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Pikler Triangle: A Parent's Guide to the best Montessori Climbing Toy

Pikler Triangle: A Parent's Guide to the best Montessori Climbing Toy

A Pikler Triangle is a Montessori-inspired climbing toy designed to help babies and toddlers develop their gross motor skills and strength. This comprehensive guide goes over everything you need to know before buying your own Pikler Triangle.

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The Benefits of Sensory Toys & Sensory Play for Toddlers

The Benefits of Sensory Toys & Sensory Play for Toddlers

Introduction Early childhood is a critical time for both physical growth and cognitive development, serving as the foundation that toddlers need to mature through adolescence into adulthood. Given the importance of this short period in a toddler’s life, it is up to us as parents to ensure they are given the proper tools and guidance they need to be successful later on in life. A very simple and effective way to achieve this is by encouraging your child through Sensory Toys & Sensory Play. With that said, let's dive in and explore some of the many benefits of sensory toys...

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The Benefits of Montessori Toys for Children

The Benefits of Montessori Toys for Children

What makes a Montessori toy so special? Simple, natural, and rooted in reality; When you walk into a Montessori designed space you will notice hand-crafted toys made from natural materials, with themes that portray realistic connections, rather than fantasy. Wood smart toys are the most popular because they are durable, healthy, sustainable, and provide a unique sensory experience. Top 10 benefits of Montessori education for children Fun, of course! Gross motor skill development. Fine motor skill development. Exposure to cooperative play. Creative freedom & independence. Improved self-confidence. Exciting way to improve math and reading skills. Improved concentration habits. Naturally developed...

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