I want the best for my children, as I am sure many of you do too. Creating and providing toys and learning tools for our kids at a great price is all part of being a good frugal mom.
When you have children, we are always looking for ways to bring educational toys into our homes. The great thing about Montessori-style education is that now we are encouraging our children to develop their personal interests and show us the activities they want to engage with.
This can be from toys that make noise (without batteries) and colorful items that encourage creativity from a young start. A growing trend is reverting back to the design of toys with wood as well.
Montessori is about expression and imagination, and these highly rated Montessori toys for babies are not only fabulous gifts but a great addition to any daycare or playdate.
Before clicking “buy” on any of these toys, see if you can get any of them for free from friends, neighbors, or Buy Nothing Groups. If you decide to buy some when your kids have outgrown them, consider passing them on to another frugal mom!
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10 Montessori Toys for Babies
Tummy Time Floor Mirror
This Tummy time floor mirror includes high contrast colors, a crinkle book, and teethers. Easy to fold and store, so it makes it perfect for travel.
My First Wooden Shape Sorter
These 12 shaped blocks encourage matching and sorting. In addition, Montessori encourages using brightly colored wooden materials for children.
6-in-1 Activity Cube Play Center
This excellent activity center is small enough to take anywhere! The different centers encourage curiosity and learning at your child’s own pace.
Sensory Egg Blocks
These Soft sensory eggs have animals, numbers, and expressions on each one. These stacking eggs are great for babies!
Stacking Cups Baby Building Toy
These are Nesting cups and stacking towers in one. With numbers and images on the side to introduce numbers, Your baby can also use this waterproof toy in the bath.
Wooden Egg Shakers for Babies
This set of 2 musical egg shakers is a great way to create music and have your baby mimic your movements!
Magic Tissue Box
Pull out the colorful scarves from this magic tissue box. It includes ten different scarves, including three that crinkle. This box encourages imaginative play and fine motor skills.
Montessori Ball Cylinder Rolling Drum
This natural wood cylinder rolling drum helps encourage crawling and is tons of fun.
3 in 1 Soft Baby Toys Bundle
This 3 in 1 Soft Baby Toys Bundle Includes a stacker toy, blocks, and sensory balls. It’s a great way to get your Montessori playroom set up quickly.
Organic 4pc Wooden Rattle Toys
These make a perfect baby gift! Teaching babies how to grasp helps them with hand-eye coordination, and the wood is safe for little mouths.
Don’t forget to stock up your bookshelf when setting up your nursery. These sensory books make great gifts as well!