Montessori Materials Buy, Sell or Swap

If you have Montessori materials or other equipment to sell, swap or give away send details to MANZ.

Simply send a photo of the materials, a brief description, price, shipping and contact details.
Interested buyers will be able to contact you directly. If you are looking for equipment, you can post a ‘wanted’ notice on the same page.

This is a free service offered by MANZ to buyers and sellers.
All you need to do is to advise MANZ when the item is bought, sold or swapped, and we will remove it from the website.

For Sale: Montessori Bell Set

This is a complete new set of Montessori Bells. It includes:

  • 13 bell sets
  • 2 mallets
  • 1 damper

Excellent condition – never been out of the box! Selling as we have an extra set. Pick up in Auckland.

Prince: $2,500 includes GST.

Contact person: Anna
Phone: 0274577918

Montessori Children's House 3-6 Materials in NZ for Sale

Beautiful brand new Montessori materials, made by Nienhuis and Gonzagareddi, (AMI approved manufacturers) available for sale.

A complete set of Montessori materials, everything required suitable for a class of ca thirty, 3-6 aged children.

New Classroom furniture includes

  • 12 Beechwood rectangular tables, L80 cm x  W60 cm x H59 cm with invisible Duropal surface coating, cushion foot legs.
  • 24 Beechwood Chairs, stackable with bag holder D36cm x W32cm x H35cm
  • 14 round wood Stools H30cm

Shelving Units beech

  • 34 shelving Units W72cm x H84cm x D36cm
  • 45 Additional shelves for the above units
  • 4 matching Corner units
  • 2 Tall Units  W72cm x H1.94cm x D36cm
  • 2x Doors for the above
  • 1x Sideboard W72cm x H84cm x 36cm
  • 2x Units W72cm x H1.48cm x D36cm

Storage Units

  • Bisley Oxford blue metal lockable cupboard tall ( for teachers personal effects )
  • 3x Bisley Oxford blue metal Drawer Units, 10 drawers in each unit A4 size ( for children’s personal storage )

EXTRA new items included with the above

  • Gonzagareddi  Montessori Furniture
  • Geography / Geometry Cabinet with 10 drawers
  • Rectangular table with shelf and casters
  • Box designed for paper storage
  • Shelving Unit for Metal Inset material W82cmx D16cm x H80cm
  • Individual drawer/tray
  • Botany Cabinet, complete set, transparent back
  • Display box for Leaf shape cards + contents
  • Mystery Box
  • Farm Game Unit  L55 x W31 x H 36
  • Farm Animals 21 pieces
  • Wash Stand and Scrubbing Board Unit
  • Ironing Board
  • Shoe Polish  Chest
  • Cleaning Tools Stand
  • Cutting/Scissor Tray set

Gonzagareddi extra materials

  • Oceania- Pacific Puzzle map with transparent back PCO
  • Oceania-Pacific Puzzle Map with transparent back PC20
  • Cardboard Maps for the above:
  • Unlabelled
  • States Labelled
  • Capitals Labelled
  • Movable Alphabet  ( Print ) Pink and Blue letters set in a box
  • Dressing Frame pins

Nienhuis Extras to the above 3-6 Montessori materials

  • 12-hole scissor storage block
  • Pencil Sharpener Heutink + container
  • 6 x 6 hole Pencil Storage blocks
  • 3x 3 pencil holders
  • 6x Natural wood pencil holders
  • 10 Pricking Felt mats
  • 12 hole Punch out Pin/Awl Block
  • Metal Insets Paper 500pk
  • Phonetic Flash Cards
  • Range of Phonetic, Phonogram  and language-prepared printed materials
  • Range of writing paper
  • Box with Writing exercises
  • Writing Books
  • Individual reading material
  • Reading scheme for English
  • Movable Alphabet, both cursive and print models
  • Glue/Paste Box
  • Cutting/Scissors Tray plus printed cutting strips
  • Braiding Board
  • 3x Child-sized indoor Brooms
  • 2x Garden Brooms
  • Scrubber
  • Rug Beater


