This Course Is For You
If you are a parent, caregiver, or childcare professional who wants to learn how to foster independence at an early age using the Montessori method
If you would like to learn how your child can benefit from the Montessori Philosophy even if they don’t attend a Montessori School
If you need easy-to-implement and budget-friendly ideas on how to create Montessori centers in different areas of your house
If you want to learn more about cultivating respectful communication, appreciation of beauty, and autonomy for a child age 1-3 years and beyond
If you want an experienced Montessori practitioner to walk you through the steps in how to set up your own home using Montessori method
A holistic approach to educating a child in their mental, emotional and social needs.
What You Will Learn
This 35-minute online course will cover:
Montessori History And Philosophy
Montessori Benefits For Your Child
Montessori Benefits For Parents/Caregivers
How To Use Montessori In The Kitchen
How To Use Montessori In The Bedroom
How To Use Montessori In The Bathroom
How To Use Montessori At Play
Montessori Activities To Do With Your Child
And So Much More!
Put Into Practice
This 35-minute course has actionable items that you can take and implement right away.
Module 1: Introduction to the Course
- Meet the Instructor
- Who This Class is For
- A Common Misconception About Montessori
- How to Navigate This Course
Module 2: What is Montessori Philosophy?
- What is Montessori?
- Montessori Language
- The Benefits of Montessori
- Preparing Your Home Environment
- What's Next?
Module 3: Montessori in the Kitchen
- Goals in the Kitchen
- Kitchen Set-Up
- Levels of Activities in the Kitchen
- Activities in the Kitchen: Baking
- Other Activities in the Kitchen
- Demo: Toddler Sweeping
- Demo: Setting Up For Snack Time
- Demo: Another Way to Set-Up for Snack Time
- Demo: Cleaning
- Next Steps
Module 4: Montessori in the Bedroom
- Practicing Montessori in Your Child's Bedroom
- Using Clothing to Encourage Your Child's Independence
- Setting up a Wardrobe
- Demo - Show Your Child to Put on a Jacket Independently
- Demo - A Toddler Putting a Jacket Independently
- Tips for Putting on Clothes
- Demo: Toddler Putting Shirt On
- Set-up a Self-Care Station
- Independence in the Bathroom
- Teeth, Toilet & Bath
- Sleep Set-up
- Recap of Module 4
Module 5: Montessori in Play
- Toys: Less is More
- How to Encourage Independent Play
Module 6: Course Conclusion
- Re-cap and Resources
- Helpful Montessori Books, Websites, and Social Media
"My Mission Is To Make Montessori Accessible And Easy To Implement At Home"
- Jessica Whinery, Course Instructor
What Parents Say About This Course
Well presented introduction
I enjoyed the introduction. Great explanation of Montessori and what is to be expected in the next modules. My only feedback is maybe some modules could ...Read More
I enjoyed the introduction. Great explanation of Montessori and what is to be expected in the next modules. My only feedback is maybe some modules could be combined to hold your attention and make it more fluid.Read Less
Jessica (she/her/hers) is an assistant in a Montessori early elementary classroom in Austin, TX. She is currently pursuing a Montessori primary diploma (ages 3-6). Jessica has completed the Montessori Assistance to Infancy program (conception-age 3) and worked as a Early Childhood Educator (Early Childhood-6th grade ESL Teacher) as well as teaching in a 3rd grade classroom.
Jessica gave examples of materials to use with our child that would foster independence
Fostering independence with my 1 1/2 year old
When I had my daughter, there was no doubt in my mind that I would also use this respectful parenting method
Is this course only for parents?
No. This course is for anyone who has an interest in the Montessori method and implementing it with children ages 0-3 and beyond.
My child goes to a Montessori school. Will this course be useful to me?
Even if you have basic knowledge on the Montessori method and/or your child attends a Montessori school you will still be able to take away information from this course. The focus of this course is about implementing Montessori in the home. The concepts taught in the course will further support what your child is learning at school.
Will I need to buy specific Montessori toys or equipment to implement things from this course.
No. This class and the concepts taught are friendly to parents on a budget!
Will the course be available to watch right away if I purchase now?
Yes, this course is entirely available to watch upon purchase.
How long does this course take to complete?
The course is broken down into 6 sections that have multiple 1-5 minute instructional and demonstration videos. If you watch all the videos back-to-back, this course will take about 35-min. to complete.
Once I purchase the course, do I always have access to it?
Absolutely! Your purchase includes lifetime access. So, you can return to this course again and again if you need to.