Materialised Abstractions (Montessori)

by 01 Aug 2023Glossary

Materialised Abstractions (Montessori)

“Materialised Abstractions” is a term used in the Montessori educational method to describe the learning materials designed to help children understand abstract concepts through physical, tangible objects. These materials help to externalize and make comprehensible internal, abstract ideas through a hands-on approach[1].


Montessori Quotes on Materialised Abstractions

“Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.”
— Maria Montessori, “The Absorbent Mind”