  • The Bells
  • Music Cabinet and contents
  • The Bells support materials
  • Bells Keyboards
  • Bells Staff Board and set
  • Bells music sign and notes, mallets, dampers, strip boards
  • Tone Bar Set and 4 mallets
  • Tone Br Keyboard and extra mallets hard and soft
  • Music Set 28 pieces Large Box
  • Music Set World instruments in file
  • Djembe small

Books (1x each)

  • The Cosmic Wonder
  • Thoughtful Living Series
  • Montessori Mozarts
  • Planets of the Solar System
  • Stars Exercise
  • Flag Paper
  • Parts of a flag
  • The Continents Box
  • Animals of the World
  • Animal Puzzle Activity Set
  • Animal Puzzle Copy Masters
  • Animal Copy Masters Box

Nienhuis Art extras

  • Book: How to Use Child-sized Master Pieces
  • Set of Child-sized Master Pieces Books 1-5
  • Child-sized Master Pieces Black images
  • Child-sized Master Pieces Transportation
  • Child-sized Master Pieces Modern Schools

Nienhuis Furniture and Materials extra

  • Cabinet for paper maps
  • Farm Table
  • The Farm: Working Base, Farmhouse animals and figures
  • Wall shelving unit Metal Insets
  • Cabinet of the World Parts
  • World circle for tracing
  • Cabinet for paper maps
  • Puzzle Maps Cabinet
  • All the flags of the World and stands
  • Pin Flag Stand and all connected material
  • Set of 7x Gratnell trays 7cm for Continents materials
  • Set of 7x Gratnell trays 15cm for Continents materials
  • Stand for Cylinder Blocks
  • Music Cabinet
  • Bell/ Tone Bar Cabinet
  • Wooden Sorting Tray 5 spaces
  • 30 wooden trays
  • 4 Large wooden trays
  • Bead Material Cabinet casters
  • Weights
  • Wooden Pivot balance
  • Fraction Problem series
  • Clock for Instruction
  • Clock with Movable Hands
  • Clock Stamp and all extra material
  • Arithmetic Signs Box
  • 2x 10 Water-based pencils in black and red (Dot Board)
  • Extra Hundred Board with Roman Numerals
  • Material Storage Box
  • Box for Geometric Solids
  • Cabinet for the 5 Animal Puzzles

Nienhuis Toys For Life extras

  • Arbio
  • Arbio Supplementary Set
  • Papilo
  • Papilo Colouring Book
  • Grippy
  • Legumo
  • Frutty

The materials listed above are selling as one lot.
Price available on request.

Contact person: Sue Schwander
Phone: (09) 407 9628

Montessori Children's House 3-6 Additional Materials in NZ for Sale

Resource Materials (available for sale separately)
Additional to the listing above, there is a vast collection of required classroom resources, new and used available, for example:
  • a painting easel, paints, paper and brushes
  • a  huge range of art materials, paper, scissors etc
  • weaving boards and wool, needles etc
  • wooden spinning wheel.
  • a child-sized outdoor picnic table set
  • 30x white china flat bottom plates and 3 piece cutlery sets
  • Aprons, small buckets, little vases, various trays, baskets, small chopping boards etc
  • sets of equipment for Practical Life, pouring, polishing, hand washing, nuts, bolts and screw boards etc
  • a vast collection of small objects required for language activities and the reading boxes
  • topic collections, for example, South American Rain forest, Bees and Butterflies, Australia, etc
  • material required for Rhythmic/ Music and movement activities
  • children’s book library
  • a large sand or water play trough and cover
  • assorted wooden puzzle collection
  • floor mats

Contact person: Sue Schwander
Phone: (09) 407 9628

Wanted to Buy

Fractions Cabinet – not the materials.

