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The Power of Play-Based Preschools: Fostering Joyful Learning and Growth

Choosing the right preschool for your child is a monumental decision. It’s about more than just academics; it’s about nurturing a love for learning, fostering creativity, and providing an environment where your child can thrive. Our play-based preschool is designed to do just that.

We believe that learning should be an adventure, not a chore. Play is the secret ingredient that sparks curiosity and ignites a passion for exploration. Through hands-on activities and child-initiated play, we inspire children to embrace learning as a joyful journey of discovery.

Fostering Creativity and Imagination: Creativity knows no bounds in our play-based environment. From arts and crafts to imaginative role-play, children are encouraged to express themselves freely. By providing them with the tools and space to unleash their imagination, we help them develop the essential skill of thinking outside the box.

Building Social Skills and Emotional Intelligence: Play is a natural way for children to interact, communicate, and form friendships. In our play-based preschool, your child will learn valuable social skills such as sharing, taking turns, and cooperating with others. They’ll also explore emotions and develop the emotional intelligence needed to navigate the complexities of human interactions.

A Solid Foundation for Academic Success: Play-based learning isn’t just fun; it’s also highly effective. Research shows that children engaged in play-based environments develop strong problem-solving skills, critical thinking abilities, and a solid foundation for future academic achievements. Our preschool prepares children not just for school, but for a lifetime of successful learning.

Choosing a play-based preschool is a decision that sets the tone for your child’s educational journey. Our play-based approach is more than just a method; it’s a philosophy that embraces the power of play as a transformative force. With us, your child will embark on a magical adventure, where learning is joyful, creativity is celebrated, and growth is boundless. Join us in creating a foundation of curiosity, resilience, and joy that will shape your child’s future in the most extraordinary way. Discover the enchantment of our play-based preschool today by taking a tour of our sought-after Pleasant Hill Campus.

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How To Apply For Learn And Play® Admissions? What Is The Process?

Parents with small children are often curious as to how our enrollment process works. Feel free to call us directly, or read this post for helpful instructions.

  1. Enrollment process for Fremont, Dublin, and Danville preschools.Schedule a School Tour: You are welcome to take a school tour of our Montessori Campus. Our tours are available Monday to Friday. Call us at (510) 916-1600 or email us at [email protected] to schedule a tour at your convenience.
  2. Tour and Meeting with the Director: After the Montessori school tour, the director will meet with you and answer any questions you may have. An application form and a brochure will be given to you. You will also be sent an enrollment link so you can digitally fill out the application form.
  3. Submit Application and Application Fee: A $300 non-refundable application fee is due with the application to confirm and hold your child’s place.
  4. Acceptance and Enrollment Packet & Fees: Upon receipt of the application and the $300 non-refundable application fee, an enrollment packet will be given. The parents will complete, sign and return all portions of the enrollment agreements, emergency forms, health history forms, immunization records and all other required forms before child’s first day of school.
  5. Before Child’s First Day of School: Please make sure to submit all completed forms before your child’s first day of school. The admissions team will be sending you an enrollment packet via email which would include all the required forms.

The admissions process for our Montessori school is designed to ensure that every child has the opportunity to thrive in our nurturing and supportive learning environment, and we look forward to welcoming your family into our community.

Nurturing Curiosity and Innovation: Exploring STEM in Montessori Education

In the dynamic world of education, the Montessori approach stands out for its emphasis on hands-on learning, self-directed exploration, and fostering a lifelong love for learning. When combined with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) principles, Montessori education takes on a new dimension, where children’s natural curiosity and innovative thinking are nurtured from a young age. In this article, we delve into how we implement STEM experiments in our Montessori school to inspire young minds and ignite a passion for discovery.

At our Montessori school, we believe that the core principles of Montessori education align seamlessly with the foundations of STEM learning. Both philosophies emphasize experiential learning, critical thinking, and hands-on engagement. Our classrooms are designed to foster independence and creativity, providing an ideal environment for children to explore STEM concepts in a meaningful way.

