ShelfWork/Montessori Inspired Activities

Shelf Work

What is shelf work?

ShelfWork is a simple method to teach children 3 months to 5 years. I designed it based on Montessori philosophy. It provides visual and hands on activities to teach children in the following categories: See pictures of ideas for every category!

Fine Motor Skills

Life Skills




And much more!!

These categories of learning are chosen depending on the age and educational need of the child and are correlated to individual learning objectives Continue Reading

How to set up Shelf Work- See Here:

Videos about ShelfWork:

Playlist of what is on my shelf

Shelf Work 

What is on My Toddler’s Shelf

Baby ShelfWork

Interest Led Shelf

Shared Shelf between multiple children

Baby Learning Area to promote Brain Development


To get ShelfWork E-book- A picture manual of over 180 toddler activities click here

2 thoughts on “Shelf Work

  1. Hi Jady Alvarez. We have enjoyed your ideas for many years now. I’m hoping to do more Montessori style activities, shelf work things for my almost 3-year-old, while I help my kindergartner and second grader with homeschool. I’m considering a supply kit, subscription maybe, something she can just take out and stay busy with independently. What would you recommend?

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