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Category Archives: Lilac Room

13
May

Little House Hosts Sing-A-Long on June 5

Posted by West Side Montessori

This replaces the previous date that was listed on the school calendar (May 21).

04
May

Understanding Toddler’s Conundrums

Posted by West Side Montessori

You’re Invited to First Thursday Thursday, May 7, at 8:30 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.  — Toledo Campus  

03
May

Hooray for May!

Posted by Lilac

Beautiful things are growing outdoors. Lilac friends are excited to explore everything from new patio work to new sound work on the natural playground, wind chimes and rain sticks. The purple tulips we planted last fall are almost ready to … Continue reading

27
Apr

May Events at West Side Montessori

Posted by West Side Montessori

Friday, May 1 Lower Elementary Songfest 7 p.m. – Toledo Campus Commons   Saturday, May 9 All West Side Montessori families from Little House through Middle School are invited to join us celebrate at our 31st annual Spring Fundraiser featuring … Continue reading

18
Mar

“The sand came back!”

Posted by Lilac

It had been weeks since the Lilac friends were able to enjoy our natural playground. The frigid temps kept us inside for far too long. Each day the snow melted a little more to reveal the grass and treasures beneath. … Continue reading

01
Mar

First Thursday Topics for March 5

Posted by West Side Montessori

You are invited to learn more about Little House and Children’s House through West Side Montessori’s First Thursday program on Thursday, March 5, at either Perrysburg or Toledo Campus. Potty Training: Little House shares its tips & tricks! Thursday, March … Continue reading

17
Feb

Our Montessori Morning

Posted by Lilac

A Montessori morning in the Lilac Room consists of routines, choice work, and a growing need for independence. Friends greet each other at the door and carryon with hanging up backpacks and coats on cubby hooks.   The classroom is … Continue reading

28
Jan

A Little House Field Trip!

Posted by West Side Montessori

Children turning 3 by August 1, 2015 are visiting the Children’s House classrooms on Tuesday, February 10 through Friday, Feb. 13! Would you love to see what a Children’s House classroom looks like? Do you wonder what sort of work choices and Montessori … Continue reading

09
Jan

Peace in the New Year

Posted by Lilac

Before winter break students created I Spy Peace Ornaments as their holiday gift to take home. The idea to create an ornament using rice came from a tall glass cylinder in the sensorial area of the classroom. Lilac friends made … Continue reading

12
Dec

Happy Holidays!

Posted by Iris

It’s hard to believe it’s the middle of December already! At this time of year the children have really settled in and the classroom runs quite smoothly.  Their growing independence is amazing to see, from hanging up their own coats … Continue reading

03
Dec

First Thursday: Handwriting Without Tears

Posted by West Side Montessori

West Side Montessori Children’s House Teachers present   Thursday, Dec. 4 8:30-9:30 a.m. Perrysburg & Toledo Campus 3:45-4:45 p.m. Toledo Campus Children’s House teachers are introducing a new handwriting curriculum to students this year called Handwriting Without Tears. At this month’s … Continue reading

27
Nov

Happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Lilac

Lilac friends are thankful for music that gets our feet dancing. The Little House Sing-A-Long, held in the library, was very much enjoyed by all as we sang some favorites including: “Down by the Bay”, “Wheels on the Bus”, and … Continue reading

13
Nov

Practical Life

Posted by Lilac

Practical Life is the backbone of the Montessori classroom. It isolates skills which lead to concentration, coordination, confidence,independence, and a sense of order. The refinement of movement and attention to detail within the activities prepare the child for a lifetime … Continue reading

02
Oct

Sensitive Periods

Posted by Lilac

Sensitive Periods, a term used by Dr. Maria Montessori, is defined  as a period of time in which the child concentrates on one specific aspect of the environment to the exclusion of everything else. Sensitive Periods vary from child to … Continue reading

30
Sep

First Thursday: Beyond the Continent Song

Posted by West Side Montessori

28
Sep

Little House Video Series

Posted by Rose

We often get parents requesting the words to the songs we sing at school.  So we decided to post videos of some of the popular songs.  We hope to publish more videos with our younger friends as they become more … Continue reading

28
Sep

Little House Little Mouse Story

Posted by Rose

Little Mouse by Iris Room This is a magnet board story we do with the children.  Enjoy!

28
Sep

Little House Three Little Hot Dogs

Posted by Rose

Three Little Hot Dogs by Rose teacher and Lilac Friends Three little hot dogs frying in a pan.  The grease got hot and one went BAM!  Repeat until zero then no little hot dogs frying in a pan.  The grease got hot and the … Continue reading

28
Sep

Little House Row, Row, Row Your Boat

Posted by Rose

Row Your Boat by Rose teacher and Lilac Friends Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream.  Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily.  Life is but a dream. Row, row, row your boat gently down the stream.  Ha, ha I fooled … Continue reading

28
Sep

Little House Ram Sam Sam

Posted by Rose

Ram Sam Sam and 1, 2,3,4, 5 Fish Song by Lilac Room A ram sam sam.  A ram sam sam.  Goolie, goolie, goolie, goolie, goolie, ram sam sam.  Aravi, aravi.  Goolie, goolie, goolie, goolie, goolie ram sam sam. 1,2,3,4,5 once … Continue reading

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