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Montessori Teaching Tools for the Home

Montessori Teaching Tools for the Home

To kick off the school year, we thought it would be fun and informative to put together a list of our favorite Montessori teaching tools for the home! This list will be useful for families new to our preschool and the Montessori method and for those who might not know how to start incorporating Montessori… Continue Reading

7 Great Back-to-School Tips for Preschoolers

7 Great Back-to-School Tips for Preschoolers

Set your alarm clock, it’s back to school time! Whether this is your child’s very first time attending preschool or they are returning for another year, getting ready for the first day can be both exciting and scary. We want to help ease the overwhelming feeling, turn this into a fun and positive experience for… Continue Reading

DIY: Sensory Tubs

DIY: Sensory Tubs

Preschoolers use their senses to explore and learn about the world. To encourage these explorations, you can make a Sensory Tub with substances and materials for children to touch, smell, see, and hear. These activities are fantastic for little ones; As well as being great fun, giving children the opportunity to play with and explore… Continue Reading

Music in Montessori & Making Instruments

Music in Montessori & Making Instruments

Children naturally love music! Whether it’s soft and soothing or a lively tune, children feel it both physically and emotionally. From birth, parents instinctively use music to calm and soothe children, to express their love and joy, and to engage and interact. Parents can build on these natural instincts by learning how music can impact… Continue Reading

Calming Activities & Soothing Techniques for Preschoolers

Calming Activities & Soothing Techniques for Preschoolers

Learning to regulate our emotional responses, especially during times of stress, can be difficult. Most children have some natural ways of self-regulating, but may also need to learn appropriate ways to respond when experiencing anxiety. Calming strategies can help a child to work through strong emotions. It is our job as parents to find ways… Continue Reading

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids

       Looking for some quick and healthy summer snack options to keep your child well-fueled for their fun in the sun?           Summer is a great time to experiment with different fruits & veggies because there are so many in season! Here are some of our favorite recipes from… Continue Reading

Influential People Who Attended A Montessori

Influential People Who Attended A Montessori

Traditional classrooms are instructor-centric and involve a general curriculum taught to the entire group at once. For children, this environment is impersonal and often stifles learning, producing inferior developmental and educational outcomes. The Montessori method stands in direct contrast, promoting a child-focused, self-paced learning environment for well-rounded development. This list of influential individuals are known for… Continue Reading

Summertime Montessori Activities for Toddlers

Summertime Montessori Activities for Toddlers

“A child, than anyone else, is a spontaneous observer of nature.” ~ Maria Montessori   Summer break is almost upon us, and now is the time to start planning some fun activities for your kids. Take a look at our favorite summertime Montessori activities geared towards the toddler years!   Painting Seashells -Art- This is… Continue Reading

Teaching Healthy Habits at Eden Prairie Montessori

Teaching Healthy Habits at Eden Prairie Montessori

Fostering good eating habits and providing healthy, nutrient-dense food choices are some of the most important tasks in raising young children. By teaching and encouraging healthy eating, you are giving your child important tools for a lifetime of healthy living. One of the extracurricular programs we offer at Eden Prairie Montessori supports these values and… Continue Reading

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