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Discovering Creativity in Young Children Art and the Toddler Community

2023-06-15T17:30:25+00:00By |Early Education|

Young children spend their days discovering the world around them. A squirrel in the window bird feeder is studied with interest. An airplane overhead or even the weave of trees can cause a joyful excitement. A small flower hidden in the brush is an amazing new discovery. They know how to slow down and really [...]

Montessori Elementary: Encouraging Multicultural Exploration

2023-06-15T17:31:04+00:00By |Early Education|

The Montessori elementary teacher is a storyteller. With solemnity and drama, the teacher presents the five “Great Lessons,” telling and retelling them each year. These stories create the over-arching framework for the curriculum and set the stage for multicultural studies. The first two Great Lessons, the creation of the universe and the evolution of life [...]

Summer Time Primary

2023-06-15T17:31:32+00:00By |Early Education|

With the school year ending and as you gear up for the summer break, here are a few ideas for work to continue with your primary child throughout the summer! Give responsibilities and involve your child in everyday activities. Such as: cleaning, food preparation, laundry folding and putting away, replenishing groceries in the fridge or [...]

Foster Your Child’s Independence at Home

2023-06-15T17:33:38+00:00By |Early Education|

You can prepare an environment in your home to foster your children's increasing independence and appeal to their developing senses. Here are some guidelines. Provide child-sized furnishings in your child's room and include low, open shelves with a small selection of appealing items. Rotate items on the shelves so that children do not become bored [...]