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Monthly archive for October 2017

Silent Journey: Montessori Math Curriculum Night

This year we are focusing on the Montessori Math Curriculum After an introduction to Montessori learning principles, parents will take turns at different workstations, following written instructions and learning lessons exactly as the child does. By silently working you will get a true sense of how your child concentrates on each work. And by touring each classroom you can see the continuum of the material’s progression through the levels, from a Montessori toddler through a […]

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CTMS Frozen Holiday Pie Sale Has Begun!

Each year The Children’s Tree Montessori School offers frozen pies from Bishop’s Orchards in Guilford, CT. The pies are made fresh at Bishops and kept frozen until baked in your home, directions included.  As one of our biggest fundraisers, the pies are priced at a reasonable amount of $12-$16 and include your typical fruit pies as well as cream pies. The available options are apple, apple crumb, pumpkin, blueberry, fruits of the farm, strawberry rhubarb, […]

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Toddler Newsletter, October 2017

We welcome back all the returning families and our new families! This past month has been amazing, getting to know our new toddlers, also seeing the changes that have happened over the summer for our returning toddlers. Everyone has transitioned in beautifully, and we appreciate the confidence you’ve given your child during these transitions. So far, we have gone on one field trip to go apple picking, we had a few extra apples and made applesauce with the children, having […]

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Preschool News, October 2017

Dear CTMS Families,       It has been an amazing start to our school year upstairs in Primary! We have spent the first month of school getting to know our teachers and our new friends and we have learned all about our classrooms. We have had many wonderful lessons, we have learned how to have snack, and we have learned many songs and stories during gathering time.       We also had our […]

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Elementary School News, October 2017

Welcome back to school! The elementary class has been busy working and settling back into the school routine. This year, we have welcomed a hedgehog to our room. His name is Spotty Pickles. This is in addition to our saltwater critters, beta fish, and frogs. We took two field trips this September, once crabbing and the other to the Big E. The children are looking forward to their next trip. The children have been doing […]

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Connecticut’s Car Seat Laws Changed as of 10/1/17

LAW: As of October 1, 2017 infants must remain rear-facing until they are a minimum of both 2 year and 30 pounds.  LAW: Toddlers must be in a forward facing car seat with 5 point harness until 5 years and 40 pounds. LAW: Children should ride in a booster until they reach 8 years old AND 60 pounds (they must meet both requirements). Children who ride in a booster seat must use a lap and shoulder […]

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