Montessori Toddler program – which caters to the needs of 1.8 to 2.6 years of age.
Montessori pre-primary program – which caters to the needs of 2.6 to 6 years of age.
The young child has a very strong sense of order, a great desire for self-direction, and a preference for parallel (side by side) play. The environment is thoughtfully prepared with this in mind, allowing the child to explore and learn in a secure and loving environment. The furniture and equipment are sized to help foster independence.
Activities are attractively displayed on shelves that stimulate and nourish the small child’s sensorial need to smell, touch, hear, see and taste. Language acquisition, cognitive skills, art and music, are all practiced daily. The children love to run and climb and enjoys play on our spacious play areas.
Blues and Pinks offers a rich learning environment full of materials in math, language, science, geography, cultural studies, art, and music. These areas are integrated so that, for example, what is presented as a geography lesson also has elements of language and geometry.
Children within a three year age span work together in the classroom. The more experienced children become mentors to the younger children. The less experienced children become engaged and excited about learning by observing the academic success of the older children. All children work at their own pace as they are guided through the curriculum. Once they are finished with an activity, the children return the materials and take responsibilities for clearning up after themselves.We engage the children in divergent thinking.
Method generates creative ideas by exploring many possible solutions. This child-centered program is designed for children between three and six years old. The Children’s House is designed as a whole environment integrating four main areas of learning: Practical Life, Sensorial, Arithmetic and Language.
Children possess what Dr. Montessori called the absorbent mind, the ability to absorb all aspects of one’s culture and environment without effort or fatigue. As an aid to this period of the child’s self-construction, individual work is encouraged. The following areas of activity cultivate the children’s adaptation and ability to express and think with clarity:
Interested in good preschool education for your child?
Our Blues and Pinks Montessori is the right decision.