April 22nd is Earth Day!
This year is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and we have compiled a list of activities to help you celebrate. With the growing concern about spreading the COVID-19 virus and social distancing in place for many of us this April, we have made sure that these activities are safe for …Read More
Children carry & react to stress in different ways. They know that their world is changing but they are not able to communicate how they feel and what they need.
As parents and teachers, it’s our job to guide children from a young age on how to be able to relax their minds in any …Read More
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
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
Today on the Eden Prairie Montessori Blog we are introducing a new series. Here we will be sharing what the children have been up to over the previous month and give you the biggest highlights around the preschool. Our first post is a bit more extensive as we are incorporating some favorite photos from the …Read More
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
‘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