There are a great many nurseries out there, that while pretty to look at are completely and utterly un-friendly to the actual child who will be living therein and are basically only good for sleeping in.
It’s hard not to get sucked into all the fancy pants nurseries with their woodland animal themes and Pottery Barn cribs, but I’m trying to stay strong, because I strongly believe that a Montessori inspired nursery is a much more child-friendly environment that will foster exploration and learning from infancy.
As a preschool teacher, I work in a classroom environment that is Montessori inspired and have seen first-hand the positive effects that it has on children and their development.
Here are some lovely Montessori-inspired nurseries that I am looking to for inspiration…
To read more about the Montessori philosophy, start here.
main photo by: D. Sharon Pruitt
photos 1-4: Meg McElwee at Sew Liberated
photos 5-6: Ohdeedoh
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