From birth to age 3, your child’s brain develops more rapidly than at any other time, and more learning takes place than at any other stage of development
Based on daily observations, teachers introduce new materials and activities that pique curiosity and stimulate learning. Learning objectives for your child at this age include developing skills such as language, concentration, problem solving, visual discrimination, and physical coordination.
Activities promote independence, order, coordination, and concentration, as well as support social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
Our Toddler classrooms are designed to foster the independent and curious nature of a toddler, allowing them to freely explore in a beautiful, carefully prepared, age-appropriate environment.
Using Montessori methodologies, our classroom allows each toddler the opportunity to:
From age 18 months – 3 years, children are actively searching for knowledge about their environment. They are especially interested in asserting their independence. Independence is a large part of our toddler classroom—and is encouraged by allowing the child to choose a variety of activities that he or she can accomplish with success. With love and guidance, our program allows these children to explore and gain the independence they seek through a variety of age-appropriate activities.
Our teachers give toddlers responsive, individualized attention to help them build skills in five essential areas:
Toddlers are also exposed to and participate in Art, Music and Movement, Gardening, and Cooking.
At ages 3-6, children have more control and coordination over their mind and body and continue to become more independent. Our primary classrooms are designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the 3-6 year old class. Creating order is an important role in this environment, which is designed to encourage curiosity and a love for learning.
With Montessori principles as our guide, each child has the opportunity to:
Absolutely! The Montessori method places great importance on the strong development of social skills. Part of curriculum is “grace and courtesy lessons.” Students practice things like proper greetings, and making eye contact while speaking. Daily group time allows children to practice their social skills. They are encouraged to express their feelings politely and show respect toward adults and peers. Respect is a big part of the classroom environment.