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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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Why Choose Montessori School for Kindergarten & Elementary?

Montessori, a better way to learn January 25, 5:30-7:30pm In this free interactive workshop you will see how the Montessori method builds children’s independence, self-esteem and problem solving skills. Discover how Montessori uses hands-on materials to enhance children’s understanding and create a love of learning that lasts a lifetime. Register online: http://childrenstree.org/parented/ Dinner and childcare offered for $10 per family Dinner: 5:30-6:00 Free workshop: 6:00-7:30 at The Children’s Tree Montessori School 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, CT 860-388-3536 […]

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10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool

Only you can know what kind of preschool is right for your child. The good news is that many programs, such as the Montessori Method, offer research and evidence supporting their techniques. If you’re considering Montessori for your child, read on to discover 10 benefits of their educational philosophy. 1. Focuses on Key Developmental Stages A Montessori curriculum focuses on key developmental milestones in children between the ages of three and five-years-old. Younger children focus […]

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Toddler News, January 2018

Hope everyone has managed to stay warm this chilly winter! December flew by. We want to thank everyone for coming to the Winter Celebration. The toddlers worked hard practicing the songs and some hand movements. We made tree ornaments and decorated a disc of the songs we sang at the Winter Celebration and sent those home with everyone. For January, we hope to have some days we can go outside. Be sure to bring in […]

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Montessori Elementary School Newsletter, January 2018

December was a busy month! The Elementary practiced and practiced the songs for the celebration on top of their regular work, which included research on a Native American tribe or civilization. In January, we’re looking to complete this research. They’re also going to begin learning more about meal planning and cooking. We have been learning about basic food prep, including food groups and shopping for food. We will be expanding lessons to learn more about […]

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