Walking path at Montessori

Walking the Montessori Way: The Power of Exploration

First Steps in Nature You’ve seen your child’s first faltering steps explode into an irresistible urge to walk, run, climb, and explore at every opportunity. Why? Nature instills these drives in a child because such experiences are the “exercise” that the mind and body need to develop to their full potential. Just as Montessori education…

Children preparing food as part of Montessori at home

Montessori at Home: Learning in the Time of Coronavirus

As you’ve observed your child’s joyful work at Montessori Center School, you may have wished you could “bring Montessori home.” Now that virtually everyone is staying home to cope with this public health crisis, that wish has become much more urgent. You know your preschooler thrives on routines, but the familiar ones are in short…

Student practices self-directed learning in preschool

Why Self-Directed Learning in Preschool Matters

Things have been eerily quiet these past few days since the announcement of our school’s temporary closure due to COVID-19. We hope your family is finding solace in each other’s company and that everyone is staying safe and healthy. We’re here to share our Montessori resources and wisdom until we get to see you again…