How To Help Your Little One Learn Through Playtime

Keeping Play Personal: How to help your little ones thrive

We’ve been building toys and games for 220 years; in that time we’ve picked up a few parenting tips and tricks. Keep reading to find out more.

The Montessori Story 

Montessori toys are a method to keep kids engaged and help increase learning through play. This involves allowing children to follow their own interests and adapting this to education. We have found that playtime is packed full of educational and developmental benefits so why not combine them to make learning fun? 

Montessori Toys to Try   

Montessori Toys are perfect for childhood development. We recommend toys that are hands-on and designed specifically for physical, emotional and cognitive development.  

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Our top 5 best sellers picked by parents are below:

Noahs ark 

This flagship product is one of our favourites. Featuring sustainable wood and non-toxic paint this is a toy of biblical proportions.  


Hammer bench 

This Montessori masterpiece boosts hand eye coordination and helps to familiar your little ones with some of the basic principles of physics.   


Reversible board set 

This toy is highly versatile, boasting a reversible whiteboard alongside magnets and dry wipe pens. This is perfect for learning on the go and is a great quality and affordable screen alternative.  


Animal tumble tower 

This colourful, child-friendly version of our traditional classic adds another element to the much-loved game. Roll the dice to choose which block you must remove, this game aids in fine motor skills and pattern recognition.  


Wooden abacus 

Our wooden abacus is second to none in terms of quality while the vibrant colours keep learning eye catching. These have been used for centuries to calculate some of the world's great mathematic problems, so your counting is in good hands.  


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Ben Williamson
Creative Writer
Ben is passionate about Montessori learning for children and has written for many parenting publications to bring the magic of real play to families in the UK. After graduating in 2009, his career has enabled him to work in areas such as Child Development and Psychology. As a great believer that learning starts at home, he combines his experience with his own parenting style to help bring other families together.

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