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The Montessori Garden

As a passionate Montessorian, we provide high-quality digital resources that cover a wide range of topics.

As a passionate Montessorian, we provide high-quality digital resources that cover a wide range of topics.
Canopic Jars Poster

Canopic Jars Poster

When studying Ancient Egypt, it is inevitable to discuss how mummies were made. This poster provides a clear overview of the function and purpose of gods guarding the canopic jars.
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Make Your Own Canopic Jars

Make Your Own Canopic Jars

When Egyptians prepared their famous mummies, the main organs were removed and stored in canopic jars. Each had their own god to guard the contents. With these easy-to-use templates, have fun creating your very own canopic jars! They're also suitable for storing non-organic matter, like hair clips.
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Ancient Egyptian Symbols

Ancient Egyptian Symbols

These 3-Part Classified Cards consist of 6 pictures, labels and text cards as well as one control booklet clearly showing symbols used in Ancient Egypt: Ankh, amenta, eye of Ra, feather of Ma'at, scarab, lotus Print on cardstock, cut on black lines, fold on grey ones and laminate. If you want to include the cursive label (D'Nealian), just fold in the middle so it's back to back. These cards can be used as flashcards or matching cards for more individually paced learning. For younger children, print two sets of the pictures and leave the labels attached on one - the children can then use those as control cards to match the loose labels. For early readers, match labels to pictures and use control booklet to check and discuss work. For older children, match labels and text to pictures. Trace to make own booklets.
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Montessori Timeline: History of the Telephone

Montessori Timeline: History of the Telephone

The telephone is one of the most well-used inventions today. Over the past 15 decades, much has happened in terms of development. This timeline is a concrete representation of that history, giving a hands-on experience of the time that has passed. The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Balance Scale

Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Balance Scale

Balance scales were one of the first kinds of scales, simple due to their mechanical build. They employ levers to measure weight and are therefore an excellent example of levers' daily applications. Nomenclature Cards entice the child to explore the parts of the concept, building their vocabulary and reading skills. Each part is presented within the whole, giving the complete picture and showing the part’s relevance within its context. This set includes … balance scale pointer weight pan support beam base weights sample pan The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Timelines: Simple Machines

Montessori Timelines: Simple Machines

Simple machines have made all of today's technical advances possible. This small timeline shows the four most important scientists who contributed to our understanding of simple machines. A timeline is a concrete representation of history, giving a hands-on experience of the length of an event or process. Because each of our timelines has the same interval size (although the units may vary), they can easily be combined, compared or set within one another to create an overarching picture of history. This set includes… Archimedes Hero of Alexandria Simon Stevin Galileo Galilei The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Nomenclatures: Parts of an Electrical Circuit

Montessori Nomenclatures: Parts of an Electrical Circuit

Electricity plays an important role in our lives. The concept of electrical circuits is explored in this resource. Nomenclature Cards entice the child to explore the parts of an electric circuit, building their vocabulary and reading skills. Each part is presented within the whole, giving the complete picture and showing the part's relevance within its context. This set includes electrical circuit wire load switch energy source The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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Montessori Classification: Living & Non-living

Montessori Classification: Living & Non-living

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify things into living and non-living. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of a Frog

Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of a Frog

These Nomenclature Cards of the Parts of a Frog sport hand-drawn images. Each part is coloured in on the otherwise blank frog, putting it into perspective within the whole. A text card provides brief information on each part. Please remember to rate and comment!
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Montessori Classification: Plants and Animals

Montessori Classification: Plants and Animals

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify living organisms into animals and plants. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Montessori Classification: Vertebrates and Invertebrates

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify animals organisms into vertebrates and invertebrates. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Mammals by Diet

Montessori Classification: Mammals by Diet

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify mammals into herbivores, carnivores, omnivores and insectivores. The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Classification: Types of Carnivorans

Montessori Classification: Types of Carnivorans

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify carnivores (carnivorans, to be specific) into feliforms (cat-like) and caniforms (dog-like). The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Cat Classification Bundle

Montessori Cat Classification Bundle

This amazing bundle contains discussion cards to classify things into living and non-living, living organisms into animals and plants, animals into vertebrates and invertebrates, vertebrates into mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish, mammals into carnivores, herbivores, insectivores and omnivores, carnivorans into Feliforms and Caniforms. They can be laid out in one big tree diagram and used at different levels of ability.
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Montessori Classification: Types of Feliforms

Montessori Classification: Types of Feliforms

Maria Montessori saw the ability to categorise and classify information as the cornerstone of intelligence. This high-quality resource allows children to independently, or through a discussion, classify Feliforms into Felidae (true cats), Herpestidae (mongooses), Hyaenidae (hyenas), and Viverridae (viverrids). The control booklet provides extra information on each concept and reinforces it through carefully selected text accompanying each classified thing.
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Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Body Parts of a Cat

Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Body Parts of a Cat

Studying the environment engages a child's attention and sparks their interests, developing their personality through spontaneous activity. These high-quality, hand-drawn 3-part cards depict ten body parts of a cat. They include informative text cards as well as a control booklet, allowing the child to learn independently. They can be used at various levels, according to the child's own skill set. For example, they serve as a vocabulary extension and indirect preparation for reading for young children while older children can practice their reading. They aid classification and rational thinking, visual accuracy and discrimination, develop one-to-one recognition and even encourage writing, as the child can make their own booklet!
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Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of a Bird

Montessori Nomenclature Cards: Parts of a Bird

Studying the environment engages children's attention, sparking their interest and developing their personality. These high-quality, digital 3-part cards cover the external body parts of a bird and include a booklet with interesting facts about each one. The images are all original artwork by the author themselves. The preview is a printable page of four line-drawn bird bodies with writing lines underneath so the children can make their own booklets. Use this amazing resource to jump into discovering other birds or the internal parts of a bird.
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Montessori Discussion Cards: Simple Machines

Montessori Discussion Cards: Simple Machines

Discussion cards allow children to practice their classification, and ultimately decision-making, skills. This particular resource contains four examples of the six types of simple machines: levers wedges pulleys wheels and axles inclined planes screws The control booklet allows an independent control of error and provides extra information on each image.
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Montessori 3-Part Cards: Landforms Drawings & Photos

Montessori 3-Part Cards: Landforms Drawings & Photos

3-Part Cards introduce new vocabulary, assist classification, early reading and one-to-one correspondence. For nursery age children, the cards consist of a control (picture plus label), picture and label as well as a control booklet with text on each picture. The control cards are laid out on a working area, for example a mat, from left to right. The pictures are matched, then the labels. For discussions, the control booklet can be used as a reading activity or for the child to double check their own work. Older children can trace and label the pictures and make their own booklet. For classrooms with less flexibility on individual work, the cards may be used as flash cards, too. These 3-Part Cards include the ten most basic landforms: island - lake, bay - cape, peninsula - gulf, isthmus - strait, archipelago - system of lakes One set is simple drawings, one set real photos, which is excellent as a learning extension.
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Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Lever

Montessori Nomenclature: Parts of a Lever

Levers are only one of six simple machines that make our lives easier! With this resource, learn about the different parts of a lever. Nomenclature Cards entice the child to explore the parts of concept, building their vocabulary and reading skills. Each part is presented within the whole, giving the complete picture and showing the part’s relevance within its context. This set includes original artwork for: - lever - effort - load - pivot - load arm - effort arm The control booklet allows for autonomous error correction, making the whole learning experience more authentic.
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