The first three years of life, is the time to explore, the time to see, to touch, and to hear, to establish trust and to begin development of language. It's time to take a first step towards to independent.
The learning environment for this period is so important as infants-toddler learn faster than any other time in life. Maria Montessori referred to this learning period is unconscious absorbent mind. By that, she mean the child has ability absorb knowledge and capability to teach themselves. There are two different kind of Montessori environments depend of the child ages range:
Infant/Nido (2 months to 12/15 months). Created especially for working parents or at home, it is an environment prepared for children from 2 or 3 months until they are walking well.
Toddler (12/15 months to 3 years). After they begin to walk, the children join the toddler group, where their primary motor coordination, independence and language are cultivated.
Environment for Infant - Toddler
Children work with joy as the materials not only to be appropriated in size and functional, but also exquisitely and beautifully.
They toddler material may look simple but are precise designed to incorporated specific purposes and build-in control of error.
Free to explore
Infant-toddler environment is a safe place for exploration, where the child has freedom to move without fear and being told to stop.
An unique Infant/Toddler product ranges