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Montessori on a Budget!

Sylvia Arotin


Who doesn’t love talking about FREE things especially when it comes to Montessori! There is this stigma that you can only practice Montessori if you are well off and that can’t be further from the truth! In this session we will deep dive into how to practice Montessori on a budget with some practical tips and tricks whilst understanding what really matters in your Montessori space. We will cover 3 main areas:

  • The principles that underlie the practice and applying those
  • Practical budget saving hacks that you can apply in the home & classroom
  • DIY Montessori materials & where to source budget friendly resources

We will also open the platform to answer your burning questions on this topic, can’t wait to see you there!


Sylvia Arotin

Sylvia Arotin has had over 12 years experience in Montessori teaching and is the founder and director of My Montessori (0-6 yrs) school in Sydney, Australia. She also sits on the Board of Directors for MSCA (Montessori Schools and Centres Australia). Her passion for children’s learning and development, as well as supporting and educating adults, has been fundamental in founding the Guide & Grow brand. She holds an International Montessori 0-3yrs training, 3-6 AMI Assistants training, an International Communications degree and a Masters in Teaching specializing in early childhood (0-5 yrs) (Honours) from Macquarie University.

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