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Montessori symbolic games


Montessori symbolic games and toys

Learning through play is a fundamental aspect of Montessori pedagogy. The toys then occupy a place of choice during the process and it is advisable to choose them well. Wood is the preferred material and Montessori wooden toys are available in a wide variety.

Among these essential accessories to be made available to the child according to this Montessori approach, we find in particular toys. She especially recommends getting Montessori wooden games, as these are indispensable tools in the process of learning and child development. The advantages of wood are many.

Simple, comforting and versatile, wooden toys contribute to the cognitive, physical and social development of children.

Discover our collection of toys corresponding to Montessori learning methods. educational games promoting children's learning such as mathematics, but also free play, without rules, letting the child play as he wishes and developing autonomy of the child.

What is Montessori pedagogy?

It was in the 20th century that Maria Montessori, developed the pedagogy bearing her name as well as material to accompany the child in his exploration of the world.

It establishes three key principles:

  • Respect the development of the child and let him develop his own rhythm
  • Let the child develop his autonomy
  • Teach the child to identify his mistakes and correct himself.

The advantages of montessori games

Montessori games have several advantages for children:

They promote autonomous learning

Montessori games are designed to allow children to discover and learn on their own, rather than being directed by an adult.

They develop fine motor skills

Montessori games are often designed to improve fine motor skills, like precision and coordination, using activities like stacking blocks or stringing beads.

They stimulate creativity and imagination

Montessori games encourage children to use their imaginations and be creative in their play.

They strengthen social and emotional skills

Montessori games can help children develop their ability to communicate and work in a team, as well as their ability to manage emotions.

They are adapted to children's abilities and interests

Montessori games are designed to be tailored to children's abilities and interests, allowing for more focused and effective learning.

They are based on respect for the child

Montessori emphasizes the importance of respecting each child's pace of learning. That's why Montessori games are suitable for every age and every stage of development.

Read our Montessori toy guide

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