Asian Artifacts & Cultures

In the month of February, our children at LAPMS in Dublin learned about the continent of Asia. They focused on geography and its different cultures. They loved the various mountains, rivers, and lakes as well as deserts, grasslands, landscapes and its temperate forests. Learning Asian maps, flags and animals are their favorite time of the day. On Friday, February 26th, our children brought their own artifacts, pictures and clothing from different countries in Asia. Each child had a chance to talk about what they brought during their show-and-tell. Everyone was excited and had a wonderful day of learning different things [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Mindfulness Practices in Education: Montessori’s Approach

Excerpt article taken from By Angeline S. Lillard, Published online: February 17, 2011 Abstract Mindfulness training has had salutary effects with adult populations and it is seen as a potentially helpful to children’s development. How to implement mindfulness practices with young children is not yet clear; some meditation practices, like sitting still for long periods with internally-self-regulated focused attention, seem developmentally inappropriate. Montessori schooling is a 100-year-old system that naturally incorporates practices that align with mindfulness and are suited to very young children. Here I describe how several aspects of Montessori education, including privileging concentrated attention, attending to sensory [...]

By | January 13th, 2016|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Traditional Preschools vs. Montessori Schools: Which Should You Choose?

An excellent early childhood education is invaluable for children of all learning levels. It’s an important first step in developing skills and talents, work habits, socialization, and participation. Before enrolling a child in preschool, many parents seek to explore different educational methods to ensure their child’s future success in kindergarten and beyond. Most parents will look at either traditional teacher-centric preschools or a Montessori preschool. Understanding the similarities and differences between these two teaching methods is essential to figuring out which will be right for you and your child. Traditional preschools are considered to be teacher-centric. The teacher is the [...]

Open House Saturday Aug 23 & Aug 30 – 10AM to 2PM

Learn And Play Montessori School's Dublin/San Ramon Campus will be having an Open House From 10:00AM to 2:00PM on Saturday August 23 and August 30. Please invite family and friends. We look forward to seeing you there.

By | May 15th, 2015|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Spring & Graduation Picture Day

Important! Picture Day information and preference sheets were handed out at school today, please look over this information and return the form prior to picture day. Picture day will be held on Friday, March.27th. Please see the front desk with any questions or concerns.

By | March 11th, 2015|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Happy Holidays!

To Learn And Play Montessori School Family (Staff, Children and Parents); May your Holidays be filled with joy and good cheer and the New Year bring you peace and happiness. Looking forward to seeing you all on January 5th, 2015. Happy Holidays! LPMS Management

By | December 24th, 2014|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Winter Concert – Wednesday, December. 17th

The holiday season is such a wonderful and joyous time. In honor of this special occasion the children of Learn and Play Montessori School will be performing in a winter concert just for you. Each Classroom will hold their own performance located in their class. The school will be providing necessary accessories for the performance but ask that our parents try to follow a dress code if possible. BOYS please come in Black pants and a white shirt.                                                                       GIRLS please come in a holiday dress, Black stockings, and black shoes. Please be advised for the safety of the children we [...]

By | December 12th, 2014|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Storm Alert – December 11 – Thursday

Dear Parents, Learn and Play Montessori School will remain open tomorrow, Thursday, December 11th 2014 but as a safety precaution, we advise families to stay home with your child if possible because of the approaching storm. Thank you.

By | December 10th, 2014|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Potluck

Our Thanksgiving potluck was such a great success, Thank you to all the parents who provided such a delicious variety of foods to enjoy with your children and their friends. The students did such a wonderful job performing Thanksgiving songs while dressed in their own uniquely crafted Pilgrim and Indian outfits. Our favorite craft made for the Thanksgiving Holiday was the Thanksgiving Placemats that each child was able to bring home to enjoy for years to come. The holiday season is officially upon us, we are overflowing with excitment and have planned so many fun and exciting things  to celebrate.

By | December 1st, 2014|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments

Coming soon- Irvington Fremont

Learn and Play Montessori School has very exciting news to share! We are Opening a New Campus in Fremont-Irvington on 40803 Fremont Blvd. Fremont. It will be a new state of the art campus scheduled to open in January 2015. If you are interested in transferring or know families interested in this location, please visit our Website and place your name on the interest list. For more information, please email us at Please help us spread the word to family and friends! NEW LOCATION – OPENING JANUARY 2015 40803 Fremont Blvd. Fremont CA 94538

By | October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Dublin San Ramon Campus|0 Comments