• Montessori Tower.

    The Montessori Tower. Students stack these blocks in ascending order, making a tower shape, to improve their understanding of space and geometry. The full set includes 10 blocks.

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  • Froebel's Second Gift

    Milton Bradley Company

    Froebel's Second Gift. A wooden box containing two cubes, a sphere and a cylinder. This toy introduces two new shapes to children, the cube and the cylinder, as well as more solid and massive objects…

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  • Montessori Frame, laces, striped.

    Montessori frame used to teach children how to tie laces and improve their fine motor skills.

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  • Montessori Shakers.

    Montessori shakers designed to improve student's fine motor skills and their understanding of sounds. The shakers are filled with different materials such as sand, rocks and corn, each making its own…

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  • Montessori Frame, buttons, kaki canvas.

    Montessori frame used to teach children how to use buttons and improve their fine motor skills.

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  • Montessori Frame, laces, orange.

    Montessori frame used to teach children how to tie laces and improve their fine motor skills.

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  • Froebel's Sixth Gift

    Milton Bradley Company

    Froebel's Sixth Gift. This building block set is a more complex version of the Froebel's Third, Fourth and Fifth Gifts. This block set contains more pieces of greater variety then the previous gifts.…

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  • Handwork book, close-up

    Close-up of handwork by kindergarten students studying weaving and handwork. Works like this were part of Friedrich Froebel's method for teaching what he called the 'Occupations.' These exercises were…

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  • Montessori Geometric Cabinet

    Each drawer of this Montessori Geometric Cabinet holds flat geometric shapes that fit into corresponding wood cutouts. The shapes range from simple circles to more complex polygons. This toy helps stu…

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  • Montessori Broad Stair.

    The Montessori Broad Stair. Students sort these blocks in descending order, making a stair shape, to improve their understanding of space and geometry. The full set includes 10 blocks.

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  • Montessori Textile box

    Montessori textile box. Each drawer is filled with 2-4 squares of fabric. These fabrics can come in a wide range of colors, textures and material. They are designed to improve a students sense of touc…

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  • Montessori Frame, laces, leather.

    Montessori frame used to teach children how to tie laces and improve their fine motor skills.

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  • Froebel's First Gift, close-up

    Close-up of Friedrich Froebel's First Gift. Includes 6 colored yarn balls, each with a loop of yarn attached.

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  • Montessori Frame, buttons, black leather.

    Montessori frame used to teach children how to use buttons and improve their fine motor skills.

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  • Montessori Frame, hooks, khaki canvas.

    Montessori frame used to teach children how to use clothing hooks and improve their fine motor skills.

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  • Froebel's Third Gift

    Milton Bradley Company

    Froebel's Third Gift. This gift is Froebel's first formal building block set containing eight wooden cubes of the same size all packed in a larger square box. Children can use these cubes to make nume…

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  • Montessori Wood Tiles

    Montessori Wood Tiles. A set of tiles made from different kinds of wood. Students use these to learn more about mass differences in objects of the same size, as well as differences in color, sound whe…

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  • Montessori colored spools

    Wooden spools wrapped with colored silk thread. Designed by Maria Montessori for teaching children about color, and to improve motor skills.

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  • Montessori frame, buttons. Close-up

    Close-up of a Montessori frame used to teach children how to use buttons and improve their fine motor skills.

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  • Montessori Cylinder Block, base and inserts

    Montessori Cyclone Block. Each cylinder fits into a corresponding cut-out in the Cylinder Block Base.

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