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Children’s Tree Montessori School Holds Family Fall Festival

The Children’s Tree Montessori School in Old Saybrook holds a popular Family Fall Festival every October. The event is open to the public and tickets are on sale now. Ticketed activities include a variety of fall themed games, prizes, face painting, raffle, cake walk, professional family portraits, and you can even visit the Bake Sale for the most delicious fall treats! Caribe Soul LLC will be attending with their food cart. Caribe Soul is known […]

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CTMS Holds Montessori Curriculum Night

Have you ever wondered what a Montessori school is all about? Join The Children’s Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, at our curriculum night on September 27th from 5:30-7:30pm. The Montessori certified teachers will take you on a step-by-step journey through the Montessori Language Curriculum to get a better understanding of how a Montessori student spends their day. The Montessori Method of education was developed in Italy by Dr. Maria Montessori over 100 […]

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Toddler News, June 2018

Dear Parents It’s amazing how fast the school year has gone! During the month of May, we made our Mother’s Day gifts, practiced our water painting skills outside, and even made popsicles out of watermelon. We have been loving the weather and were lucky enough to enjoy our snack on the picnic tables outside on the playground. We have been working on our primary and secondary colors as well as counting up to 10 and […]

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Summer Send Off: A Toddler Parent Workshop

A list of activities will be offered of suggestions on what you can do at home and in your own backyard to make the most of your children’s summer vacation. Dinner and childcare will be offered for $10 per family. 5:30-6:00 dinner 6:00-7:30 free workshop Register online: https://childrenstree.org/parented/ Or call: 860-388-3536

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Preschool News, May 2018

Dear Families, In the month of April, we saw the end (more or less) of winter weather and more spring weather! We are enjoying days that are warm,  chilly, sunny, and rainy. April showers bring May flowers! During Earth Week, the children brought in flowers and we planted all week (as the weather allowed).  Thank you to all the families who helped their children choose flowers to bring in, and thank you to those who sent […]

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Elementary School News, May 2018

Dear Families, We have had an exciting April and we’re already enjoying May! The children have been doing so much cooking. Our most recent meal was chicken tetrazzini. It was a lot of work but they did great. I can’t wait to see what other meals they choose! In April, we had chicken eggs in an incubator. While we did hatch 1 chick, it was more of a learning experience. We are hoping to be […]

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Toddler News, May 2018

Dear Families I think it is safe to say that Spring is finally here! This past month we germinated some seeds in the classroom and sent them home. We hope everyone was able to plant it together. We talked about how the water and sun help the seeds grow into a small plant that will continue to grow. We have noticed all of our friends growing bigger too. We appreciate all the donated seedlings; we […]

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Free Workshop: “Montessori Research & Outcomes: The Science Behind the Genius”

May 24: 5:30-7:30pm. Public welcome to free workshop: “Montessori Research & Outcomes: The Science Behind the Genius”. Learn about studies that show how children learn best, and why many traditional practices came up short. Find out the scientific basis for Montessori education, how they are applied in the Montessori classroom and why they work. The Children’s Tree Montessori School 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook. Free workshop. Dinner & childcare available for $10 per family. 860-388-3536, […]

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Preschool News, April 2018

Greetings Families: Happy Spring! We’ve had a busy month of March. We have been learning about fascinating South American animals. The jaguar, red eyed tree frog, and poison dart frog are just some of the animals that have intrigued the students. We also worked hard on making the auction project, learned about crystals, eggs, birds, parts of a seed, rainbows, and color mixing. By using the primary colors: red, blue, and yellow, the children worked […]

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Toddler Class News, April 2018

Dear Maple Room Families, We can’t believe it’s already April! The school year flew by, this past month we have had a lot of sickness going around and missed school days because of storms, but we are hopeful the Spring weather will change all of that. All of the children were involved in creating the Maple Room’s auction item, thanks to everyone who was able to make it to our special night. We have been […]

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