Summertime schedules are often quite different than school year schedules, and that’s ok- after all, it is vacation time! School days, however, will require early wake up times and set meal times, so establishing a consistent morning routine early is very important. Nobody likes to be unprepared or rushed, so start easing preschoolers into their …Read More
Montessori for babies?
It’s never too early to begin a Montessori education!
Infants are born with immense potential. They are eager to learn, explore, and try new things. Dr. Maria Montessori’s research and experience teaches us that brain and physical development progress faster at this time than at any other time in life.
So why begin from …Read More
The name Montessori can mean many different things to different people. Developed by Dr. Maria Montessori over 100 years ago, this method of education still raises some eyebrows among those only familiar with traditional classrooms. If you are unfamiliar with the Montessori approach to education, you may wonder if everything you hear about it is …Read More
Recently, Eden Prairie Montessori South Director Ms Lisa visited the original Montessori Training Center in Perugia, Italy. We are delighted to share with you some interesting bits of AMI history, photos and Ms Lisa’s special connection to Perugia, written in her own words…
“I went to a local small liberal arts college here in innesota, Gustavus …Read More
Did you know that Eden Prairie Montessori offers
YEAR-ROUND education and care for your child?
Every year from June-August we have our Summer Session!
Montessori education continues to be our main focus, preventing a gap in learning over the summer months, but we like to infuse some more fun into the program to celebrate summer and the warmer …Read More
‘Care of environment’ exercises foster love for the environment, help children connect and engage with nature, and encourage the child to interact with the environment, exhibiting respect and love. Such exercises also help the child form a connection with their home environment, in which they find a personal responsibility towards it.
Our earth should be …Read More
One of our most-loved blog posts from last year was where we shared our TOP 10 Favorite Montessori Websites. This list was (and still is) an excellent resource for those who are looking for inspiration and guidance in the Montessori method, and for those looking to incorporate Montessori practices and ideas into their homes.
Today …Read More
Did you know that March is National Reading Month?
Let’s March into Reading!
National Reading Month provides opportunities to explore reading in whole new ways aimed at motivating students to read while having a bit of fun in the process. It is important to celebrate National Reading Month, and we challenge you to spend some time reading …Read More
“Education is a natural process carried out by the child and is not acquired by listening to words but by experiences in the environment.” – Maria Montessori
It’s Montessori Education Week!
This is a time where we celebrate the incredible contributions Dr. Maria Montessori has made in the lives of children and the benefits of the Montessori …Read More
We love to hear from our parents!
At Eden Prairie Montessori, we all know how far a real parent review can go when making a decision when it comes to childcare and our children’s education, so we want to bring those testimonials and community sharing right to our blog.
Read on to hear why parents and families …Read More