Montessori schools supplies

Here at Teia Education & Play, we work with Montessori schools, teachers of public and private educational settings and consultants – not just in Switzerland but all over the world!

Why work with us?

We strive to provide expert advice, excellent customer service and are the official Swiss shop and Flagship distributor of the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) certified Heutink International brands Nienhuis Montessori and Gonzagarredi Montessori.

Our high-quality and original Montessori materials, furniture and curriculum support are guaranteed to meet the demands made by Maria Montessori’s educational method regarding spontaneous learning and are the natural choice of Montessori schools and many other types of educational settings.

Montessori materials are also perfectly suited to support therapy environments in fact, we also supply to special educational needs schools welcoming children with a moderate to profound intellectual disability, (child) psychologists and psychiatrists plus elderly care and nursing homes (“Montessori for the elderly“)

Besides the full range of Nienhuis and Gonzagarredi AMI certified materials, we supply a carefully selected assortment of high-quality educational and learning materials, toys, puzzles, figurines and creative supplies to complement any prepared Montessori environment. 

We are happy to open an account for you and provide you access to our school’s portal where you can download our brand catalogues and price lists.

Discount and free delivery

We offer special prices and discounts to Montessori educational settings worldwide and you will also benefit from special offers we negotiate throughout the year with our suppliers.

Free delivery is offered (in Switzerland only) for orders of 100 Swiss Francs and above.

Certified supplier

We are a member of the Association Montessori (Suisse) and actively support the protection of the Montessori name in Switzerland and any institution or person that aims to meet the quality criteria of the Montessori pedagogy.

To give added peace of mind, we have been pre-approved by the Purchasing Department for a number of different Swiss cantons and have agreements in place to supply to public schools and teachers:

Teia Education & Play is an official supplier to the centrale commune d’achats (CCA) of the canton of Geneva as well as to the direction des achats et de la logistique (DAL) of the canton of Vaud.

Our range of educational materials and toys is recognised by the département de l’instruction publique, de la formation et de la jeunesse (DIP) as well as by the service de l’enseignement privé (SEP), canton of Geneva.

Administrative invoice

Orders from schools and teachers can be placed through our web shop but we recommend contacting us directly to benefit from our special prices, discounts and ordering on account.

A detailed invoice for the school administration will be provided for each order.

Montessori furniture

With the right furniture and storage solutions, a classroom or prepared learning environment becomes a place where children can feel at home, learn, develop and thrive.

Our Montessori furniture is specially designed to adapt to the child’s size allowing them to develop their independence. We offer the full range of infant/toddler, early childhood and elementary furniture from the AMI certified brands Nienhuis and Gonzagarredi. 

Let us design your classroom!

Are you opening a Montessori school, looking to set up a Montessori-inspired learning environment or refresh existing resources?

In cooperation with our brands Gonzagarredi and Nienhuis Montessori we offer an exciting new concept – a custom classroom using 2D/3D technology designed and created exclusively to meet your requirements using the best quality furniture and storage solutions. 

This is a totally free service and we can provide you with a no-obligation quotation.  Please contact us for more details. 

Reference and Montessori AMI training books

For Montessori teachers and students of AMI Diploma and Certificate courses we offer an extensive library of all Montessori books distributed by Nienhuis Montessori as well as the books and previously unpublished writings by Dr. Maria Montessori published by the Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company.

Free quote

We offer many services adapted to your individual requirements. If you would like to discuss how we can be of service to your educational setting or to receive a price list of our brands, a detailed no-obligation quote or customised plan for your classroom, please do not hesitate to get in touch.  

Once travel restrictions are lifted, we would be happy to visit your setting and demonstrate our products (Switzerland only) however in the meantime we can organise meetings and demonstrations via video conferencing.  

We speak fluent French, English, Dutch and intermediate German.