Sensitive Periods in Montessori are very important.
They’re like our guides to make our lives and our children’s lives so much easier.
In this post, I will share with you an essential and very helpful printable Montessori Sensitive Periods development chart and information about it.
Maria Montessori introduced sensitive periods in children.
These time ranges point out when a child is more likely to be “open” or “ready” to learn certain developmental skills.
It makes your Montessori at home life easier because you are not guessing when to introduce which concepts to children and you aren’t getting frustrated forcing concepts on a child who isn’t ready.
The result? A happier parent and a happier child.
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Montessori Sensitive Periods Development
These posts will help you learn more about the Montessori sensitive period development and then you can print our own chart.
Simply click on the first link below and you will see it there.
Montessori Quotes on Sensitive Periods
Maria Montessori saw these sensitive periods in children as very important.
In the list, there is a time range for sensitive period language development, sense of order, mental math, concept of truth and so much more!
Below are some quotes by Maria Montessori about her method and sensitive periods.
“Respect all the reasonable forms of activity in which the child engages and try to understand them.”
― Maria Montessori
“To stimulate life, leaving it free, however, to unfold itself–that is the first duty of the educator.”
― Maria Montessori“The essence of independence is to be able to do something for one’s self.”
― Maria Montessori“Our work is not to teach, but to help the absorbent mind in its work of development. How marvelous it would be if by our help, if by an intelligent treatment of the child, if by understanding the needs of his physical life and by feeding his intellect, we could prolong the period of functioning of the absorbent mind!”
― Maria Montessori,“In our system, she must become a passive, much more than an active, influence, and her passivity shall be composed of anxious scientific curiosity, and of absolute respect for the phenomenon which she wishes to observe.”
― Maria Montessori,
Printable Montessori at Home Sensitive Periods Chart
This printable chart will help you get a better visual on the sensitive period order that Montessori suggested.
Sensitive Periods Chart (Pick your color!)
This product is one Sensitive Periods Chart that will give you the foundations you need to get to know your child and know what Montessori works to set out for them.
You get one Sensitive Periods chart in the color you prefer.
The file is in PDF form and is downloadable for you to print.
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