Toys that Grow with Your Child - schleich® and Montessori: Part 3

Toys that Grow with Your Child - schleich® and Montessori: Part 3

The American Montessori Society is proud to partner with schleich®, the maker of high-quality, hand-painted toy figurines and accessories.

schleich® has put together the full collection of videos conveying the important role schleich® materials can play in Early Childhood Montessori classrooms and homes.

Insights from the Video

In this video, Aubrey Wallen, a mom and Montessori educator, provides an in-depth explanation of how realistic animal toys from schleich® allow children to learn in ways that make sense for them as they grow. Learn more about ways you can incorporate Montessori concepts through play with schleich® toys.

  • Montessori is an educational philosophy that follows children as they grow
  • Montessori allows adults to use their environment to help children learn in the style that is right for them
  • From tactile play to expanding vocabulary and storytelling, schleich® toys are ideal for Montessori learning for kids ages 3-12

Learn more about ways you can use schleich® toys to apply Montessori principles by following along!

Looking for other videos in this series?

Read Part 1: Why Authentic Toys Matter

Read Part 2: Learning and Playing on the Go

Want more lesson ideas? Visit Be on the lookout for more videos throughout 2023.


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