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Outdoors for All

Outdoors for All

“The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth.” – Maria Montessori Our love for the outdoors is reflected in MCS’s beautiful garden campus, where our students get to explore and engage with nature... Read More
Living Montessori in the Summer

Living Montessori in the Summer

If you’re reading this, you’re likely: Sending your child to a Montessori school and totally dedicated to the philosophy, or Very curious about whether Montessori might be a good fit for your family. Either way, you can create a Montessori-style summer that will... Read More
Gardening with Kids

Gardening with Kids

With the end of the school year approaching, we now find ourselves shifting our thoughts to warmer weather, the outdoors and our gardens. Whether you are new to gardening or have cared for plants for years, why not give it a try with your children? It’s not too late... Read More
A Montessori Book List for Parents

A Montessori Book List for Parents

Whether you are looking for original titles written by Montessori herself, modern parent-friendly guides, or other books that may be of interest to Montessori parents, this list is for you. Some of these titles may be available at your local library, but we’ve... Read More

Booklist: Chapter Books

Whether your four or five-year-old is ready for some longer read-alouds at bedtime, or your elementary-aged child has discovered the wonder of reading to themselves and cannot get enough, this special book list has you covered.  The following chapter books are... Read More

Montessori Basics: Sensitive Periods

 “A child learns to adjust himself and make acquisitions in his sensitive periods.  These are like a beam that lights interiorly or a battery that furnishes energy.  It is this sensibility which enables a child to come in contact with the external world... Read More