Independence is a fundamental Montessori principle. And, it's possible to promote independence through the environment. Here's the number 1 Montessori way to get independent kids: give them access to water!
An excellent food preparation area created on the bottom shelf of the pantry at home. Learning to prepare food, clean up messes, and be independent while feeding yourself are amazing steps in Montessori Practical Life.
How to Prepare Montessori Shelves for a 3 Year Old
Great idea for "safe place".A Montessori peace tray can help even very young children start to experience peace and find a calm place whenever they need it. A peace tray is perfect for a variety of ages at home or in the classroom.