Montessori Home Resources

There are countless resources for Montessori method, it can be overwhelming to weed through. Maggie and I have found the following to be hugely helpful and highly recommend the following blogs and podcasts as you navigate through your Montessori journey.  - Valerie

The Kavanaugh Report: www.thekavanaughreport.com

Nicole runs her family on the Montessori method and is kind enough to share her adventure with us! She has created tons of content on recommended toys, activities, and environments. Nicole has been instrumental in our own learning of Montessori. Definitely check this out!

The Prepared Environment: www.thepreparedenvironment.com

This site is jam-packed with in-depth material, including courses, workshops, and crash courses on practicing Montessori at home. Their website touts "Montessori at Home, simplified. What you need to raise a confident, capable human" - and we concur!

Science, Montessori and Parenting (SMP) Podcast

Fantastic podcast with interviews with a variety of amazing people in the Montessori industry. One of our favorites was episode 7; Teacher and Parent Perspectives of Montessori. They're all great to plug into when you're doing chores, at the gym, or working!

Author, Alfie Kohn www.alfiekohn.org

Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on human behavior, education, and parenting. The author of fourteen books and scores of articles, he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations. Kohn’s criticisms of competition and rewards have been widely discussed and debated, and he has been described in Time magazine as “perhaps the country’s most outspoken critic of education’s fixation on grades [and] test scores.”

Have suggestions? I'd love to hear! Email me at valerie@themontessorihome.com