Why Play Matters - schleich® and Montessori: Part 4
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 the benefits of play for children. Learn more about ways you can practice Montessori concepts on the go with schleich® toys.
- Young children (ages 3-5) enjoy playing by imitating and making the stories their own
- As children grow, they expand their play into concepts and scenarios they gain exposure to through books, songs, and stories
- The realistic details of schleich® Farm World toys help make abstract ideas concrete for children
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
Read Part 3: Toys that Grow with Your Child
Want more lesson ideas? Visit www.schleich-s.com/en/US/montessori. Be on the lookout for more videos throughout 2023.
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