I always swore I wouldn’t be one to just buy Montessori themed toys. And I don’t. But don’t know them until you try them. We order the Love Every “subscription” boxes. I call them that loosely because you don’t have to order them like a subscription. However the boxes are based around your child’s age and contain a variety of toys suitable for the development they’re at. They are Montessori themed and mainly all wood. We absolutely love them and I highly recommend them if you have an infant.
The Play Gym
The play gym is my personal favorite. Yes it’s pricey. But it’s also wood and will last baby after baby. It comes with a play mat with a variety of textures. But I just had baby girl on the rug here to play with the play gym. It can easily break down, however I just store it in her pack and play or here in the kitchen because she uses it so much.
The Babbler Box
We just purchased the “babbler” box which is for ages 13, 14, and 15 months. While Izzy is only 11 months, I felt like these toys were best for her development. And she loves them. They’re her most used toys and she plays with them every single day.
The Babbler box comes with –
- Slide and seek ball run
- Bunnies in a felt burrow
- Flexible wooden stacker
- Circle of friends puzzle
- Carrot and coin bank
- Board book
The play boxes are $120 a box but I promise they’re worth it and if it’s the only toys you buy your baby, you’ll be thankful you did. We’ve slowly built up Izzy’s Montessori toy collection by purchasing the Love Every Play kits.
The play kits are designed to give you a closer look at the social, emotional, communication, motor skills and problem solving milestones your child may experience at this age. I love watching Izzy play and realize that each toy has a cause and effect as she uses them. She loves pulling the balls out of the wooden box and putting them back in. She hasn’t quite figured out the balls can slide down the track yet, but that’s what makes Montessori toys so much fun!
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