Our Preschool Program provides young children with a comprehensive and interactive learning experience. Our curriculum focuses on individual needs utilizing a hands-on approach that encourages independent thinking and problem-solving skills. With an emphasis on cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development, our program provides a diverse learning environment that promotes positive attitudes and respect for self, others, and the environment. Our curriculum prepares children for later academic experiences by encouraging intellectual growth in a nurturing atmosphere. It has been proven to be an effective early childhood education method with positive effects on children’s overall development.
Practical Life activities in Montessori education are designed to help children develop skills necessary for everyday living and foster independence. Through specially designed materials, children engage in activities that isolate and explore different sensory experiences, including visual, auditory, tactile, olfactory, and gustatory senses. The benefits of practical life and sensorial activities include: sense of order, self-care, self-discipline, care of the environment, grace and courtesy, concentration, hand-eye coordination, whole-hand grasp, and 3 finger pincer grasp.
STEM preschool program incorporates a focus on these disciplines into early childhood education. Here are some key aspects and benefits of a STEM preschool program:
Science: Classifying, Observing, Measuring, Predicting, Forming hypothesis
Technology: Introduction unplugged coding
Engineering: Planning, Creating, Testing, Building
Mathematics: Recognition of Numbers 1-100, Number to quantity association, Place Value, Geometry, Money, Fractions, Introduction to time, Simple Additions, Simple Subtraction, Skip Counting
Our Montessori language program is designed to help children develop strong language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Here are some key components and activities commonly found in Montessori language programs: introduction to pre-language activities, introduction to sandpaper letters and phonics, development of vocabulary, and development of memory. It’s important to note that Montessori language activities are designed to be hands-on, interactive, and catered to individual children’s developmental needs and interests.
Our cultural program is an integral part of the Montessori curriculum that aims to provide children with a broad understanding of the world and its diverse cultures. Here are some key components and activities commonly found in Montessori cultural programs: geography is introduced to children at a young age to help them develop an understanding of the world and its diverse cultures. The physical & life science curriculum often includes topics such as botany and zoology. Social studies in Montessori education encompass a range of subjects, including history and culture. Our classrooms have cultural artifacts, maps, and books to support the learning of social studies.
We’re a top-rated Montessori school. We have locations in Fremont, Dublin, and Danville / San Ramon plus a new location coming soon in Milpitas, California. Our mission at Learn And Play Montessori Schools is to inspire children to become self-confident and motivated individuals; we achieve this by providing the highest quality educational preschool, pre-k, transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, after school programs and opportunities for each child to reach their highest potential.