What we bring you at the Savvy Source is all designed to help you find a great preschool for your little one for school time and to bring the wonders of that great preschool's learning environment home for all the rest of your family's time.
So, what would the teachers and directors of some of the nation's great preschools like to see in your house?
If Maria Montessori were going to redo your playroom for you, what would she stock in those child-height bins?
What's the ideal library for a preschooler? We asked some preschool directors for their best ideas, and we bring them to you in the 'Savvy Essentials' section of our Books, Toys and More page:
A Preschooler's Ideal Home Library
Best Books for Almost Kindergarteners
Best New Books and Toys of the Year
If You're Stranded on a Deserted Island with a Preschooler
Toys and Crafts Your Preschool Wants You to Have at Home
Here's just one, as a peek. We are decades too late to get Ms. Montessori's sign-off, but here's a list of great items to stock in your playroom -- and we're confident she'd approve!
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