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).
Balance ScalesRef: 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: $26.55 Inc IVA
Bamboo Build & Run - Musical KitRef: 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: $74.34 Inc IVA
Beads SequenceRef: 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: $40.71 Inc IVA
Catch & MatchRef: 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: $33.63 Inc IVA
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: $44.25 Inc IVA
Maze PuzzleRef: 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: $19.47 Inc IVA
Shape Sequence BlocksRef: 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: $19.47 Inc IVA
Touch & Match BoardRef: 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: $17.70 Inc IVA
Wooden Race Track - Blue OceanRef: 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: $22.13 Inc IVA