If you had to choose ONE and only one toy for your toddler what would it be? You'd likely want something open-ended, so that your child would play with it for hours without ever being bored.
It should be safe and solid, so that you wouldn't have to worry about them getting hurt. And it should be beautiful and physically inviting, so that your children regularly wants to play with it.
The Montessori Room Balance Board offers all those things and more!
The Montessori Room’s Balance Board is not only is a rocker board, but it can be used as a see-saw or teeter-totter, a balance beam, a bridge, a tunnel, a slide, a rocking cradle, a puppet stage, a boat, a seat, a step stool, a catapult, a magic carpet, and so much more.
With this Waldorf opened-ended toy, your child will stay engaged, playing with it for much longer than most toys.
It can be used both inside and outside (just don't leave it outside in the rain) and can be used for more high energy physical play or for calmer quiet moments. The balance board was designed to improve the beginner motor skills of a toddler, but can be used for years after. It's light but very sturdy. Even adult can play with it.
Lastly, the simplicity of this piece is beautiful and attractive. Placed in a playroom or a bedroom, it is an interesting architectural statement piece that can be fully part of your home decoration. This item is handmade in Canada from natural material.