Between the ages of 2 1/2 and 6 is when most of your child’s intellectual and social characteristics will be formed. This is also a time when your child is most receptive, imaginative, curious and excited about exploring his or her environment.
A Montessori environment nurtures that curiosity by offering a variety of activities and specially designed materials that engage, stimulate and intrigue children of this age. The Montessori teacher is trained to recognise when your child is ready to learn a new skill, and to foster his or her natural interests and abilities. Montessori is an approach based on the principle that education should work with the nature of the child not against it. Children are encouraged to make their own choices and become independent thinkers.
Learning should be fun, empowering and designed to meet the unique needs and learning styles of each child.