I recently had some queries regarding Montessori & thought I’d post some links. The Montessori Method is described here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montessori_method
I love this book for ages birth through 3 years old (0-3):
Melissa & Doug have great toys for Montessori that last very well.http://www.melissaanddoug.com
Babies 3 months and up can benefit from these wooden beads:http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=39554693
Or a wonderful 5 piece set of objects:
This link sorts toys for 1 year olds through Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Montessori-Homeschool-Supplies-Year-Old/lm/R36CWRAMDEIRJR
Some of my favorite toys and activities will be shared in Part 2.