28 Aug

The Geometric Solids

Since shape is the defining characteristic of each letter of the alphabet, Dr. Montessori designed several sensorial exercises to make the children aware of this quality. She began with the geometric solids. This is a set of materials alike in color and texture and of approximately the same size, but differing from each other in shape.
16 Aug

Sound Boxes

Preschool Sensorial Learning part 4 In this fourth blog in our series 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.
07 Aug

Writing Preparation

Part five of our blog series about sensorial Montessori curriculum is focuses on writing preparation. 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.
19 Jul

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. This week we present the Red Rods:
14 Jul

The Brown Stairs

This is part two 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. This week we present:
06 Jul

The Pink Tower

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. This brings order and knowledge to the child, and helps him or her become aware of details by offering contrasted sensations.
21 Jun

Creative Arts in Montessori

At Arbor View Montessori preschool and child care we teachers nurture the artistic spirit of the child and prepare a visually appealing art environment that sets the child’s creativity in motion.
11 Apr

Practical Life Experiences

Care of the environment, care of the self, grace and courtesy are emphasized in this area. Children take part in everyday activities such as food preparation, sweeping and mopping, tying shoes, and setting a table. Arbor View Montessori preschool helps develop concentration, coordination, and a sense of order.
04 Feb

Defining Montessori Preschool Programs

Montessori preschool programs offer parents an alternative to traditional school. Unfortunately, many parents are unaware of Montessori preschools and an even larger number of parents are unaware of Montessori methods and curriculum.
20 Jan

The Montessori Classroom

At Arbor View Montessori Preschool the classroom is a child’s world. It is created to meet the needs of the child and adapted to his or her size. Our curriculum is designed to meet the space, needs and interests of children between the ages of three and six.