In the conventional method, Work and play is being separated and reportedly ever growing at an alarming rate. The Montessori method emphasizes on playful learning in the context of Maria Montessori’s research as well as how play affects social, emotional, and academic success. Research emphasizes on Playful learning and describes Play as developmentally appropriate Guided Play as referred by Pasek occurs when the Montessori teacher guides the child’s experiences and learning using the Montessori materials. By modeling the materials, she is, in a sense, co-playing with the children as well as suggesting new ways in which to use the materials. (Hirsh-Pasek, 2014).
The knowledge of practical Life activities help both genders – to be responsible, independent and self-reliant as they are everyday tasks applicable to every individual. When children are introduced to and learn practical skills early in life, they develop self-belief, confidence and self-discipline. This helps them succeed later in life.
Through guided play, we teach both spatial and mathematical concepts, facilitate language and build the foundation for future learning