We offer a combination of traditional Montessori methods and Positive Discipline techniques.
A small group experience for toddlers (18 months – 4 years) in the security of a safe, loving home environment.
~ we work in the garden; raise chickens, parakeets, and enjoy fish, or our cat and 2 dogs.
~ children gain independence and confidence with jobs
~ organic meals; yoga; NO TV; Spanish Teacher (staff)
~ Flying Angels Gymnastics; Adventures in Rhythm Drumming
I also offer Positive Discipline classes for parents; and initial home visits (and thereafter, as needed/requested).
To develop self-esteem, not through praise and pretty words, but by encouraging competence in practical life experience
To respect self as well as others, along with the environment
To develop a sense of order and appreciation of beauty by providing routines in an organized, attractive environment, and by encouraging maintenance of order.
To learn by manipulating and exploring thought-provoking (open-ended) materials, which lead to self discovery
To develop a love of learning