Floor Bed Round-Up

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Zachary on his floor bed at 5 months of age.

I’ve been getting a few questions about floor beds, so I thought I’d do a quick round-up of what I’ve written so far and share my experiences… Hope someone finds it helpful!

Floor bed and infant development:

http://www.voilamontessori.com/en/guest-post-the-floor-bed/

With a floor bed, the child calls (some of) the shots:

http://www.voilamontessori.com/en/guest-post-the-floor-bed-part-2/

Quick overview of sleep arrangements from infancy through toddlerhood:

http://www.voilamontessori.com/en/eat-poop-sleep-part-iv-sleeping-by-pilar-bewley/

Transitioning your infant from your room to their own (and from bassinet to floor bed):

http://thefullmontessori.wordpress.com/2012/06/20/bedroom-transition-29/

Modifications for a toddler who loves to roll:

http://thefullmontessori.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/how-to-montessori-your-home/ 

If baby rolls off the floor bed:

http://thefullmontessori.wordpress.com/2012/08/21/dog-days-of-summer/

and…

http://thefullmontessori.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/things-that-go-thump-in-the-night/

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2 thoughts on “Floor Bed Round-Up

  1. Wonderful summary of floor bed questions. We personally never used a floor bed as we did not implement Montessori until Joshua was 6 months old. We had a usual cot however we removed the side of it so it effectively became a very low toddler bed and also got Joshua used to the idea of being in a bed that you get into which is what he would have to get used to anyway. If we had another child I would probably go similar to what we did or a floor bed. Great summary post!

  2. Pingback: Me Do It – Independence and beds | Montessori Life As We Know It

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