Mad Scientist From Montessori By Mom Review

OH MY GOODNESS!! Are you ready for this cuteness?!?! Once again, I went a little crazy with the photos! I couldn’t help it! Alice has so much fun with her Mad Scientist set that I couldn’t stop snapping!

The Mad Scientist is just one of the many different educational subscription boxes from Montessori By Mom. This educational subscription box helps parents, caregivers and kids make learning FUN by providing all of the tools and resources that you would find at a Montessori school.

Alice and I were given the Mad Scientist box to review. OH MY GOODNESS! THIS kit is SO MUCH FUN!!!

What I love, is that Montessori By Mom doesn’t just send you a box and say “Here, go play” They supply links to videos and information to help you make the most from your box of goodies. The videos are full of information and hints and ideas. PERFECT!!  BONUS!! The videos are short easy to follow lessons. It really helped me understand what lesson I was teaching Alice AND how to get the most from my box.

Each box gives you at least 6 to 8 Montessori inspired activities. Toolbox AB, the Mad Scientist theme included everything we needed but the water!! We worked on eye hand coordination. Pouring, gross motor skills, color matching, color creating. This kit is something we will be using all year long during our ‘learning time’

I can get Alice to work on her writing and her sight words just by promising she can be a scientist when we are done. She LOVES THIS KIT!! Included with this kit is a long list of extra resources and extension activities. Meaning we won’t soon outgrow this lesson plan.

Each of the different subscription boxes have videos to explain the activities. Mad Scientist has 4 videos. I love that the videos are short and sweet but provide all the information that I need!! The videos start with more basic activities and increase in difficulty.


The dye that Montessori By Mom provides is NON toxic and WASHABLE!!  No stained hands! No stained clothes. Added bonus when I run out of the little dye tabs I can buy replacement’s on MBM!!

Inside the Mad Scientist Box is THE CUTEST pair of safety goggles.  The PERFECT child size! Alice feels like a REAL scientist! Check out these pictures!!


Montessori By Mom’s goal is to provide all the materials and instruction as a resource for you to use.

INSIDE THE AB Mad Scientist BOX Is:

A heavy duty Blue Tray. The tray is deep enough that the water from all of our experiments stayed inside!!
A large bag of NON TOXIC dye tablets.
3 bottles with eye droppers
500 ml plastic beaker with handle
250 ml plastic beaker
100 ml plastic beaker
50 ml plastic beaker
6 test tubes with 6 caps
Wooden test tube rack with six holes and six drying sticks attached.
Child sized goggles (THESE are SO CUTE!!)
Set of 22 Montessori Color Cards

WOW!! This box is jam packed with learning FUN!!

Also in the kit are 22 color cards.  We have done several activities with these, from finding colors that match the card; both in the house and in nature. We counted. we matched, I even hid the color cards in the house and told Alice “The next card is PINK and it’s hidden under (on top of) a BIG PINK thing”  So many possibilities with these cards.


OH MY GOODNESS Look at that face!! How could I have a single whine?? Absolutely positively 4 enthusiastic thumbs WAY, WAY, WAY UP for Montessori By Mom Subscription boxes.  High quality items in each and every box.


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  • David Smith

    This looks like a really cool kit for younger kids to explore science in a safe way. My son would have loved this when he was little. He’s 14 now and likes video games, his smartphone and computer.

  • Stacey A Smith

    that is so cute would get that for my nephew but he has a 3 1/2 year old brother that get in to everything and destroys it right now hope his little brother grows out of it.

  • Jill McHale

    I love that they provide videos! It’s so much easier to have a visual guide at times. My 5 year old loves science experiments!

  • Esperanza Gailliard

    The pictures are so cute. You can tell that your little scientist is really getting down to business!

  • Jan Lee

    These kits sure provide alot of fun while learning! That’s always a good positive as kids don’t even realize they are learning 🙂 I’m glad you can use the kit over and over with many possibilities. Thank you for the review 🙂

  • Deanna Middendorf

    Wow!! What a cool kit. I would love to get these for my little grandsons. I think I need to be paid for watching them first though so I could afford them! lol I may have to have a little chat with good ole Grandpa about this being a Christmas present for the oldest one.

  • Nathan Hadsall

    My wife and I just want to thank you so much for the glowing review of our Mad Scientist Toolbox. We especially love all the pictures–so cute!

    – Nathan Hadsall

  • Heather NC81

    wow!! I am so glad you shared this, and it’s to adorable. It’s seems like it’s a great learning tool and very educational.

  • Kelly

    I have not gotten into the subscription box craze…yet. They look like such fun. This box looks awesome. Such a great inspiration for a young person, especially a young girl. Your little model is such a cutie!!

  • Diane K. Brimmer

    She is just so stinkin adorable! She really looks so intense during her experiments. You are one terrific grandmother. She is experiencing things that most kids her age and older never get to. I commend you for being such great grandparents.

  • Stephanie Phelps

    Oh my goodness this is so cool. I need all the help I can get with the sight words this would be so cool and I love that it comes with the ability to see videos and other help.

  • Nancy C

    This is adorable!! It is so clever to have all these pieces together in a kit. I try to create experiences like for my daughter and it’s a hassle getting everything organized. This kit would solve that problem and provide a fun experience for her!