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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Montessori in Your Home Workshop for Parents

Montessori in Your Home Workshop for Parents is presented by Montessori Certified Teachers. Learn some practical ways to create a nurturing home environment for children. Topics will include: separation anxiety, sleep and routine. A variety of developmentally appropriate toys, materials, furniture and practical life activities will be presented. Dinner and childcare will be offered for $15 per family. Thursday, March 28, 2018Dinner will be 5:30-6:00 pm; Free workshop will be 6:00-7:30pm. Register online: https://childrenstree.org/parented/ Or

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Open House at The Children’s Tree Montessori School

January 26, February 2, February 9 and March 2nd from 9am – 12pm. 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook Get a tour of the Montessori learning environment and find out what sets Montessori apart from traditional teaching methods. See how scientifically developed materials help children learn abstract concepts. This time-tested method was created by Dr Maria Montessori in 1906 and has been sparking children’s enthusiasm and fostering their independence ever since. The Children’s Tree Montessori School

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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. In this free workshop you will discuss these questions and learn about a montessori approach to toilet learning. Dinner and childcare will be offered for $15 per family. Dinner will be 5:30-6:00 pm; Free workshop will be 6:00-7:30pm. Register online:

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Why Choose Montessori School for Kindergarten & Elementary

In this free, public, 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. Dinner and childcare will be offered for $15 per family. Dinner will be 5:30-6:00pm; Free workshop will be 6:00-7:30pm. Register online: http://childrenstree.org/parented/ Or call: 860-388-3536

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Denim & Diamonds Silent Auction

This public, adult only event will feature adult beverages, live music, a delicious sampling of some of the best restaurants on the shoreline, mingling with friends and of course a little friendly competition over desired auction items! Live Music, Food & Drinks Saturday, February 9, 2019 six to nine o’clock in the evening Vicki G. Duffy Pavilion at Old Saybrook Point 155 College Street Old Saybrook, CT Tickets $20 per person, $25 at the door

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Montessori & Music for Children & Caregivers

The Children’s Tree Montessori School offers an ongoing Parent-Toddler program, which is held for 14-weekly sessions. The Montessori Toddler & Parenting Class is open to toddlers, crawling-preschool, and their parents or caregivers. Each class group is limited, so register early! Spring 2019: January 25 – May 17 (no class 3/8, 3/22, 4/19) Two payments of $160. 14-week sessions. $160 due upon registration. Second payment due the first week of class. Friday mornings, 9:00-10:30. During each

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CTMS Frozen Holiday Pie Sale

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-$15 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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How To Create a Relaxing Bedroom Space For A Child On The Autism Spectrum

How To Create a Relaxing Bedroom Space For A Child On The Autism Spectrum

by Jenny Wise Designing the perfect bedroom for a child can be stressful. There are many components to think about, from ensuring safety to making sure there are plenty of stimulating toys and games–all of which are organized so your child can access them easily. When you’re planning a room for a child on the autism spectrum, it can be a little more difficult to get the details right. Every child has different needs. For

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