24 Dec

A View of the Montessori Classroom

The Montessori classroom is a child's world. It is created to meet the needs of the child and adapted to his or her size. It is designed to meet the space, needs and interests of children between the ages of three and six. It is designed to put the child at ease by giving him or her freedom in an environment prepared with attractive materials.
13 Dec

The Color Tablets

The child's first introduction to color is a box containing six tablets--two red, two blue and two yellow. All the other tablets are the same size, shape and texture. They differ only in highly contrasting color. In this exercise, the child pairs the tablets and learns...
03 Dec

Sound Boxes

In this blog about sensorial Montessori curriculum we present Sound Boxes. At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom, which increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings.
22 Nov

The Red Rods

This is part three of a multi part blog about sensorial Montessori curriculum. At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom that increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings.
12 Nov

The Pink Tower

Sensorial Materials in the Montessori Classroom - Part 1 At Arbor View Montessori we use Sensorial Materials in the Montessori classroom that increases the child’s awareness and helps the child form more distinguished impressions of their surroundings.
05 Nov

About 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 Preschool and Child Care in Roseville California. She was born in Chiaravalle, northern Italy in 1870, the only child of middle class parents.
31 Oct

Development and Milestones

Healthy Development Maria Montessori understood the early years of a child’s life are key to a child’s development. When children are able to grow with their social, emotional and educational needs being met, then you have an environment that is conducive to healthy development.
22 Oct

Choosing a Montessori Preschool

Parents that decided they like Montessori for their children must think carefully about how to select Montessori school if they are to ensure that their children receive the actual the education they want.
18 Oct

Science at Montessori

We especially need imagination in science. It is not all mathematics, nor all logic, but it is somewhat beauty and poetry.” – Maria Montessori At Arbor View Montessori School, science is introduced to children at a young age with subjects like botany and zoology.
01 Oct

Fun Food & Botany

At Arbor View Montessori School, we Integrate botany curriculum lessons about edible seeds, roots, stems, fruits and vegetables. Montessori teaches with a hands-on sensorial method, different from traditional preschool and day care programs.