Magnetic Tiles Open Ended Toys

Magnetic Tiles Review: Best Toys for Open Ended Play

Some time ago, when our daughter was almost 1 year old, we wrote an article about the importance of open ended toys for open ended play. Just as a quick reminder, open ended play is a creative, imaginative, child-directed play. It allows children to explore ideas and concepts by themselves, without any imposed boundaries or …

Montessori Materials and Games for Babies and Toddlers

Montessori Materials and Learning Games for Babies and Toddlers

The Montessori method of educating children is mainly based on simplicity, independent activities, hand-on learning and collaborative play. Children are encouraged to engage in independent activities, being observed, but not interrupted. This gives them the opportunity to learn on their own, at their own pace, from their own explorations. It is all about trial and error and self-correction enhancing their skills and contributing to their physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development.