Creating a Play Space for 6-18 Month Olds

I’ve always been inspired by the Montessori method, and while I don’t strictly follow the pedagogy, I borrowed many ideas when creating a little play space for Owen. Using a heavy blanket, Owen has a defined play area separate from the rest of the playroom. The black and white contrast images on the wall create interest and the open storage basket allows Owen to self select and keep small toys organised — books, musical toys and finger puppets. 

Each of the toys have been specifically selected to not only be ascetically pleasing, but to target development — stacking, clutching, motor control, object permanence and visual tracking.

Favourite Toys: Grimm’s Large Wooden Staking Tower, Plan Toy Wood Drum, Manhattan Toy Natural Skwish Rattle, Hape Little Copter, Wee Gallery Woodland Art Cards, Wonderworld Rainbow Sound Blocks, Bajo Wooden Ambulance

Favourite Lift-the-flap Books: Dear Zoo, Peek-A-Who?, The Robot Book

Notes

  1. carotinanera reblogged this from happinessiseva
  2. felinethecool reblogged this from happinessiseva
  3. rattatattoogirl reblogged this from montessorimumbling
  4. montessorimumbling reblogged this from happinessiseva and added:
    Nice setup!
  5. babyfeverblog reblogged this from happinessiseva
  6. omgwhyamisoweird reblogged this from theshannasaurus
  7. theshannasaurus reblogged this from happinessiseva
  8. queri-aeu reblogged this from happinessiseva
  9. iweera reblogged this from happinessiseva

← Previous Post Next Post →

HAPPINESS IS EVA


All images & content are © 2010-2014 Happiness is Eva. Please do not take personal images without written permission.
MyFreeCopyright.com Registered & Protected

Milestones

Eva's Nursery 

Eva's Toddler Room

Dear Eva

What Eva Wore

1st Birthday Party

2nd Birthday Party

3rd Birthday Party

Party Party Party

Videos

366 Project

Learning at Home

Favourite Things

52 Project

Baby Boy

Owen Henry


Site Meter