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.
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 […]