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Soft-soled shoes are best for children learning to walk. Once your child’s dexterity begins to improve, we recommend shoes and boots that are also easy to pull on and off.
We also recommend searching the For Small Hands website if you are looking for something specific for your child. They have a variety of child-sized materials for every area of the home.
Take a look at our Montessori in the Home series for more tips for toddlers and infants:
- Raising Resilient, Responsible, and Independent Children
- Introducing Your Family to the Idea of Independence
- Your Toddler’s Daily Routine
- Developing a Sense of Order
- Nutrition in the Formative Years
- A Montessori Kitchen
- A Montessori Bedroom
- A Montessori Bathroom
- A Montessori Play Area
- Montessori in the Home for Toddlers
- Age-Appropriate Chores
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