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Join the Fun at Learn And Play Montessori School This Fall: Your Premier Preschool Adventure!

As the crisp autumn air heralds the arrival of fall, it’s the perfect time to consider the next step in your child’s educational journey. At Learn And Play Montessori School, we pride ourselves on offering a top-notch preschool program that seamlessly integrates STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with the Montessori method. Enrolling your child in our school this fall ensures they receive a holistic, engaging, and enriching early childhood education.

Why Choose Learn And Play Montessori School?

At Learn And Play Montessori School, we understand the critical importance of the early years in a child’s development. Our preschool program is meticulously designed to foster a love of learning, encourage curiosity, and build a strong foundation for future academic success. Here’s what sets us apart:

1. Montessori Method

The Montessori approach is at the heart of our preschool program. This child-centered educational philosophy encourages self-directed learning and hands-on exploration. Our classrooms are carefully prepared environments where children are free to choose activities that interest them, promoting independence and confidence. Teachers act as guides, offering individualized instruction that caters to each child’s unique learning pace and style.

2. STEM IntegrationA child working on a 'job,' as part of the Montessori plus STEM program in Fremont, California, and Sunnyvale, California.

In today’s rapidly evolving world, a solid grounding in STEM subjects is more important than ever. At Learn And Play Montessori School, we integrate STEM learning into our curriculum from an early age. Through engaging activities and projects, children explore basic concepts of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in a fun and accessible way. This not only prepares them for future academic pursuits but also nurtures critical thinking, problem-solving skills, and creativity.

3. Experienced and Caring Educators

Our dedicated team of educators is passionate about early childhood education. Each teacher is not only highly qualified but also trained in both the Montessori method and STEM integration. They create a nurturing and stimulating environment where every child feels valued and supported.

4. Comprehensive Curriculum

Our curriculum goes beyond traditional academics. We offer a well-rounded program that includes art, music, physical education, and practical life skills. This ensures that children develop holistically, gaining not only intellectual growth but also social, emotional, and physical development.

5. State-of-the-Art Facilities

Our campuses are equipped with modern facilities designed to enhance learning. Spacious classrooms, outdoor play areas, and specialized learning zones provide children with a variety of environments to explore and learn. Our resources and materials are carefully selected to inspire curiosity and discovery. We have multiple campuses throughout the Bay Area – from Centerville in Fremont to Irvington in Fremont to Dublin to Sunnyvale. Contact our staff for a “campus tour” and we can figure out which campus will work best for your child and family!

The Benefits of Enrolling in Fall

Enrolling your child at Learn And Play Montessori School in the fall brings numerous benefits:

  • Seamless Transition: Starting in the fall allows your child to begin their educational journey alongside their peers, creating a sense of belonging and community from day one.
  • Optimal Learning Schedule: Our fall enrollment aligns with the academic year, ensuring your child experiences a structured yet flexible learning environment.
  • Preparation for the Future: Early exposure to STEM concepts and Montessori principles sets a strong foundation for lifelong learning and success.

Join Our Learn And Play Montessori Family

Choosing the right preschool is a significant decision for any parent. At Learn And Play Montessori School, we are committed to providing an exceptional educational experience that nurtures your child’s potential and sets them on a path to success. Our unique blend of the Montessori method and STEM integration ensures a well-rounded, engaging, and enriching preschool experience.

This fall, give your child the gift of a top-notch education. Enroll at Learn And Play Montessori School and watch them thrive in a supportive, dynamic, and inspiring environment. For more information or to schedule a tour, visit our website or contact us directly. We look forward to welcoming you and your child to our Learn And Play Montessori family!


Positive Affirmations and Mindful Moments at LAPMS

Positive affirmations serve as powerful tools in shaping the mindset and behavior of young children, playing a pivotal role in their overall development. At Learn And Play® Montessori School, nestled in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area with campuses in Fremont, Danville, Hercules, and Sunnyvale, we integrate positive affirmations seamlessly into our Montessori-inspired curriculum to foster a culture of positivity and self-belief among our students. [Read more…] about Positive Affirmations and Mindful Moments at LAPMS

Spring Adventures: Fun Activities for Kids!

Hey there, young adventurers! Welcome to spring – the season of new beginnings and exciting outdoor fun! In this blog, we’re diving into four awesome activities perfect for kids during this vibrant time of year: spring cleaning, enjoying seasonal events, outdoor sports and activities, and appreciating nature. Let’s get started! [Read more…] about Spring Adventures: Fun Activities for Kids!

Unveiling the Future of Commerce: Learn And Play® and the ICSC@Monterey 2024


From March 25th to 27th, 2024, the Monterey Conference Center in Monterey, CA, buzzed with energy as industry leaders, innovators, and changemakers convened for ICSC@Monterey. Organized by the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), this event aimed to explore the future of commerce and its impact on communities. [Read more…] about Unveiling the Future of Commerce: Learn And Play® and the ICSC@Monterey 2024

The Future of Retail and Community: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Gathering

This blog is Jenny Mackie (the Director of Acquisitions, Strategy & Growth at LAPMS)’s takeaways in terms of the Future of Retail and Community from the ICSC@Monterey 2024 event.

