Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner: Nutrition as Part of a Montessori Education

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Dr. Maria Montessori’s education philosophy centers on guiding children to develop to their fullest potential. In her writings, she included proper nutrition as a key element on the student’s developmental path.  Food provides the energy to fuel a child’s development. At La Prima Casa Montessori, proper nutrition is an important part of the educational process. Each day, our students receive …

How to Transition Back to School the Montessori Way

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Although it has not been a typical back-to-school time, we couldn’t be more grateful to have our Montessori family together again. Today, we are more committed than ever to making sure that our school remains the SAFE, JOYFUL and NURTURING place we all love to share. Safety First: Back to School COVID-19 Procedures The safety of your child and of …

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Celebrating Dr. Maria Montessori’s Education Legacy on Her 150th Birthday

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This week has been very special, as we celebrated Dr. Maria Montessori’s 150th birthday! When Dr. Montessori was born on August 31, 1870, Italy had just become a united country and still held conservative values about women’s role. During that time, girls did not have access to public education. Instead, their families – and the Church – determined their education. …

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How To Bring Montessori Philosophy Into Your Home: Care Of Pets

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“Solicitous care for living things affords satisfaction to one of the most lively instincts of the child’s mind. Nothing is better calculated than this to awaken an attitude of foresight.” – Dr. Maria Montessori Care of the environment, including care of plants and animals, is part of the Practical Life curriculum and an important part of Montessori education. When observing …

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Montessori Summer Reading List for Curious Parents

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What’s on your Summer Reading List? If you’d like to learn more about the Montessori Philosophy, understand the difference between a traditional and Montessori education, explore new Montessori at Home ideas, or better understand how to raise your child the Montessori way, we’ve put together a list of Montessori books that you are guaranteed to enjoy and benefit from. Have …

Talk To Your Child About The Coronavirus

The Panic-Free Way To Talk To Your Child About The Coronavirus

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The continuing news about the Coronavirus may affect your child more than you realize. Children are certainly hearing about the situation and may have feelings, questions and opinions that you are not even aware of. The good news is that there are a few simple things you can say and do to protect your child from unnecessary anxiety. Below are …