Your child’s Montessori daycare is more like an educational cooperative than a traditional public school. Parents play a vital role in the Montessori Method, and how well they incorporate Montessori into the home will have an impact on how readily this form of education can provide exceptional results. The Trinity of the Montessori Method A […]
Montessori daycare is where children should be introduced to the idea of writing, but the process begins even earlier, by developing the muscles and coordination necessary to grip and use a crayon or pencil. During the first few years, developing fine motor skills is a critical part of education, because those skills affect all other […]
A core trait of your child’s Montessori preschool is the use of multi-aged classrooms. This intentional mixing of ages plays an important role and offers quite a few developmental advantages. To illustrate, consider these 3 advantages and how they apply to your child. Promoting Diversity Diversity is an important lesson in preschool, teaching children to […]
One of the most popular aspects of a Montessori private kindergarten is that children learn the skills and self-esteem necessary to take more control over their individual lives. One way they can do that is by practicing practical life skills such as measuring, cutting, cleaning up behind themselves, and maintaining an orderly food environment. Fancy […]
Snacks provide Montessori daycare children with an energy boost to help keep them functioning at their best between meals. In a Montessori setting, snacks are also a great way to hone practical life skills, learn about the origins of food, and enjoy an exciting and engaging break. Here are 5 ideas for summer snacks that […]
A Montessori preschool is focused on the total development of children. Toward that end, it uses play-based, hands-on activities that mimic or otherwise engage children in tasks and goals. These activities often overlap in developmental benefits and are designed to be self-correcting in nature so that children know immediately whether they have reached the correct […]
All children enter the world as blank slates that are eager to be filled with information and your Montessori preschool is focused on encouraging that eagerness. While you may think of play-based preschool as a sort of child-sitting task, the truth is that the information children absorb during preschool will benefit them for the rest […]
The primary goal of a Montessori private kindergarten is to equip children for positive roles in their future and community. Before this can happen, children have to develop key social skills and build the self-esteem necessary to assume leadership responsibilities. Unlike traditional public schools, this type of education is an integral part of the Montessori […]
Montessori daycare students learn with hands-on activities that they can touch, taste, smell, hear, and see. The Montessori Method combines tactile stimulation with academic, physical, and mental activities to help children develop appropriately in all ways. These hands-on activities should give you a better idea of how and why hands-on learning works. Sorting Blocks Learning […]
One of the hallmarks of a Montessori preschool is its use of mixed-age classes. Maria Montessori observed how younger children and older ones in the same developmental phase interacted and recognized that the idea offered some distinct advantages in teaching. Here are 4 of the most important advantages, and why they work. Mimic Natural Order […]
For a lot of people, the pagan-like feel of Halloween makes it unsuitable for Autumn celebrations. On the other hand, the underlying reason for celebrations is the fall harvest, so parents look for enjoyable alternatives to the more traditional Halloween festivities. These 3 kid-friendly activities for preschool students are only a starting point for your fall festival ideas, but they should give some great ideas to expand upon.
Sensorial exercises are used to provide sensory input for young children to become accustomed to using all 5 senses.
Children should be presented with STEM activities as soon as possible to help them develop important physical and academic skills.
By allowing children to gain confidence through accomplishment, they are given a foundation by which to see progress even when things do not go as planned.