Some of the STEM Experiments in Our Montessori School this September:early childhood education can foster STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) in Fremont

In the coming weeks, the children will be exploring a few Montessori + STEM based experiments to continue to nurture the child’s exposure to discovering new STEM-related concepts and materials.

  • Electricity: LED Experiment with Playdough – The children will learn about the basics of electricity and how it flows through playdough to conduct electricity
  • Optical: Concave/Convex – They will learn about the basics of reflection and observe how a flexible mirror can distort reflection
  • Chemistry: Chromatography Paper – Through coffee filters, the children will learn about the basics of separating mixtures and observe how different colors of ink separate into their component parts when placed on a piece of paper

Experiments form the heart of our STEM curriculum. We create an environment where students can actively engage with scientific concepts, encouraging them to ask questions, make predictions, and test hypotheses. These hands-on experiences allow children to learn through their senses, honing their observation skills and fostering a deep understanding of the scientific method.

Our Montessori STEM curriculum isn’t just about teaching facts and figures. It’s about nurturing a lifelong curiosity about the world around us. By providing children with the tools to explore, question, and innovate, we aim to cultivate a generation of thinkers, problem-solvers, and leaders who are equipped to tackle the challenges of tomorrow. Through the marriage of Montessori principles and STEM education, we empower our students to be curious, confident, and capable learners.

Learn And Play Montessori is bringing new skills to Pleasant Hill

Need Preschool in Pleasant Hill? Visit Learn and Play!

If you live or work in or near Pleasant Hill and need a preschool for your child, we have some good news. Learn And Play Montessori has just acquired Play And Learn School which sits next to Pleasant Hill Elementary School, and which has been serving the local community for over 70 years. [Read more…] about Need Preschool in Pleasant Hill? Visit Learn and Play!

Fremont downtown daycare for busy parents.

If You Are a Busy Danville Parent, Our Private Preschool Is the Best Option

Many parents in Danville are affluent, and this is because many of them have high-power jobs. In turn this means that they are busy people. At the same time, they want what is best for their child, so many of them turn to private preschools in Danville, CA. [Read more…] about If You Are a Busy Danville Parent, Our Private Preschool Is the Best Option

Avalon neighborhoods of South Fremont, Warm Springs

Learn & Play Montessori Announces Update to Danville Daycare, Preschool, and Kindergarten Information

May 23, 2022 – Danville, California. Learn and Play Montessori, a best-in-class preschool and kindergarten program in Fremont, Danville, and Dublin California, is proud to announce newly updated content focused on daycare, preschool, and kindergarten programs in Danville, California. Danville, California, is known for its affluent, easy-going lifestyle and Danville parents are looking for on-going learning opportunities for their children as summer approaches. The newly updated content will help them keep their kids in learning mode this summer. [Read more…] about Learn & Play Montessori Announces Update to Danville Daycare, Preschool, and Kindergarten Information

Although public schools are free, they may not provide what you need.

Public Preschools Are Free. That’s the Good News. But What Else?

Public schools in Fremont, Danville, and Dublin, California, do have their advantages. Let’s see: first and foremost – the cost. They are free! Second, some of them can be quite good – even really good here in a city like Fremont as well as other East Bay cities like Danville or Dublin. [Read more…] about Public Preschools Are Free. That’s the Good News. But What Else?

A preschool close to Cabrillo.

Public Preschool Hours in Fremont, Danville, and Dublin Can Make Life Hard for Working Parents

When you have a child of preschool age you have the choice between public vs. private preschools. At Learn And Play Montessori we are a private school. What’s the difference? [Read more…] about Public Preschool Hours in Fremont, Danville, and Dublin Can Make Life Hard for Working Parents

Our Newly-Opened Montessori Preschool in South Fremont Is Ready for Your Child

Our Newly-Opened Montessori Preschool in South Fremont Is Ready for Your Child

If you live in Irvington, Grimmer, Warm Springs, Weibel, or Blacow, and you are having difficult finding a Montessori school in South Fremont, we have some good news for you: at Learn And Play Montessori we have just opened our latest campus in South Fremont in Fremont Blvd. [Read more…] about Our Newly-Opened Montessori Preschool in South Fremont Is Ready for Your Child

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