Contact person: Leanna Mitchell

Neinhuis, Montessori Downunder, Gonzagarredi & Other Materials for Sale

Neinhuis Materials
  • Montessori bells (hardly used) just missing one brown knob.
  • Tellurium
  • Wooden Floor sweeping semi-circle
  • Colour Box 4
  • Thermic Bottles – some small dents
  • Pressure Cylinders
  • Thermic Tablets
  • Sand Tray – wooden frame, glass base
  • Toddlers – coloured discs on coloured dowels
  • Ball tracker with drawer
Montessori Downunder Materials
  • Timeline of Modern Art, brand new
  • Timeline of Maria Montessori’s life
  • Art Appreciation cards in pockets
  • Compass directions
  • Famous landmarks
  • Fossils
  • Invertebrate Classification
  • Organs of the body
Gonzagarredi Materials
  • Puzzle Map of NZ
  • Wooden Puzzle – Ocean life
  • Scissors
Other Materials
  • Set of Shells with pictures and X-rays
  • Smart Chute
  • 2 Sorting trays – clear perspex
  • Silk screen printing screen – new,  large
  • 3 Stuka Puka Wooden puzzles – eggs, insects, phases of the moon
  • A huge assortment of Language Objects and Model Animals, also card material.
  • Loads of Montessori books and magazines

Contact person: Janet Beames
Phone: 021 032 2893

Selection of Materials for Sale

Purchased in the UK from Absorbent Minds Montessori, but they are good quality and have very little use

Fraction Box – $120.00 (Containing labelled (plastic) circles divided into segments to show fractions from 1 whole to 10 tenths. Stored in a divided wooden box)

Small Fraction Skittles – $45.00

Geometric Sticks – $400 A series of color-coded woodensticks, plastic curves, a plastic measuring angle, a plumb line, tacks and brad fasteners, all stored in a compartmentalized wooden box with lid.

Geometric Board – $50 This has two sides. One side is a wooden tray demonstrating fractions and degrees around a circle and a variety of differently coloured insets to match each fractional size. The other side is a pegged board on which the child can construct geometric shapes using rubber bands.
This set includes wooden fraction segments in halves, thirds, quarters, sixths and eighths that can be placed within the circle to create a whole, or to see how many degrees are in one third or three quarters, etc.

Introduction to Decimal System – $80.00

9 Wooden 1000 cubes – $75

50 wooden 100 squares – $90

Tens Beads – $45

Short Bead Chains (nylon individual) – $45

Golden Bead Chain of 100 (nylon individual beads) – $10

Addition Snake Game – $25 (no boxes)

Divided wooden box (with lid) x 2 – $15 each

Wooden bowl for unit beads – $5

Stand for unit beads – $5

Bag of 36 unit beads (plastic) – $5

Box for small number cards – $25 (including home printed numbers on card)

Multiplication Board – $100

Stamp Game – $120

Square Root Board – $90

Dot Exercise – $30

Decimal Fraction Box – $150

Spare skittles for stamp game – $20

Grammar Solids (wooden) – $150

Grammar Symbols (wooden)in wooden box – $80

Reading Analysis 1st chart – $40 Including box and stencil

Small moveable alphabet (green) – $150 Laser cut. Print

Small moveable alphabet (blue) – $150 Laser cut. Print

Small moveable alphabet (red) – $150 Laser cut. Print

Trinomial Cube $150

Binomial Cube – $75

Parts of the Seed wooden puzzle – $25

Box for Insets of Design paper (including paper) – $40

Clock stamp – $10

Wooden Teaching Clock – $20

Spare wooden boxes – $10 each Approx 10cmx10cm square (no lids)

Book – Teaching Montessori In the Home: The Pre-School Years, Elizabeth G Hainstock – $10

Book – Teaching Montessori In the Home: The School Years, Elizabeth G Hainstock – $10

Book – The Montessori Elementary Material, Maria Montessori – $15

Contact person: Anna Renton-Green

Looking for the following items

We are looking for the following Neinhaus materials;
1x Golden Bead 100 square (in the transparent gold glass beads)
1x Golden Bead 1000 cube (in the transparent gold glass beads)
Printed arrows: the bead material complete set
Addition Working Charts
Subtraction Working Charts

Contact person: Rachel

Sandpaper Letters Wanted:

I would love to purchase your preloved Sandpaper letters and Phonogram letters for home use only. Please email me if you have anything available and how much you would like them for. (Happy to pay, bake or wine trade) I will be at conference if that suits for pick up. Thank you kindly! Jen.

Contact person: Jen Day

Brown Stairs Fund Raiser

We’ve got a set of brown stairs that’s been lovingly made by a parent as a fund raiser for Titoki. Made of macrocarpa wood and only needs a coat of linseed oil or varnish if desired. We’re selling it for $150 excluding delivery costs if any centre is keen.

Contact person: Tracie Phua