Montessori a kertben

Montessori in the garden

Montessori in the Garden:

The magic of learning outdoors
The Montessori method is famous for helping children learn independently and develop creativity. However, this is not only applicable in the school or kindergarten environment, but also excellently applicable in children's everyday life, including garden activities. Let's see how we can bring Montessori principles into the garden and how this can enrich experience and learning.

1. Gardening as experience and learning
The Montessori method is based on supporting children's independence and learning through real experiences. Gardening is an excellent opportunity for children to learn about nature while developing their perception and fine motor skills. Let the children take part in cultivating the garden, creating their own small garden and watch how they enjoy the changes of the seasons and the development of the plants.

2. Free play and creativity
According to Montessori principles, children should have the opportunity to play freely and express themselves creatively. The garden is an ideal place for this, where children can observe different plants and animals and try out their own ideas. A garden helps stimulate imagination and creative thinking. Our garden play tables and garden kitchens are ideal tools for children to get muddy and dirty in the outdoors and use their imagination to play role-playing games either alone or in the company of their little friends.

Garden play table

3. Developing senses in the garden
The Montessori method emphasizes the development of the senses, and the garden provides a great opportunity to use all of our senses. Children can touch different plants, listen to birds sing, smell flowers and see different colors. All this contributes to the development of children's perceptual skills and coordinated sensory experiences.

4. Understanding seasons and cycles
The garden is an ideal place to learn about natural cycles and seasons. Children can observe how plants and animals change with the seasons and learn about the cycle of life. This not only gives them biological knowledge, but also helps them understand the passage of time and cycles. Our garden playhouses can extend the time spent outside in the garden, as the children can hide here and play in rainy weather, and the cottage provides shade even in strong sunlight.

5. Community and cooperation in the garden
For children, the garden can be both an individual experience and a community activity. By gardening together, children can learn cooperation, compassion and responsibility. Garden activities encourage community building and help children develop a sense of responsibility for the environment. The garden toys available in our offer all encourage joint play with both adults and children.

Garden playhouse

The application of Montessori in the garden not only offers learning opportunities, but also helps children develop a deeper connection with nature and develop their social skills. As children discover the secrets of the garden, they also discover themselves and the world around them.

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