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Toddler News

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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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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Toddler News, March 2018

Hello everyone, we are hopeful that later this March we will see more signs of spring! This past month we created a few works, such as exploring play dough and even making our own play dough from scratch and everyone got to take a piece home. We also created a beautiful Valentine’s Day gift, everyone loved helping kneading the dough before pressing their hand or foot prints, whichever they preferred. We have been introducing more primary […]

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Toddler News, February 2018

Dear Parents, This past month has gone by so fast! We are happy that all of the new children in the Maple Room community have adjusted nicely to their new classroom. Everyone has been getting along great. We were able to do so much in January, despite the inconvenient weather we’ve had, luckily, they were able to play outside some of the days. For this month of February, we are making something special to take […]

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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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Toddler News, January 2018

Hope everyone has managed to stay warm this chilly winter! December flew by. We want to thank everyone for coming to the Winter Celebration. The toddlers worked hard practicing the songs and some hand movements. We made tree ornaments and decorated a disc of the songs we sang at the Winter Celebration and sent those home with everyone. For January, we hope to have some days we can go outside. Be sure to bring in […]

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Getting Ready for Toilet Training: Routines

Toileting Routines Present a Unique Opportunity The role of the adult in the toileting routines of a young baby is that of facilitator. After all, babies are not physically capable of changing themselves. However, that does not mean that your baby is not able to be a willing participant and cooperative partner in the process. Quite the contrary, even the youngest baby can respond to sensitive physical care routines, and can contribute to their care […]

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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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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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Toddler Newsletter, June 2017

Dear Maple parents, It was really nice spending time with our Maple friends at the beach last Tuesday. Our friends had lots of fun digging in the sand and exploring the shallow bodies of water. The most exciting thing was our discovery of jellyfish, hermit crabs, and horseshoe crabs in some of the water pools. For those of you who missed the beach day, we missed you too. Our end-of-year ceremony will take place on […]

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