In my visits to long term care homes, I usually have the pleasure of receiving a tour of the facility. Invariably, as we tour around, the conversation turns to “Montessori Carts” and my thoughts on how to best put one together or improve the one they already have.
I’m going to go against the grain and say that personally I don’t really understand the benefit of having a Montessori cart at all. Let’s look at why.
Where does the concept of a Montessori cart come from?
If you are like me and are interested in Montessori for dementia, you probably scour the internet for all things Montessori trying to learn everything you can about Montessori for children in order to gain a better understanding of the philosophy so that you can apply it effectively.