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
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
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
This month at Eden Prairie Montessori we are learning about peace. We are exploring peace on a small scale in the classroom in how we interact with our friends and on a larger scale the unity that connects humanity, while our Montessori educators incorporate Peace Education activities throughout the prepared environment.
Maria Montessori is lovingly remembered …Read More