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Category Archives: Sassafras

27
May

Pajama Day Fun!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*We had so much fun on pajama day!  It was filled with activities and LOTS of reading.  To begin the morning, a third level student came and shared the book  If You Give a Pig a Party, with us at … Continue reading

27
May

Yummy plants!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*As new life begins to bloom with spring, we have turned our focus to the study of plants.  We first began with seeds.  The children each planted sunflower seeds in a cup.  Now, a few weeks later, they have grown into … Continue reading

12
May

Sassafras Spring Days!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*We have been enjoying the beautiful weather outside with fun games led by our 6th Level Intern, popsicle making, planting our own sunflower seeds, and picnic lunches!  

12
May

Africa

Posted by Sassafras

-+*To gain a better understanding of the continent of Africa, Sassafras children watched a video about the life of a young girl in a small village in rural Malawi.  To see the video click on the link below: We also … Continue reading

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  

04
May

Our Auction Item

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Sassafras has been working very hard on creating their auction item for the Spring Fundraiser on May 9!  All the children helped paint an Eric Carl The Very Hungry Caterpillar themed bookshelf!  We hope to see you all at the event! … 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

14
Apr

Unique Montessori Math

Posted by blackcherry2_wpadmin

-+*Did you know that Practical Life and the Sensorial Area help to better prepare your child for the Math Area? Here’s Why…. Practical Life Area Aims to build: concentration, coordination, confidence, independence, good work habits, real and purposeful work, patience … Continue reading

02
Apr

5 Languages

Posted by CHMusic

-+*This week the Children’s House students have sung songs in 5 languages: English, French, Japanese, Spanish, and American Sign Language. Here are a couple of the songs we have enjoyed:     I hope those of you that celebrate holidays … Continue reading

25
Mar

Warm Welcome Back

Posted by CHMusic

-+*I am happy to report that I am cancer-free! Coming back to school I was greeted by many warm hugs and handmade cards from your children. Many of you have sent me emails, cards, meals, and gifts while I was … Continue reading

20
Mar

Happy Spring!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Here are some pictures of our friends enjoying our Spring celebration!

17
Mar

Europe-the Red Continent

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Our most recent adventure in the world has taken us to Europe, the red continent on our painted globe.  The children were introduced to Mozart.  We learned that he was born in Austria and was a very talented musician.  As … Continue reading

09
Mar

Things are hoppin’!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Our science shelves are brimming with frogs!  There are frogs for matching, frog puzzles, frog nomenclature cards and many more activities.  One of the favorite works has been an activity that allows the child to sequence the life cycle of … Continue reading

09
Mar

Asia

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Sassafras has been studying the continent of Asia!  We specifically looked at the countries of China and Japan. We had many practical life activities available using chopsticks and Chinese and Japanese food and containers.  We had clothes from the countries … Continue reading

06
Mar

Land Forms-Lake and Island

Posted by Sassafras

-+*We experimented with the formation of lakes and islands using play dough and blue water!  First, we filled a container with play dough and said how that represents the land.  Using a cookie cutter we removed a circle from the … Continue reading

27
Feb

Montessori Education Week

Posted by Sassafras

-+*The end of February was Montessori Education Week.  To celebrate we had the Upper Elementary Students come to our classroom to work with the Sassafras children.  They read books and helped them with origami for our study of Asia.

23
Feb

Sensorial All Around!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*“The senses, being explorers of the world, open the way to knowledge” – Maria Montessori Children learn about the world around them by experiencing it.  They explore objects with their whole being-tasting, smelling, hearing, seeing, touching-helping to develop in their … Continue reading

13
Feb

Visitors!

Posted by Sassafras

-+*The Sassafras room children have enjoyed having many visitors in our room over the last few weeks!  Many of you were able to come and visit during our “Bring your parents to work” week.  We hope you were able to … Continue reading

10
Feb

Whales

Posted by Sassafras

-+*Did you know that the blue whale is the largest animal ever to have lived?  It can grow to be 100 feet long and it’s heart is the size of a small car! We talked about the blue whale, humpback … Continue reading

10
Feb

Birds

Posted by Sassafras

-+*We began to dive deeper into our study of the 5 classes of vertebrates, by taking a look at birds.  We talked about how all birds have feathers, beaks, and lay eggs, but not all birds fly. We had various … Continue reading

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