Category Archives: Lilac Room


Springing into New Work

Posted by Lilac

Signs of spring have arrived! Lilac friends have been enjoying warmer, sunny days and exploring the world around them. The sensory garden is blooming and mother mallard duck has decided to nest among the bushes. Soon we will start planting … Continue reading


Iris Room

Posted by Iris

Where does your child work? Yes, that’s right, work. All of the beautifully arranged classroom materials in our Little House rooms are work. Sure, some may look like toys and may even be identical to activities you have at home, … Continue reading


Would you like to build a snowman?

Posted by Lilac

Maria Montessori could see the advantage of having children develop and refine their five senses. She also understood that if a child was presented with materials where they could check their work themselves, and know visually that the job was … Continue reading


Try It…. You Might Like It

Posted by Lilac

  We found fall time to be full of flavors. Our community snack gives us a chance for students to try a variety of healthy food choices. Everyone is served the same food and students are encouraged to eat what … Continue reading


Joins Us for First Thursday on Nov. 5

Posted by West Side Montessori

About Organizing the Chaos at the Toledo Campus Maria Montessori believed children have a need and a sensitive period for order. Come learn how simplifying your life and organizing the chaos can help you and your child succeed. ┬áLearn SIMPLE … Continue reading


Beyond the Practical Life Shelf

Posted by Lilac

Children often gravitate to the practical life area of the classroom on a daily basis. It’s a high interest area where children choose work that allows movement, care of the self, and care of the environment. Whether it’s the opportunity … Continue reading


My Child Fits Here

Posted by Lilac

Maria Montessori stated, “The house of the child should be lovely and pleasant in all its particulars.” The classroom is a carefully prepared environment. “This structured environment for learning involves use of a wide range of didactic apparatus, varied activities … Continue reading


Come to Celebrate and Hear the Exciting News!

Posted by West Side Montessori

Sweet September Sundae Begins at 2 p.m.     West Side Montessori is excited to share its 40th Birthday surprise with ALL its families at Sweet September Sundae today. The festivities begin at 2 p.m. at the Toledo Campus (7115 … Continue reading