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Great Gatsby Themed Silent Auction 2018

Great Gatsby Themed Silent Auction Old Saybrook, Connecticut The Children’s Tree Montessori School will hold a Great Gatsby themed Silent Auction fundraiser on April 7, 2018. The event will be held at the Vicki G. Duffy Pavilion at Old Saybrook Point, 155 College St, Old Saybrook, CT, from 6 o’clock to 9 o’clock in the evening. This public, adult only event, will feature live music by Old Dog, New Trick, a delicious spread of food […]

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Toddler News, March 2018

Hello everyone, we are hopeful that later this March we will see more signs of spring! This past month we created a few works, such as exploring play dough and even making our own play dough from scratch and everyone got to take a piece home. We also created a beautiful Valentine’s Day gift, everyone loved helping kneading the dough before pressing their hand or foot prints, whichever they preferred. We have been introducing more primary […]

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Preschool News, March 2018

Dear Families, Wow it is hard to believe that February has come to a close! We had a very busy month and lot of fun celebrating Valentine’s Day by sharing cards and preparing strawberries and cream to enjoy together. We also enjoyed learning about astronomy and the different constellations. We had an amazing educational visit from the dentist where we learned about healthy nutrition and how to care for our teeth. We especially loved celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday […]

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Elementary School News, March 2018

February flew by, as always! The Willow room worked hard making strawberry shortcake for Valentine’s Day, they enjoyed cooking pancakes to celebrate Fat Tuesday, and discussed the history of both holidays. They also found an aloe vera leaf at the grocery store during their bi-weekly snack shopping and decided to try eating it, after learning about the many health benefits. I think they will be sticking to the topical uses for now! Dr. Seuss’ birthday was amazing […]

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Children’s Tree Montessori School Sends Elementary Students to Rome, Italy to Participate in MMUN

   Old Saybrook, CT –  The upper elementary students from The Children’s Tree Montessori School participated in the Montessori Model United Nations Conference in Rome, Italy, April 25 through April 28, 2017. MMUN is an extracurricular activity in which students role play delegates of the United Nations and imitate UN Committees. Montessori Model United Nations has partnered with the United Nations to create a program specifically for Montessori students, giving them hands on experience to […]

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The Children’s Tree Montessori School holds summer programs focusing on animals around the world

Old Saybrook, Connecticut – The Children’s Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, will hold 7 weekly summer programs for ages 3-8 focusing on each continent’s wildlife and habitats. Starting the week of June 18 we will focus our studies on a different continent each week, exploring the unique animals and habitats of each. Activities will include art, cooking authentic recipes from each culture, games, outdoor playtime, and more.  Programs run Monday – Thursday, either […]

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Preschool News, February 2018

Dear CTMS Families,       It has been awesome coming back from break and starting off 2018 in Primary! We have many new friends in our rooms! We have Marloes, Blake, and Dorothy joining the Oak Room Family and we have Holland, Bowery, Andy, Ayla, and Harlan joining the Cedar Room Family. We also now have Miss Laura joining the Primary Team, which we couldn’t be more thrilled about! We have spent January getting […]

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Montessori Elementary School Newsletter, February 2018

Dear Parents, It’s been a cold, snowy January and the Willow room has been busy. They have done meal planning, cooking lunch, doing research, and they had a great trip to the Mashantucket Pequot Museum. A favorite meal this month was stir fry and they’re planning it again for February. Strawberry shortcake is on the menu for Valentine’s Day. The class was impressed by everything they saw and learned about the Pequot people at the […]

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Toddler News, February 2018

Dear Parents, This past month has gone by so fast! We are happy that all of the new children in the Maple Room community have adjusted nicely to their new classroom. Everyone has been getting along great. We were able to do so much in January, despite the inconvenient weather we’ve had, luckily, they were able to play outside some of the days. For this month of February, we are making something special to take […]

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Free Parenting Workshop: Toilet Talk

Is your child showing signs that they are ready to use the toilet? Are you not sure how to read them and how to respond? Learn how to support your child through this process. January 25, 5:30-7:30pm Dinner and childcare offered for $10 per family Dinner: 5:30-6:00 Free workshop: 6:00-7:30 Register online: http://childrenstree.org/parented/ Presented by Caila Martindale and Yoonju Um at The Children’s Tree Montessori School 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, CT 860-388-3536

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