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How to Create the Perfect Montessori Bathroom

This post outlines a few ways to create the perfect Montessori bathroom. Creating a Montessori at-home environment doesn’t have to be difficult or break the bank. 

With that said, starting Montessori at home may seem overwhelming and that is why I am here to help! First things first, let’s answer the question “What does it mean to bring Montessori into the home?”

Key Aspects of Montessori at Home

  • Kid-sized to optimize for accessibility and therefore build independence & confidence
  • Real objects such as a broom that can actually be used to sweep and a glass cup as opposed to a plastic sippy cup
  • Simple & uncluttered
  • High-quality materials
  • Neat & Orderly
  • Minimal toys
  • Toy & learning material rotation
  • Language-rich environment
  • Aesthetically pleasing with real plants, art at the child’s eye level, and natural light
  • Peace corner

How to Create a Montessori Bathroom

Related Read: See How to Create a Beautiful Montessori Bedroom

How to Create a Montessori Bathroom

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2 Step Stool for Kids

The “2 step” is key for a growing child. I found that the one-step stools, although a step in the right direction, don’t quite do the trick. My son still had to reach for the faucet or soap to get the job done.

The two-step allows for the child to grow into the one-step stool.

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Bathroom Storage Organizer

I love this bathroom storage organizer for a child’s bathroom for a few reasons. First, it is colorful and simple. Next, it allows for multiple kids’ gear.

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Artwork for a Child’s Bathroom

This artwork is perfect to add to a child’s Montessori bathroom area. The prints serve as great reminders, too! I love the bright colors and fun font.

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Faucet Extenders

Faucet extenders are a key component of a child’s Montessori bathroom and one Montessori at Home product that I have touted in the past and continue to do so!

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Light Switch Extender

The same goes for the light switch extender. Perhaps THE easiest item to add to your home, the light switch extender packs a big punch and helps the child develop independence and confidence.

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Nail Brush

I recently added nail brushes to our bathrooms. It is as though my boys dig their fingers into dirt all day long.

In addition to developing a nail cutting routine, the nail brush helps a ton to keep little fingers clean not to mention it harkens back to Montessori’s traditional handwashing lesson.

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Soap Dispenser

This dispenser is adorable and inviting to any child. Honestly, I prefer touchless soap dispensers for obvious reasons. Plus they’re great for adults & kids. How can you pass this frog soap dispenser up?

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Face Cloth & Mirror 

A great way for a child to learn to clean his face is by using a mirror and fun & colorful washcloths. If you can’t get the wall mirror to be at eye level, offer a stool or a hand-held mirror for the child to use.

Organic Bathroom Cleaners

I have three boys and I encourage them to clean up after themselves on a daily basis. I personally like Mrs. Meyer’s cleaning products. We keep toilet bowl cleaner, cleaning wipes, and multi-surface cleaner in the bathroom cabinet for the boys to use.

Additional Montessori at Home Resources

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