This week in CH1 we are working on practicing tracing numbers, letters, and shapes. Simple activities such as tracing lines and shapes, can build strength and coordination between your child fingers, hands, and wrists. The more they practice, the better they’ll become at grasping their writing utensil and controlling movements.
This week in Toddler House 2 we explored gardening! We loved getting to kick off our summer program with the theme of gardening. We enjoyed getting to explore a large sensory bin filled with dirt, fruits, veggies, and shovels. We were able to pretend we were gardeners and dig through
Hello infant one families! This week we welcomed a new friend into our crew! We introduced a new summer material in our practical life to go along with this warm weather we are having, sunglasses! While introducing them, we practiced autonomy by letting each child pick which pair they wanted
This week in CH1 we are working on our cutting skills.The dynamic motion that comes from cutting activities—specifically, opening and closing scissors along a distinct path—helps them build muscle control, develop eye and hand coordination. This also deepens their tactile spatial awareness and hone their fine-motor movement. We also continue
This week in CH1 we are working on painting skills. Painting in the Montessori classroom is a fun, yet serious experience. To the Montessori teacher, painting for self-expression is the secondary goal. The first goal of painting is practical in nature. For the 3 to 6 year old child, painting
This week in Toddler House 1 we worked on our colored shape sorter! This material helps us with color and shape recognition. It also helps us increase our concentration, fine motor and problem solving skills. This is a very challenging work and at the beginning of the week we required
This week in Toddler House 2 we showed great interest in water transfer work, specifically cup to cup pouring. Water pouring is an important part of our practical life shelf in our classroom. Practicing to pour water from cup to cup helps the children build confidence to perform and accomplish