Grandparent’s Day

[AdSense-A] Grandparents Day is a wonderful way to begin the year, as the children can share their environment with some of the people in their lives that they love the most!  Grandparents hold one of the most sacred places in a child's heart.  They offer acceptance...

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First Week was a SUCCESS!

[AdSense-A] What a wonderful first week back here at Montessori Children's House!  We have so many new friends and families this year, the excitement and wonder is tangible.  The whole first week of school we focus on initial presentations such as how to turn a door...

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Family Service Night

[AdSense-A] We had such a great time together with the families who headed over to help spruce up the playground at the school.  We all worked side-by-side as families, in a common goal: CLEAN UP.  Thank you for all the helping hands.  We appreciate it so much and the...

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The Peace Rose

[AdSense-A]                       The Peace Rose is a common object used within the Montessori Classroom to promote independent conflict resolution. Children are modeled to by the teacher early in the school year and shown the proper use of the rose. The children are...

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Nap time wonder

[AdSense-A] Sleep is such a two-sided coin when it comes to children. I have had the pleasure of fulfilling every role of a staff member since having the opportunity of heading and owning a Montessori school and the role of nap teacher is one most of us have not...

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Sandpaper Letters

[AdSense-A] Sandpaper letters are cards from the language area that allow the child to learn the shape of each letter through touch and to associate the sound of each letter through its shape.                                ...

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Steps in the Right Direction!

[AdSense-A]                             With our second year coming to a close, I have taken some time to reflect on our statistics and am pleased to announce my findings!  We are taking steps in the right direction!  Montessori Children's House of Bay City started as...

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Butterfly Unit

[AdSense-A] This past month has been a hands-on study of the life-cycle of butterflies. The students have witnessed larva grow into fuzzy caterpillars, which have formed a chrysalis and recently emerged! What an exciting time we have had! Today is the day we released...

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The Golden Beads

[AdSense-A]                                         The Golden Beads from the Decimal shelf in the math area provide concrete instruction to enforce concepts such as counting and quantity....

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Yoga Book Peek!

Every year we do a "yearbook" type of project to present to the families as a keepsake at the end of the year. This book captures photographs of each child in a unique way. This year we are happy to present our Yoga Book thanks to the creative eye of Kim! These books...

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May Promotion

All 2 1/2 year olds (those that are currently 2 1/2 and/or will be by the first day of school September 6, will have registration fee WAIVED if enrolled during the month of...

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Dressing Frames

                                                      [Ad-Sense-A] Each frames teaches one particular skill needed in dressing oneself; snapping, zipping, buckling, lacing, tying, among others....

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