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Sensory and fine motor skill practice are a large part of our Montessori toddler curriculum. Children have multiple opportunities each day for exploration through practical life activities. Work such as scrubbing, tonging and spooning help strengthen the fine motor muscles. Sensory work for toddlers increases their vocabulary, encourages problem solving and developing the senses! Our toddlers...
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This week was filled with fine motor activities for our toddlers! Children were introduced to tonging, sponge squeezing and painting at the easel. Everyone had many opportunities to enjoy this beautiful weather . Together we made applesauce and apple muffins! This week wraps up our apple theme activities. Next week we start pumpkin, fall and...
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Learning and growing together is what it’s all about! Children have begun to build friendships, they know each other’s names and are working together in our toddler community. Recent work has included watercolor painting, wet pouring from a picture and lessons on the pink tower. Children explore the garden every day, using nature for color...
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Happy Friday Toddler families! Children in the toddler community are learning each other’s names, forming friendships and learning all about Montessori materials! This week children had lessons using the sensorial materials, lessons on pouring and whisking too! We explored each day in the garden, going on a color scavenger hunt! Our color this month is red...
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    This week was filled with firsts for many of our little ones! First time sleeping at school, eating at school and making many new friends! Such an exciting time for growth and independence! This week we took much of our practical life work outside; pouring, scooping and whisking to make bubbles! Children are getting...
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Our orientation week went well and we are off to a great start! Children are learning each other’s names and Montessori procedures. Together we explore our classroom and the many works available. Thanks to everyone for your patience at car line, for labeling belongings and bringing in the supplies, you are appreciated! Children were introduced...
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  Striving for a joyful classroom environment is one of our Montessori goals ! Children in our toddler classroom are given the tools to help create true joy within the classroom! Children are happy in their chosen work! Just look at the child’s expression in these pictures! This week many of our practical life activities...
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This week toddlers spent a lot of time outside with their work. We walked the trail, spooned scooped and dug in the dirt and took many other works outside to enjoy! Inside children cared for their environment by watering the plants, taking care of the guinea pigs, and filling the bird feeder.We painted at the...
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This week we started or farm unit! Many of our works and lessons for this month will be farm theme! We are also learning songs and finger plays about St. Patrick’s day! Practical life work this week included sponge squeezing , spooning and tonging . Language work included half to whole farm cards and reading...
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Montessori Education Week has been super fun! We have celebrated our parents our teachers and our students ! We introduced grooming this week and button stringing! So fun to play in the snow too!
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