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Monthly archive for December 2017

Montessori School Holds Infant/Toddler Parent Classes

   Old Saybrook, Connecticut The Children’s Tree Montessori School in Old Saybrook offers support to new parents in Saturday morning infant/toddler-parent classes. Throughout this ten week course, you and your infant and/or toddler will explore our environment designed for their independence, and learn how you can create those areas within your own home. Our Montessori guide will offer information regarding development, observation, language, movement, positive discipline, toileting, feeding, and other topics that come up naturally […]

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Toddler Newsletter, December 2017

Happy December! This past month has been so fun and eventful. Everyone has been working on their cutting skills. We cut carrots, cheese, and apples getting ready for the Stone Soup Day. There has been a lot of hand projects this month too. We painted our hands to create a turkey and a poem, and handed them out on Grandparent’s Day. We also traced everyone’s hand prints and the Elementary classroom put together a big […]

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Elementary School Newsletter, December 2017

Dear Friends, The children in the Willow room has been busy learning about our continent’s history. In class, each child has chosen a location or tribe to study, from the Inuit people to the Mayan. More locally, the class got to explore historic Sturbridge Village. They learned how people lived, worked, and ate. It was cool seeing actual, historical buildings from 1800’s New England. We wrapped up the month with Stone Soup day. They put a […]

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Preschool Newsletter, December 2017

Dear Parents, November went by so quickly in Primary! We are finally feeling the cold weather side of fall. This month was filled with leaf study, leaf play, gratitude, and learning. Thank you to those who have come in to read with the children for Lucky Listener! The children really value and enjoy the opportunity to read a book together. There is a sign-up sheet in the entryway for those who are interested in helping. For […]

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