Children's Garden Montessori School

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Extended Primary Archives - Children's Garden Montessori School

Maintained by Extended Primary teachers Vida West and Bekke Howell

  1. asian festival

    Today we culminated our studay of Asia with an Asian festival…the countries represented were China, India, Thailand, Russia and Japan.  It was a fabulous explosion of discovery. And a feast for the senses with projects, explorations and foods from each … Continue reading

  2. self portraits in the studio

    Our local art museum is featuring the art of Vincent Van Gogh and many of the teachers have been talking about his life and work in the classrooms and the children have been introduced to a variety of his paintings.  … Continue reading

  3. Earth Week

    “Solicitous care for living things affords satisfaction to one of the most lively instincts of the child’s mind.  Nothing is better calculated than this to awaken an attitude of foresight. Maria Montessori Maria Montessori was primarily a city dweller.  She … Continue reading

  4. A Visit From Birds

    In the winter the children collected pennies and brought them to school.  I’m sure you remember helping them with that.  Then some of the teachers asked children how the money collected might be used to help someone or something.  Ideas … Continue reading

  5. a puppet collaboration

    Amy Laugeson (our wonderful ceramic teacher) and I, partnered up to bring a new kind of puppet to the studio.  Amy spent two days working with the children in the studio, with me at her side, making ceramic puppet heads … Continue reading