"Mathematics is so often held to be a scourge rather than a pleasure in school programs. Most people have developed 'mental barriers' against it. Yet all is easy if only its roots can be implanted in the absorbent mind."--Dr. Maria Montessori
"When all are agreed that the child loves to imagine, why do we give him only fairy tales and toys on which to practice this gift? If a child can imagine a fairy and fairyland, it wil not be difficult for him to imagine America."--Dr. Maria Montessori
An excellent food preparation area created on the bottom shelf of the pantry at home. Learning to prepare food, clean up messes, and be independent while feeding yourself are amazing steps in Montessori Practical Life.
A Montessori Sensorial Exercise - Pink Tower ($1.99) The Pink Tower was developed as an activity to help children with visual discrimination of dimensions, a Montessori preparation for math. There are 12 exercises... each requires the child to identify the next cube in sequence to complete the desired pattern. As the cubes are chosen they will automatically move into position.
Profile books, We will keep a profile book of your child's progress. These books will contain documented learning moments (Learning Stories) and with your input through the "story from Home" it will become a unique keepsake of your child's special "Preschool journey". The books are available for you to view at all times.