Smart, Budget-Friendly Tips for Better Sleep

Image via Pexels When people have more things to do on their schedule than 24 hours can handle, the first thing they sacrifice is sleep. However, missing out on sleep can have negative consequences on both the young and old. Quality sleep is essential for your family’s health. During this extended time of rest, the body and brain get to calm down and reset so they are fresh and ready for the day. When kids

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Halloween Party

Friday, October 25 4:30-7pm $25 per child, $10 each additional sibling includes pizza dinner, games, prizes and more! come in costume and bring your friends! be prepared for outside play and tons of not-so-spooky fun! register online or call 860-388-3536 The Children’s Tree Montessori School 96 Essex Rd., Old Saybrook, CT 06475

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Family Fall Festival

Our Family Fall Festival is not to be missed! Saturday, October 19th at The Children’s Tree Montessori School. 12:00pm-2:00pm Rain Date: October 20th Games – Prizes – Face Painting – Refreshments & More This fun event will feature fall activities for families!

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Montessori in Your Home Workshop for Parents

Montessori in Your Home Workshop for Parents to be held October 24, 5:30-7:30pm. Learn some practical ways to prepare a nurturing home. Topics will include: age appropriate chores, following your child, and how to nurture inner motivation. A variety of developmentally appropriate toys, materials, furniture, and practical life activities will be presented. Dinner and childcare will be offered for $25 per family. Dinner will be 5:30-6:00 pm; Free workshop will be 6:00-7:30pm. Register online: http://childrenstree.org/parented/

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Children’s Tree Montessori School Holds Open Houses for Toddler – 6th Grade

The Children’s Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, will hold Open Houses on October 19 & 26 from 9:00am-12:00pm. The Children’s Tree offers an independent elementary school as well as toddler and preschool classrooms. As one of only three AMS accredited schools in our state, CTMS offers an authentic Montessori education, lead by certified teachers.  In fact, it is the only school in the area to offer a Montessori education from toddler all

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Curriculum Night & The Importance of Practical Life Activities Within the Montessori Method

Ever wonder why Montessori children spend time practicing pouring and cleaning? Find out how practical life lessons will carry your kids through college and beyond in this free workshop open to the public.   Each year, our certified teachers take you on a tour through the Montessori curriculum from toddler through 6th grade. This year, we will focus on practical life. The two main areas are care of self, such as pulling pants up, or

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What to look for in a quality preschool program

What to look for in a quality preschool program There are many programs out there, both public and private, that advertise the quality of their programs.  How do you really know if it is a quality program and the right fit for your family? It is important to educate ourselves so that we are able to recognize a quality program whether it is a Montessori, private or public preschool. Top 10 things to observe when

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How To Prepare Your Child For A Safe, Fun Time At Summer Camp

Photo via Pixabay by  Unsplash Planning to send your child to summer camp can be a fun experience, but it can also be nerve-racking for both of you if they’ve never gone away before. There are several things to research and think about, including financing and how to handle homesickness, so it’s important to be well organized and educated on all the different camp experiences your child can have. Not only will it help your

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10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool

By Grace Chen, Editor of PublicSchoolReview.com 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

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Positive Discipline Workshops

Positive Discipline, founded by Dr. Jane Nelsen, is a parenting philosophy that focuses on building mutually respectful relationships with children. This workshop is one of 2 to be held the remaining of this school year. The public is welcome to join to 1 or both, each covering different topics. The workshops will be led by certified Positive Discipline trainer and Head of School, Marci Martindale. During the workshops you will learn how to modify behaviors

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