In a world where community connections are more vital than ever, the landscape of retail and city planning is rapidly evolving. As I reflect on a recent gathering of entrepreneurs, innovators, and retail giants, several key takeaways emerge that signal a profound shift in how we approach business and community development. [Read more…] about The Future of Retail and Community: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Gathering

Springtime Splendor: Free Family Adventures in the Bay Area

As the vibrant colors of spring paint the world anew, it’s the perfect time to embark on exciting adventures with your little ones. At Learn And Play® Montessori School, we believe in fostering a love for exploration and discovery both inside and outside the classroom. To enroll into our programs (such as preschool or daycare), please contact us at (510) 916-1600 or email us at [email protected]. After you’ve enrolled in our programs for educational excellence, take advantage of these enriching experiences: [Read more…] about Springtime Splendor: Free Family Adventures in the Bay Area

Learn And Play’s Comprehensive Guide to Childcare Financial Aid

At Learn And Play® Montessori School, we are passionate about providing quality education and care for every child, recognizing that financial considerations can be a significant hurdle for many families. We are committed to making our Montessori program accessible to all, and to support this mission, we have diligently researched and partnered with various subsidy programs in the Bay Area. Our website features a dedicated tab that serves as a comprehensive guide to the different financial aid options available for parents seeking affordable childcare. [Read more…] about Learn And Play’s Comprehensive Guide to Childcare Financial Aid

Unlocking the Montessori Experience: A Comprehensive Onboarding Journey

Embarking on a new journey in the realm of Montessori education can be both exciting and challenging. For teachers joining our team, the corporate office onboarding serves as a crucial initiation into the world of Montessori philosophy and practices. Many educators may enter without prior Montessori experience, making this introduction an invaluable foundation for their future classrooms.

Cultivating a Montessori Culture: The Core Purpose of Onboarding

The primary goal of our onboarding program is to immerse teachers in the unique ethos of Montessori education. Beyond a set of teaching methods, Montessori is a holistic approach that values each child’s individuality, fosters independence, and encourages a love for learning. By bringing teachers into the corporate office for training, we provide them with an opportunity to not only understand the principles but also to become acquainted with our organizational culture.Montessori program makes happy kids

Hands-On Learning: Montessori Materials and Techniques

During the onboarding process, teachers experience firsthand training with Montessori materials. These materials, carefully designed to engage children in self-directed learning, become the tools that teachers use to guide their students. This interactive experience allows educators to familiarize themselves with the materials they’ll be utilizing in their classrooms, ensuring a seamless transition from training to teaching.

Comprehensive Training: Beyond Montessori Principles

Our onboarding day is more than just an introduction to Montessori. It serves as a platform for teachers to undergo essential training sessions that are crucial for their roles. This includes mandated reporter training, pesticide training, and anti-harassment training. These sessions not only comply with legal requirements but also equip teachers with the knowledge and skills to ensure a safe and supportive learning environment.

Building State Files: Onboarding Requirements for Schools

A significant aspect of the onboarding day is the completion of requirements that contribute to the teachers‘ state files. These files, a prerequisite at our schools, encompass all necessary documentation and certifications, streamlining the administrative process and ensuring that teachers are ready to step into their classrooms with confidence.

Montessori Overview: Understanding the Foundations

To ensure a strong foundation in Montessori principles, the onboarding includes an overview covering the following key areas:

  1. What is Montessori?: A deep dive into the philosophy and principles that underpin Montessori education.
  2. Classroom Management: Strategies for creating an environment that promotes independent learning and cooperation.
  3. Behavior Management: Techniques for guiding children toward positive behaviors, fostering a harmonious classroom atmosphere.

Navigating the Learn And Play Systems: Paylocity and Employee Handbook Training

In addition to Montessori principles, our onboarding extends to the practical aspects of our organization. Teachers receive training on the systems we have in place for Learn And Play, including:

  1. Paylocity: An overview of our payroll and HR system, ensuring teachers are familiar with the tools they’ll be using.
  2. Employee Handbook: A comprehensive guide to our policies, procedures, and expectations, creating a cohesive understanding among our teaching staff.

In conclusion, our onboarding day is a pivotal step in the journey of our educators. By integrating Montessori principles with practical training and administrative requirements, we strive to equip our teachers with the knowledge, skills, and cultural awareness necessary for success in their classrooms and within our organization. Together, we nurture a community dedicated to providing the best possible educational experience for our students.

Empowering Families: Learn And Play® Embraces Child Care Subsidies for Accessible Montessori Education

At Learn And Play®, we believe that every child deserves access to quality education and care. We understand that financial considerations can be a significant factor for many families when making decisions about their child’s education. To ensure that our Montessori education remains accessible to all, we are excited to announce that we now accept childcare subsidies to support families in need. In this blog post, we’ll explore the importance of accessible education, highlight our commitment to inclusivity, and provide information on various childcare subsidy programs.

We recognize that providing quality education goes beyond the classroom. We understand that families may face financial challenges, and we are committed to breaking down barriers to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive in a nurturing learning environment.

To support our commitment to accessibility, we have compiled a list of childcare financial aid subsidy options that parents can explore. These programs are specifically designed to help eligible families cover the costs of childcare while also offering financial support to those seeking quality early childhood education.

It’s important to note that the eligibility for childcare subsidy is contingent upon the family’s place of residence. Each program may have specific criteria that families must meet to qualify for assistance. We encourage you to explore these programs thoroughly and reach out to the respective links provided for detailed information.

Our commitment to accessible education is unwavering. We believe that by embracing childcare subsidies, we take a step further in making our educational community inclusive and supportive for all families. If you have any questions or need assistance in exploring childcare subsidy options, our team is here to help. Together, let’s create a learning environment where every child can flourish, regardless of financial barriers.

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