If you walk into a Montessori classroom, you'll notice that most of the materials are made of wood. Similarly, almost all toys designed for babies and toddlers in a Montessori home environment are made of wood. However, there is still a desire to use natural materials wherever possible to offer the same type of tactile experience, the same durability and the same lessons about the beauty and sustainability of these items. This is another reason why those tactile and attractive materials are so important, as they ensure that these toys will remain attractive to children forever.
The Topponcino is also made of all-natural cotton and acts as a soft and durable crib for your child to play under their wooden Montessori games or while feeding. Montessori toys tend to avoid plastic in exchange for the more natural material of wood or silicone. One of the key factors that make Montessori learning so effective is the notion of independent repetitive learning, especially for infants and infants. Placing some toys within easy reach on wooden shelves or cabinets gives the child independence of what to work with next.
Children who grow up with wooden toys are more likely to prefer natural objects in the future.
Wooden toyscan be passed down from generation to generation with less fear of the object breaking like a similar toy made of plastic. He believed that these toys gave them a better idea of the importance of natural materials in life from an early age. The durability of wooden Montessori toys also means that a toy can provide continuous learning and development for years, unlike plastic toys that are likely to break in a short time.
Instead, toys offer deeper lessons on motor skills, reasoning, cognitive development, and other similar abstract concepts. The visual appeal of these attractive toys is also important when deciding how to set up a Montessori nursery or playroom. There's a common theme in Montessori toys that first-time parents will learn fairly quickly: they're usually made of wood. There are many benefits to using wooden toys, many of which will help children develop from an early age.