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Top 5 Montessori Alternative Materials

Confession - there is so much to choose from that we couldn't quite keep it to just 5!

Your child attends a Montessori pre-school and you would like to recreate a Montessori environment in your own house but, offical Montessori materials are expensive and soon grown out of. However, here at Book and Toy we have Montessori style toys that have the same benefits without breaking the bank. Scroll down to browse Top 'Unoffical Montessori' materials. (If you do prefer to purchase the official Montessori lines, we have those too).

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Balance Scales

Balance Scales

Ref: 6934510506605
For young children, using scales and weighing items provides a wealth of opportunities to develop skills related to Understanding the World. This set allows them to learn about the relative weights of ...
Price: $18.96 Inc IVA
12,096.48 CRC

Bamboo Build & Run - Musical Kit

Bamboo Build & Run - Musical Kit

Ref: 6958792730183
Montessori principles include letting a child fix their own problems as it boost their self esteem and self confidence and this marble run gives that in abundance. Even older children love it as they get ...
Price: $61.62 Inc IVA
39,313.56 CRC

Basic Skill Board

Basic Skill Board

Ref: 772137843
Being able to dress themselves allows children to be more independant and the Montessori Dressing Frames give them the chace to practice the skills such as zipping, buttoning, typing laces etc needed to ...
Price: $25.28 Inc IVA
16,128.64 CRC

Beads Sequence

Beads Sequence

Ref: 6934510561826
Being able to follow sequences is important for a child's brain development as it allows them to recognize patterns that make the world more understandable. Additionally, recognizing patterns is a conceptual ...
Price: $36.34 Inc IVA
23,184.92 CRC

Catch & Match

Catch & Match

Ref: 6971608445743
If your child is in a Montessori school, you would have seen them doing certain tasks related to hand eye coordination such as transferring beads from one bowl to another, or sorting beads by colour amongst ...
Price: $30.02 Inc IVA
19,152.76 CRC

F1 Racing Track

F1 Racing Track

Ref: 6927049002717
This simulates the Montessori trackers, but using cars instead of balls. This toy look so simple but has a huge contribution to a young child's development.Develop tracking skills by allowing the child ...
Price: $33.18 Inc IVA
21,168.84 CRC

Marble Run -49 pcs-

Marble Run -49 pcs-

Ref: 6934510516192
We love this toy and it provides hours of fun whilst surreptitiously teaching key STEM skills. Children build a run for their marble and then test to see what happens. This is very much a probem solving ...
Price: $39.50 Inc IVA
25,201.00 CRC

Maze Puzzle

Maze Puzzle

Ref: 6934510509682
A variation of the 'Twist and Sort' Montessori material, our Viga version offers a set of increasingly difficult challenges to get the block down the dowel. It helps the child to improve hand-eye coordination, ...
Price: $15.80 Inc IVA
10,080.40 CRC

Shape Sequence Blocks

Shape Sequence Blocks

Ref: 6934510513672
The Geometry Ladder introduces colour, size and shape differentiation in one simple exercise. As children&rsquos understandings of mathematical ideas and concepts develop, they begin to identify shapes, ...
Price: $17.38 Inc IVA
11,088.44 CRC

Touch & Match Board

Touch & Match Board

Ref: 6934510584832
This is a fabulous sensory toy. Underneath each pot is a base with the same tactile material as the pot. Take them out, mix them up and cover your child's eyes. They then have to matchthe pot and base ...
Price: $15.80 Inc IVA
10,080.40 CRC

Wooden Race Track - Blue Ocean

Wooden Race Track - Blue Ocean

Ref: 6958792730220
A cute tracker toy made from bamboo. Young children place the car at the top and gleefully watch it roll back and forth down the tracks. It's quite hypnotic and toy that they can spend a long time repeateing ...
Price: $19.75 Inc IVA
12,600.50 CRC