
The secret to a Montessori home
How to craft a daily routine that works in under 10 minutes
The most influential aspect of an environment, which can change any space immediately
If Montessori is a good fit for your family (or not)
3 easy steps to get started
Leanne Gray, M.ED started The Prepared Environment to offer parents honest, practical advice about guiding young children and creating a supportive environment in their own home. Her work is to help children develop a strong sense of self, be confident in their abilities, and have the skills to act on their ideas at home and at school.