A sparse environment of carefully chosen materials calls the child to work, concentration, and joy. A crowded or chaotic environment can cause stress and can dissipate a child’s energy.
- Maria Montessori
Montessori School of Woodstock
3899 Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30066
TODDLER (18MO-3YRS) MONTESSORI - ACADEMIC PROGRAM
Practical Life - Develops memory, attention span, concentration, coordination, and motor control. Skills taught are used in everyday life such as: buttoning, zipping, pouring, tying, spooning, sifting, stringing, sorting, snapping, cleaning, etc.
Sensorial - Anything that involves the five senses. Some skills associated with Sensorial materials are visual perception, depth, color, height, width, taste, touch and fine motor control. A variety of materials are used to develop these senses such as: knobbed cylinders, rough & smooth boards, variation in texture materials, etc.
Circle Time - General class curriculum to include stories, songs, finger plays, weather, days of the week, months, shapes, colors, numbers, letters, etc.
Phonics and Vocabulary Enrichment - Letter, number and sound recognition. Construction of sentences using picture cards.
Spanish - Conducted twice a week. Concepts taught include counting, colors, greetings/farewells, etc.
Music – Explored daily by the Montessori lead teacher and assistant.