December 11, 2020

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Practical life work in the Montessori toddler classroom is real work! Children engage in scrubbing work, table washing, watering plants and actual care jobs within the toddler community; and guess what , they love it! Sponge squeezing has been very popular this week. The sponge squeezing work helps strengthen the child’s muscles in their fingers...
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Our first full week of December has us working on a new unit in History.  The students spent several weeks reading and going over the eras on the Time Line of Life.  Now, the focus is on the Mesozoic Era, The Age of the Reptiles.  This unit also coincides with our Zoology unit on Reptiles. ...
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We continued our study of December Holidays this week as we explored the traditions and customs of Kwanzaa. Children made kinaras, played mancala, strung color beads of Kwanzaa, and practiced weaving a mat. The Early childhood classrooms also introduced the holiday of Christmas. Children learned about the story of the birth of Jesus and were able...
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We continued our study of December Holidays this week as we explored the traditions and customs of Kwanzaa. Children made kinaras, played mancala, strung color beads of Kwanzaa, and practiced weaving a mat. The Early childhood classrooms also introduced the holiday of Christmas. Children learned about the story of the birth of Jesus and were able...
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This week at Montessori we learned about early humans and the traits they passed on. One of the traits was the use of fire, which made chewing meat easier. This helped us get smaller canine teeth and a shorter muzzle. In geography we learned about different types of maps, and how much a struggle it...
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Our first full week of December has us working on a new unit in History.  The students spent several weeks reading and going over the eras on the Time Line of Life.  Now, the focus is on the Mesozoic Era, The Age of the Reptiles.  This unit also coincides with our Zoology unit on Reptiles. ...
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