Montessori preschool

How to Keep Your Child’s Learning Retention Up During Summer Break - Flagstaff Montessori Westside Campus

How to Keep Your Child’s Learning Retention Up During Summer Break

Are you concerned about your Montessori preschool child losing the progress they’ve made this school year during summer break? If so, you’re not alone. This often concerns parents, but you can take action to prevent it. With a little extra time on your hands, you can incorporate learning opportunities into your everyday life and activities. […]

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4 Engaging Discovery Bottle Ideas for Daycare Children - Flagstaff Montessori

4 Engaging Discovery Bottle Ideas for Daycare Children

Everything about your child’s day is different when they attend a Montessori daycare. Unlike traditional daycare settings, Montessori programs focus on nurturing your child’s curiosity and creativity through a variety of unique learning techniques. As strong proponents of Montessori philosophy, the Montessori School of Flagstaff has adopted numerous strategies and traditions, including the creation of

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Exciting Halloween-Themed Activities for Montessori Preschool in October - Flagstaff Montessori Westside Campus

Exciting Halloween-Themed Activities for Montessori Preschool in October

October can be one of the most exciting months of the year for you and your preschool-aged child. There’s pumpkin-picking, decorating, costume-making, and all kinds of spooky arts and crafts projects for you to enjoy with your little one.  And the best part is that many of these activities align with the Montessori philosophy, which

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Why Does Whole Child Development Lead to More Responsible Children - Flagstaff Montessori Sunnyside Campus

Why Does Whole Child Development Lead to More Responsible Children?

By and large, the goal of public schools is to impart information to students and then measure their retention through testing. While academics are certainly important, there’s a lot more to child development than simply filling their heads with rote data. Montessori schools take a “whole child” approach to learning that observes not only academic

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Is It Important for Preschool Children to Keep Practicing Schoolwork During Summer Break - Flagstaff Montessori Sunnyside Campus

Is It Important for Preschool Children to Keep Practicing Schoolwork During Summer Break?

There’s a great debate among preschool parents about whether children should simply enjoy their summer breaks or continue schoolwork over summer break for various reasons. While the correct decision will depend on family preferences and your child’s needs, understanding both sides is a good idea. Those arguing for a more relaxed summer break tend to

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How Does Positive Social Etiquette Begin in Preschool - Montessori preschool - Flagstaff Montessori Sunnyside Campus

How Does Positive Social Etiquette Begin in Preschool?

If you’re like most people, you may not think that “well-behaved” and “preschooler” belong in the same sentence. But the truth is that preschool children are more than capable of learning basic social etiquette. Of course, this doesn’t mean your three-year-old will know every rule outlined in Emily Post’s etiquette books. But it does mean

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5 Examples of How Montessori Preschool Works for Kids with Special Needs - Montessori preschool - Flagstaff Montessori Westside Campus

5 Examples of How Montessori Preschool Works for Kids with Special Needs

Montessori preschool is a type of early childhood education based on Maria Montessori’s philosophy, which emphasizes freedom within limits, respect for a child’s natural development, and independence. This approach is beneficial for children because it allows them to learn at their own pace. Montessori preschool is an excellent option for many children with special needs.

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How Can I Prepare My Child for Attending Preschool for the First Time?

The first day of preschool is an eventful one. As a parent, you probably feel a mixture of excitement and trepidation. Your child may feel the same. Are they ready for this new experience? How can you help them prepare? These tips will help your child prepare to attend Montessori preschool. Encourage Independence A Montessori

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