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March 2019

Show and Tell

Every child will have Show and Tell once per week, every Friday. This activity help the child develop the following areas of development and confidence:           I can take part in group talks about topics.           I can listen to and share with others.           I can have conversations with others.          

February 2019

Language:

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 We guided all the age group children to work in the language area starting from the sandpaper letters, the yellow level “the

Geography: Land, Air, Water

In Montessori education, there is usually an introductory geography lesson focused on land, air, and water.To introduce this lesson, We put together a tray with the following materials: • A globe @ water and land globe) • 3 empty glass containers labeled “land,””air,” and “water” We explained to the children that

Person of the Month: George Washington

George Washington: “First in war, First in peace, First in the hearts of his countrymen” George Washington The children learned about the father of the United States of America “George Washington “ They watched an educational video on President's Day , it was about him.The one dollar bill was part of

Anatomy: The Tongue Map

The myth of the tongue map; that 1 tastes bitter, 2 tastes sour, 3 tastes salt, and 4 tastes sweet. The tongue map or taste map is a common misconception that different sections of the tongue are exclusively responsible for different basic tastes. It is illustrated with a schematic map

January 2019

Artist of the Month: Van Gogh

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

Art & Craft: January Theme: Rain and Snow

The children enjoyed doing art and craft about January and the theme for this the snow, rain and the animals that live in the cold places like penguins and polar bear. https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/s/hz052drwhykn2mt/rain.mp4  

Zoology/Botany: Living & Non-Living

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

Anatomy: Human Torso

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

Person of the Month: Martin Luther King Jr

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

Science: The Water Cycle

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

November 2018

November’s Colors: Turkey Feathers colors

“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

Language: Long Vowels

"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

Theme of the Month: Butterflies

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.

Person of the Month: Mark Twain

On November 30, 1835, an American writer, publisher, and lecturer was born his name is Mark twain. So this month, the children learned about him, some of them kept by heart two or three of his famous quotes like: “If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”

October 2018