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Monthly archive for April 2015

Montessori Toddler News April 2015

Dear Toddler Families,   Spring is finally here and the children are excited to spend more time outside. We will be going on the field before lunch, weather permitting.   The children kept busy in March with water table activities and arts projects. We explored how much fun you can have with shaving foam in the water table worked on a collage of colored paper. In April, we will be planting bean seeds and watch them sprout. Spring brings new [...]Read more

Montessori Preschool News April 2015

"When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty." - John Muir   Happy Spring to all of our wonderful families! It was a long snowy winter but the kind of winter we can look back on and reflect the moments of wonder and [...]Read more

How to ask your Child about their School Day

A Conversation after School by Saray Moody If you are a parent of a young child who attends school, you have probably been told not to ask your child about their day at pick up. So many parents ask me, why is that? It seems so natural to ask the ones you love about their day when you come back together. It actually seems like it may be a part of helping a child adapt [...]Read more

Montessori Dropper Activity

From our Montessori preschool classroom: colored water dropper activity to develop fine motor skills. Note the concentration and perseverance. Before children tackle more complex activities, they must first master the basics. This activity is part of the practical life area or work and teaches children how to use an eye dropper. The child cleans up any spills independently using the sponge provided.

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