Welcome to Arbor View Montessori School

Arbor View Montessori School provides a warm, accepting, and safe preschool child care environment in Roseville. We are dedicated to the best care, attention, and warm learning environment. Naturally curious, children are eager to learn. Specially trained teachers guide development in Language, Creative Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Practical Life Experience helping children to reach their full potential.

Our carefully planned Montessori materials help develop the natural curiosity of the child that supports your child later in life as part of a continuous learning process even outside the classroom. Your child is motivated by natural curiosity from within. At Arbor View Montessori our program will inspire your child to develop their natural love for knowledge.

Dr. Maria Montessori strongly felt that children are individuals who differ from each other and must be respected, and that the purpose of preschool education is to help the child cultivate his or her own desire to learn naturally. Arbor View Montessori provides educational child care with a fun and safe preschool learning environment that is vital to the development of children.

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Preparing for the Preschool Year
The new school year begins soon, so now is the time to prepare your child for preschool, especially if this is the first time your child will attend preschool. Arbor View Montessori School recommends that you transition from summertime mode to routines and preparations that will help your child make a smooth and happy transition to preschool. A good way to start is to get back into school time routines to help avoid abrupt changes. Some things you can do to support you child in the transition to preschool are: Start going to bed earlier and waking up on a school time schedule. During the summer, we may get off our school time sleep schedule. Getting back into a school time sleeping pattern will make the transition easier for your child. You can also read your child children’s...
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Why Choose Montessori
At Arbor View Montessori, we believe every child deserves the chance to reach his or her intellectual and social potential. Maria Montessori, the founder of Montessori Education, understood how a good education unlocks and realizes children's potential. In a traditional preschool or daycare, the needs of children and their particular learning needs can be put aside as teachers work to maintain control and discipline. The difference between Montessori Education and traditional child care, daycare or preschools is that Arbor View Montessori School focuses on providing an environment where children can learn self-care, self-control and self-discipline. We help children learn to self-regulate their behavior, they begin to be able to think independently. This focus on self-regulation and...
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How Montessori Kids Learn
Children up to six years old see the world in very concrete ways. They learn about their environment through what they see, hear, touch, taste and smell. In a Montessori education children work with learning materials that can be experienced through the senses. Between three and six years old, children are learning to use language effectively and to engage socially with the people around them. In a traditional preschool education setting, children between three and six are often grouped according to age. Much opportunity for social learning is lost this way. At Arbor View Montessori School, our primary education utilizes mixed age grouping. This encourages healthy social development - older children learn to help younger children, and younger children learn from the example of older...
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Math and Montessori
Children learn basic concepts of mathematics in either of two ways; By using concrete materials during the years when they enjoy manipulating equipment; or by abstract materials when they are in the elementary grades. At Arbor View Montessori, your child will learn the basic concepts of mathematics by using concrete materials during the preschool years when he or she enjoys manipulating material. Dr. Montessori demonstrated that if a child has access to mathematical activities in the early years, the child can easily and joyfully assimilate many facts and skills of arithmetic. This helps children more readily grasp abstract concepts they will encounter mathematics in the elementary grades. Traditional preschool and daycare classrooms don’t incorporate the activities you will see...
Her Live and Work
Maria Montessori
Maria Montessori was an Italian physician and the founder of the Montessori method, which is the teaching method used at Arbor View Montessori School here in Roseville California. She was born in Chiaravalle, northern Italy in 1870, the only child of middle class parents. Maria wanted to become a physician, and she was accepted as the first female to attend Rome University. She graduated with honors, and she was the first Italian, female graduate in 1890. She returned to the University to do post-graduate research work in biology, anthropology and psychology, and she became a lecturing professor of anthropology at the University of Rome. Since her special interest was children, she was asked to observe a group of children with challenging behavior. She realized that these...