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Peek at the Week May 9th 2016

WILLOW PEAK Dear Parents, Montessori Elementary Classroom Dear Parents, Rainy days have kept us inside, but we hope to work more on our outdoor classroom this week. Please send in mulch and other items you may have for our outdoor classroom. A huge thank you to the Cosentino family for donating a beautiful bird feeder, birdseed, and a gift card to Home Goods! Tuesday we have a special opportunity for a Virtual Visit from The Field [...]Read more

Preschool & Kindergarten News May 2016

Dear Cedar and Oak families, Wow, this month sure has flown by.  We have enjoyed our continued continent exploration, learning about the diverse cultures of Asia by exploring foods, trying on clothing, writing, smelling and tasting spices, identifying animals, playing games and much more! Thank you to John Meisel for coming in to share his tales of India and Jennie Esty for bringing in her Singing bowl and beautiful artwork from Thailand. We will continue […]

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Montessori Toddler News May 2016

Dear Maple families, After spring break, we have been reading books about how to grow plants, surprise garden, and spring. We germinated cucumber seeds, and we will observe them next week. We are vegetables and flowers in our garden that the children are going to take care of. On the practical life shelf: We are going to touch, smell, look, taste, and share their impression on mangos and avocados. The children will be introduced egg slicers. They continue peeling clementines and […]

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Reading with Montessori Cards

Preschooler learning to sound out works with the Montessori picture cards:  

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Yoga for Children

More and more professionals who work with children with autism, special needs, sensory integration, learning disabilities and ADD/ADHD are being trained to teach children’s yoga–and with great results. Yoga is a natural for children, since it addresses the whole child, including the brain/body connection. Tips for Doing Yoga with Your Children Create a special time of the day for yoga with your child. Take some time in the morning or evening and follow it with […]

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Peek at the Week, April 25th

WILLOW PEAK Dear Parents, Kindergarteners working in the Elementary classroom This week, we will be doing a great deal of work outside. We will work on various cleaning, planting, and painting tasks. If you have time available, and would like to help, please let me know. Please make sure that your child is dressed in clothes that can get dirty. If it rains we will stay inside. If you have plants, seeds, flower pots, potting soil, [...]Read more

Peek at the Week – April 25th 2016

WILLOW PEAK Dear Parents, Kindergarteners working in the Elementary classroom This week, we will be doing a great deal of work outside. We will work on various cleaning, planting, and painting tasks. If you have time available, and would like to help, please let me know. Please make sure that your child is dressed in clothes that can get dirty. If it rains we will stay inside. If you have plants, seeds, flower pots, potting soil, [...]Read more

New GoFundMe Campaign

Dear Friends, As a non-profit organization we offer scholarships and tuition discounts to about 40% of our student body totaling over $200,000 each year. Below is the link to our new GoFundMe campaign which will benefit our Student Scholarship fund. Please share with family and friends so we can continue to offer financial aid for students in need. Thank you for your continuing generosity.  

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Toddler News April 2016

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. In March we worked on color recognition using the Rainbow work and making colored paper butterflies and flowers. The children were busy cooking oatmeal, making muffins and deviled eggs. We are working on how to push our chairs back after finishing snack or a work to keep the classroom […]

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Preschool & Kindergarten News, April 2016

Dear Cedar and Oak families, Happy spring to all of our wonderful families! In March we explored the geography and culture of Korea by making maps and reading about its customs. A big Thank You to Keira’s mom, Jeong O’Donnell, and her grandmother for making the Korean dish Bibimbap for the primary and elementary students. It was delicious! As we continue our Trek through Asia this month we will be crossing through Tibet to enter India […]

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