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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

Spotlight On Amazing Athletes – Interview With Christy McKinlay!

Spotlight On Amazing Athletes – Interview With Christy McKinlay!

Everyone knows that participation in physical activity keeps the body healthy, but few understand that participation in physical activity is actually a critical piece of healthy human development that affects every area of human development: Physical Emotional Intellectual Social Individual Consistent participation in physical activity, especially when starting from a young age, leads to positive… Continue Reading

Reading Aloud to Children: The Montessori Way

Reading Aloud to Children: The Montessori Way

When do you start reading aloud to your Montessori child? The answer is simple: as soon as possible! After all, Maria Montessori believed that the sensitive period for language development is between birth and age six. What better time to start reading aloud to your child than when he is in the sensitive period for… Continue Reading

Gymnastics For Yogis With WeeMove

Gymnastics For Yogis With WeeMove

At Eden Prairie Montessori Learning Center it is our mission to inspire a love of lifelong learning, independence, responsibility, and respect in all students. All of the extracurricular activities we offer support these values and provide preschoolers with an extra enhanced early education program that is vastly different from other preschools. In addition to our… Continue Reading

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