A beautiful twist on sewing or lacing practice. Drill holes in a wood scrap, sand smooth, and use with twine or jute for a Montessori activity with natural materials that will look and feel wonderfully interesting.
Exploring Montessori Language Work from Ages 2 to 3
According to Maria Montessori children are in the sensitive period for language from birth until age 6. Here is some toddler work to take advantage of that time, and hint it doesn't include the alphabet!