A Taste of Montessori
For Ages 3 to 5 years
Our Taste of Montessori Camp is half and full day programs developed for children three through five years of age and offered in one week segments for eight weeks during the summer. The concept is to provide young children with opportunities for making friends, learning new skills, and developing existing ones. The environment is designed to help develop creativity, independence, and respect for self and others in accordance with the Montessori philosophy.
"Within the child lies the fate of the future." Maria Montessori
Well Rounded Platter
This platter is filled with all the ingredients for developing coordination, concentration, and independence, in all child-centered activities.
Environmentally rich, where little fingers learn from our famous "Hands on Educational Process" how to handle and experiment with a variety of learning tools to develop their individual skills.
The 4th of July Platter
Teaches the child "independence: towards the daily routines such as putting on shoes, zipping coats, and cleaning up after themselves thus enabling him or her to build self confidence and self esteem through a variety of entertaining teaching methods.
Practical Life provides a natural link between home and school. Here the child learns at his or her own pace such everyday activities as buttoning, zipping, pouring, cleaning, & spooning. The goals here are to help the child develop self-reliance and muscle control. Emphasis is also placed on the care of the environment and one's self through the Montessori philosophy. Grace and courtesy is modeled.
Children explore the indoor and outdoor environment using hands on activities that create opportunities to use their 5 senses.
The field of mathematics allows for hands on opportunities and inquiry. Math is incorporated into cooking, gardening projects, and everyday activities.
Explore rich language through reading a wide selection of books, poetry, and singing songs.
Through the use of many hands-on materials as well as experiments, the world of science is studied. As children experience science from a scientist's perspective, they make many discoveries. The school gardens are utilized for exploration of different realms of science promoting various activities. Our summer program enables the children to become directly involved with science through observation, question, prediction, and experimentation.
We will explore art through a variety of art materials. Your child will have opportunities to create art through self-expression, and individual and group projects.
Together we will explore different music and dances from around the world. Various musical activities including singing songs based on children's interests, movement, and instruments.
Your child will learn about who we are, where we live and our neighbors throughout the world. We will discover with the use of maps and globes the various continents, countries, and states. Our program celebrates the different heritages of our students through activities and special guests.
Morning snack included
Weekly Field Trips
Weekly trip to wading pool
Interest based projects