Maria Montessori Poster

  • 18″x24″; printed in the U.S. on heavyweight paper, ready to take to your favorite framer.
  • The posters are rolled in a cardboard tube inside a USPS Priority Mailing tube. The odd shape incurs an extra fee from the post office.
  • Artist: Ernst Ulmer

“Within the child lies the fate of the future.”
The Secret of Childhood

Montessori Wooden Stacking Boxes-Nesting and Sorting Cups Blocks

From the Foreword of The Secret of Childhood

The children in a Montessori class are given freedom, which is the liberty of the human being, and this freedom allows the children to grow in social grace, inner discipline, and joy. These are the birthright of the human being who has been allowed to develop essential human qualities, and again, Montessori teachers from all over the world would furnish examples of these. “Excuse me,” said a child to a visitor commenting in a classroom that this was the Method where the children could do as they liked, “I do not know if we do as we like, but I know that we like what we do.”

Notable people who enjoyed a Montessori education include Julia Child, Anne Frank, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Larry Page and Sergey Brin, Will Wright (said “SimCity comes right out of Montessori”), Jeff Bezos, Jimmy Wales, Bill Gates, William and Harry, Katharine Graham, Taylor Swift, BeyoncĂ©, George Clooney, Jacqueline Kennedy, Queen Noor, Chelsea Clinton, Peter Drucker, Yo-Yo Ma …

Supporters of Montessori include Margaret Wilson (daughter of President Wilson), Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison and Fred “Mister” Rogers.