• Montessori - A Parent's Guide,  Our Montessori Home

    Treasure Baskets 6-8 Months

    The benefit of offering treasure baskets and sensory play to babies.  I love everything about Montessori but one aspect of its current interpretation is the consumerism it encourages. Deciding to create a Montessori home should not cost a small fortune and require masses of materials because Montessori is not defined by the materials but rather by simplicity and a sense purposeful play. This is where treasure baskets come in! Treasure baskets are collections of themed objects that you have around the home which provide children with the opportunity for sensory play, (sensory play being anything that engages one of the five senses). “Everything we know about the world has come…