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

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!  

Now, choosing the right childcare option …Read More

Montessori For Babies

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

5 Myths About Montessori

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

Ms Lisa’s Visit to The AMI Montessori Training Center in Perugia, Italy

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