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Add a Low Hook in Your Montessori Home

Do you want to know a super simple way you can help make your home accessible to your children? Add a low hook! By adding a simple hook at your child's level you can help to make an endless number of things available to them. It's such a simple step that could help to make a task available to your child. 

Can you imagine how difficult it would be if every time you wanted a cloth to dry your hands you had to go ask someone to get it for you? Or you had to climb on to a stool to reach? A simple low hook in a bathroom or kitchen can eliminate that problem! 

And, we live in such an incredible time, that you can get a large variety of hooks to fit just about any need that you have. And, bonus, you don't even need to screw a lot of them into the wall and they literally work on a ton of different surfaces!

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So, here are a few ways you can use a low hook in your home with your children. Use a low hook in your home:

  1. for your child's coat near your door, backpack or any outdoor gear 
  2. in the kitchen and bathroom for a drying towel 
  3. in the bedroom for a robe, towel, or other clothing item  
  4. in  a closet or cleaning area to easily hang broom/swiffer/dustpan or other cleaning supplies 
  5. in the kitchen hang a scoop for measuring snack/ingredients 
  6. in the kitchen for your child's apron 
  7. outside to organize gardening tools 
  8. in your bathtub or shower to hang a washcloth or cleaning sponge 
  9. near your sink to hang a scrub brush 
  10. hang larger toys at your child's level -- a play tunnel, for example 
  11. near your weaning table for a cloth to use for cleaning or a bib 
  12. hanging one or two outfit choices in a young toddler's closet 
I'm sure there are tons of other uses for low hooks in your home to increase accessibility for your child! The important thing is just make these things accessible! Give your child that independence! 

Do you use low hooks in your home? How do you use them? 


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