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

Old Saybrook, Connecticut – The Children’s Tree Montessori School, 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, will hold an Open House on October 27th from 9:00am-12:00pm. The Children’s Tree is a non-profit school founded in 1995 to provide an alternative to traditional preschool programs, expanding to offer an independent elementary school in 2001, and a toddler classroom in 2014. As one of only three AMS accredited schools in our state, CTMS offers an authentic Montessori education, lead by […]

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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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Preschool News, March 2018

Dear Families, Wow it is hard to believe that February has come to a close! We had a very busy month and lot of fun celebrating Valentine’s Day by sharing cards and preparing strawberries and cream to enjoy together. We also enjoyed learning about astronomy and the different constellations. We had an amazing educational visit from the dentist where we learned about healthy nutrition and how to care for our teeth. We especially loved celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday […]

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Preschool News, February 2018

Dear CTMS Families,       It has been awesome coming back from break and starting off 2018 in Primary! We have many new friends in our rooms! We have Marloes, Blake, and Dorothy joining the Oak Room Family and we have Holland, Bowery, Andy, Ayla, and Harlan joining the Cedar Room Family. We also now have Miss Laura joining the Primary Team, which we couldn’t be more thrilled about! We have spent January getting […]

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Why Choose Montessori School for Kindergarten & Elementary?

Montessori, a better way to learn January 25, 5:30-7:30pm In this free 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. Register online: https://childrenstree.org/parented/ Dinner and childcare offered for $10 per family Dinner: 5:30-6:00 Free workshop: 6:00-7:30 at The Children’s Tree Montessori School 96 Essex Road, Old Saybrook, CT 860-388-3536 […]

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10 Benefits of a Montessori Preschool

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 three and five-years-old. Younger children focus […]

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Preschool News, January 2018

Dear CTMS Families, Happy New Year and welcome back! We hope that everyone enjoyed their holiday break. The Primary students had a busy December! In addition to classroom work and learning about Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, the Winter Solstice, and biomes of North America, the students worked very hard on preparing for this year’s Winter Celebration and Art Show at the American Legion. Thank you for joining us! Also, the Kindergartners along with the Elementary students […]

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Five BIG Differences between Traditional and Montessori Elementary Education

Five BIG Differences between Traditional and Montessori Elementary Education Many people are familiar with Montessori at the preschool level. But more and more people are now discovering the benefits of Montessori for the elementary years. If you are new to Montessori elementary education, you might be wondering if Montessori is really that different from traditional elementary programs. The answer is that they are in fact radically different. While we acknowledge and applaud teachers in non-Montessori schools […]

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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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CTMS to March in Torch Light Parade

The Children’s Tree Montessori School community is once again building a hand made float and marching in the Old Saybrook Torch Light Parade on December 9, 2017. We are hoping that you can join us! We will be marching this year for the second time and encourage participation from current families, alumni and their friends! Details: Time and Place: 5:30 meet at school to carpool or 6:00 meet at Denali on Main Street. What to wear: […]

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