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Why Choose Montessori For Your Child?

Our child’s education is a considerable priority for parents. Public school, private school, homeschooling. How do we sort through these options and make a quality determination that will instill habits and methods that will serve our children from childhood through adulthood?   In today’s crowded world of power struggle, the Montessori method serves as a […]

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Montessori Education – The Importance of Reading Aloud to Children

Reading to children – it’s probably one of the first things you began doing with your little one. But what about when children get older? Some parents may stop reading to older children, since they already know how to read. But did you know, there are many benefits to reading aloud to children of all […]

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How does the Montessori method work?

There are two main principles governing the Montessori method. The first is that teachers (be they parents or Montessori directors) must respect children. The second is that children are born with an inherent, natural love of learning. With these two beliefs setting the tone, the Montessori method can be applied both in the homeschool and […]

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Montessori Practical Life Activities

Watching a child grow is fascinating. The most ordinary, everyday routine things that we know without thinking and can do without trying, are for the child new discoveries and engaging, joyous challenges. Everyday practices such as preparing food, dressing oneself, cleaning, habitual courtesies, and more are for the child new, maybe daunting, exciting tasks that […]

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2016 Sing for Peace Event

Yesterday Five Star primary classes (West Houston location) were part of 2016 Sing for Peace event. 83,000 children from Montessori schools around the world sang for peace. You can see the video on Facebook.

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Infants in Montessori

Infants thrive in the Montessori environment. Sensitive Period for Movement Even before birth, babies are testing out their limbs, their reflexes and gross motor skills. from birth to 12 months. Control of the hands and feet, self-support of the head, hand-eye coordination and crawling all come into play in the first year of life. Montessori responsibility in […]

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Summer Camps

Ages 6 to 12 years old (5 year olds may be included under special circumstances. Younger children are incorporated into preprimary classrooms which also have a special summer calendar) Positive attitude and excellent conduct are required.  We will be doing a lot of fun activities, sports, arts, crafts, cooking,   science experiments, field trips, special events […]

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