Category Archives: Maple

07
Feb

A Taste of Asia

Posted by Maple

After finishing our study of Antarctica, we traveled to the continent of Asia.  Did you know that Asia is the largest continent?  Asia is home to the largest country in the world and the most populated country in the world. … Continue reading

04
Feb

Reading, Writing, Singing, and Dancing

Posted by Children's House Music

I want to thank all the families that came to First Thursday today. I also want to share with you the handout (below). Structure of the Music/Literacy Lessons I start with a Music and Movement lesson for the whole class. … Continue reading

01
Feb

Reading, Writing, Singing, and Dancing

Posted by Children's House Music

Please join Amy Wagner and me this Thursday, February 4, 8:30- 9:30 a.m. Amy will talk about the Montessori materials that support language, and I will talk about how the Music/Literacy program works. We will do a quick demonstration with … Continue reading

20
Jan

Take Your Parents to Work Week

Posted by Maple

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fpyuzgvS9XDPhqlbAqIjZRg1hH9wjo7CrcVxiRtK5Rg/edit

17
Jan

A Great Beginning to the New Year!

Posted by Maple

Happy New Year to all of our Maple Room families! We hope you enjoyed the Winter Break with your children. It was so fun to hear about all of your exciting adventures when they returned. Everyone came in ready to … Continue reading

30
Dec

A Day of Fun With Our Families

Posted by Maple

We enjoyed seeing so many smiling faces at our winter party!  Thank you for making it such a wonderful event. Please scroll down to view pictures from our special day. We wish each of you much happiness and peace in … Continue reading

09
Dec

An End to Fall….

Posted by Maple

Over the past couple of months, the children have really settled into the Maple Room and are making wonderful work choices around the classroom. There are so many special moments that even happen throughout one school day. Here are just … Continue reading

30
Nov

The Capstone Year, Thursday 8:30-9:30 a.m

Posted by Black Cherry

Click below for a preview of this Thursday’s Capstone Year Presentation. Presenters include Kyla Reams, Amy Lawrence, Kathy Heckert, and Melissa Snyder. Discover why the Kindergarten year in Children’s House is considered the “Capstone Year”. Click: Capstone Year

19
Nov

First stop, North America!

Posted by Maple

As we continue our study of geography, we made our first stop on the continent of North America.  We talked about the different countries that comprised North America.  Children had the opportunity to pin push the map of North America. … Continue reading

19
Nov

This School is Your School

Posted by Children's House Music

My Dad, one of 7, comes from a large family. Growing up, we would get together with most of the extended family about once a month. The things I remember most about these family get-togethers are food, laughing, and singing. … Continue reading

15
Nov

Thanks and Giving Celebration

Posted by Maple

Dear Maple Room families, This year, Children’s House will be supporting Graham’s Foundation for our 3rd annual Thanks and Giving Celebration.  Graham’s Foundation, founded by current West Side parents Nick and Jennifer Hall, is in celebration of their son, Graham. … Continue reading

05
Nov

More Name Studies

Posted by Children's House Music

Continuing our name studies, we created and read a predictable chart. Each line of the chart started with, “My name is,” followed by the name of a child in class and a period. In a predictable chart, only one word … Continue reading

02
Nov

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.  Learn SIMPLE … Continue reading

31
Oct

Fall Happenings

Posted by Maple

Now that Fall is upon us, there are many changes happening in our outside environment as well as our classroom surroundings. Fall means coats, leaves falling from the trees, special celebrations, and a whole lot more. Here is a glimpse … Continue reading

21
Oct

Kindergarten KABOOM

Posted by West Side Montessori

  West Side Montessori is excited to announce the addition of “Kindergarten KABOOM” as a science enrichment activity for the Toledo Kindergarten children this school year.  Approximately every other Wednesday all the Kindergarten children will come together for 45 minutes … Continue reading

11
Oct

Children’s House Garden

Posted by Black Cherry

On Saturday the families and staff members of Children’s House classrooms got together to start building our new garden. We are so excited to start planting and growing fruits, herbs and veggies with the children. What a wonderful learning tool … Continue reading

09
Oct

Who Is Mat Man?

Posted by Maple

The students have begun working with the Handwriting Without Tears materials.  This handwriting program incorporates the use of wooden pieces to make letters.  There are four types of wood pieces.  They are the big curve, the little curve, the big … Continue reading

09
Oct

What’s Your Name?

Posted by Children's House Music

Here is a song we like to sing: What’s Your Name? What’s your name? What’s your name? What’s your name? What’s your name? My name is ________. My name is ________. My name is ________. Nice to meet you. After … Continue reading

29
Sep

First Thursday: Handwriting Without Tears

Posted by West Side Montessori

22
Sep

So Long Summer…….

Posted by Maple

Over the past couple of weeks, the children have really been concentrating on the work cycle in the classroom. A work cycle consists of making a work choice, using the work appropriately, and returning it to the correct shelf. The older children have … Continue reading

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