Montessori from birth - supporting baby's natural gross motor development by avoiding baby containing devices

Natural Gross Motor Development

In this article, I want to share why you don’t need to use many baby items (from jumperoos to swings to bouncy chars to baby walkers), what you could do instead, and what the Montessori perspective is on this. Movement is extremely important, especially for infants. According to Montessori, infants have a sensitive period for gross motor development. Parents can encourage …

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Discover the true meaning of freedom in a Montessori environment and how it nurtures children's development. Learn about the importance of structure, limits, and authoritative guidance to foster internal freedom and self-motivated learning. Explore the different aspects of freedom, such as choice, movement, time, exploration, and communication, within the context of a Montessori prepared environment. Gain insights into creating a balanced and empowering environment that supports children's growth, independence, and success

Freedom in a Montessori Environment

Freedom. This word means different things, to different people, in different places. Stepping back, what does freedom mean in relation to the Montessori environment — universally, developmentally, and practically? What Does Freedom Mean in a Montessori Environment? In short, in the Montessori Method it means the given freedom to safely work in an environment designed …

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