Starry Night: The children learned about colors and visual interpretations through the eyes of Van Gogh this month. We picked Starry Night as a sample art for them. Helped them notice the separation between color and patter, movements and shapes and then helped them with their FIRST attempt to imitate the famous painting itself.
Scientists use scientific classification to sort the world, but there are many other ways of sorting. One way we can sort things as a Montessorians is by classifying them as living or nonliving. Living things use energy. They move or change shape. They take in food and get rid of waste, and they have babies,
With Ms. Luff Children are always looking for new information to soak up. They have so many questions about the world, their surroundings and especially their own bodies. As children grow up, they start to recognize that they can run, play, laugh, and sing. As they develop and become more curious about their bodies, it's
We talked about Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. We talked about his leadership of the modern American Civil Right Movement. His words Equality, Peace, Diversity, Fairness, and I have a dream. The children knew that January 21st of every year is a federal holiday and it is called MLK DAY. They enjoyed making their art project
Because of the heavy rain during the month of January, we thought it is a great idea to present to the children The Water Cycle. The children enjoy learning about the water cycle . They had an understanding how the water cycle works with our facts that help explain the different processes in a way
“Do not tell them how to do it. Show them how to do it and do not say a word. If you tell them, they will watch your lips move. If you show them, they will want to do it themselves.” -Maria Montessori The children enjoyed doing their art work by themselves painting, cutting, gluing
"The development of language is part of the development of the personality, for words are the natural means of expressing thoughts and establishing understanding between people." - Maria Montessori Our 2.5 years old Montessorian started their sounds, and our 3.5 children kept going and moving to the association between sounds and objects, whereas our 5 and
This month as part of our exploring the nature outside the class( in our playground) using our magnifier, one of our children found a swallowtail butterfly, so we found it a good opportunity to talk about the life cycle of the butterfly, and let them see the butterfly's small details. We bought a Microscope and