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.
Preschool children love colorful things almost as much as they like hands-on STEM activities that teach them while they play. Building a kaleidoscope combines both aspects into one activity that children can play with long after the “work” is done.
St. Patrick’s Day is a great time of year for holiday craft projects. Preschoolers and teachers alike enjoy the shamrock green, the funny hats, and leprechaun lore. It’s an exciting holiday to celebrate spring coming and the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow! To help celebrate St. Patrick’s, here are three craft projects for […]
Despite all your winter clothing, hats, mittens, and boots, some days are just too cold to be outdoors. Spending another cold day indoors may leave your preschooler feeling restless. Interacting with different indoor preschool games will help chase away the boredoms. Fun Indoor Games for Your Preschooler Fun preschool games are a great way to spend a […]
.Being stuck indoors on a rainy day does not need to be boring. Use rainy days as a way to spend quality time with your preschooler. Interacting with your child with age appropriate games is both a learning opportunity and a fun time. Bottle Bowling Bottle Bowling is a fun, indoor game. Clear an […]
Dr. Maria Montessori developed the Montessori Method of education. It was her goal to center the educational approach of teaching the young based on scientific observation of a child from birth to adulthood. This approach has now had more than 100 years of success. Dr. Montessori’s approach was to view your child as an eager […]
Whether or not you should enroll your child in preschool is a topic that is often debated. As parents, we feel that we just want to make the best decision for our child and at this age our main concern is quite often our child’s happiness. Preschool education can be a part of your child’s […]