Gardening, Montessori Style

It’s Gardening Week at Eden Prairie Montessori!
 

Gardening is the perfect way for children to connect with nature and learn to nurture living things.  It instills love and respect for the earth and provides us with the opportunity to experience one of the many miracles of nature: sprouting life from a seed and watching it grow.

 

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Dining Out With Your Preschooler

Have you ever had the thought, “Let’s go out to dinner!” and as quick as that thought entered your brain, it vanished.  Thinking about taking your 3-year-old to a sit-down restaurant might make you cringe. The vision of them throwing their crayons, pouring out the salt shaker, and spilling their ranch dressing down the side …Read More

Co-parenting & Childcare

Families are diverse and many are non-traditional in today’s age.  Some may have two moms or two dads or are being raised by their grandparents, a close family member or in foster care.  In today’s blog post we’ll give you some tips specifically for those parents who are co-parenting in split household situations.  
 
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Teaching Thankfulness

 
The holidays are full of hustle and bustle, running errands, buying gifts, baking, hosting family and friends…the list goes on.  During all of the chaos, your children are watching and taking everything in. It’s the perfect time to teach them about being thankful.  What exactly does it mean to be truly thankful and how do …Read More

What To Look For In A Child Care Center

There’s never really a perfect time to start thinking about where your child(ren) will go to preschool!  We all want our children to grow and find their passion for learning. Some start dreaming of the classroom before their little person has even entered the world.  More power to those people!  

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