Drawing from the Montessori philosophy, we honor free choice and give our students the space to follow their own natural curiosity, make decisions and take responsibility for their learning experiences at their own developmental pace. Once that spark is lit, true learning can begin through our rich and creative curriculum, which includes:
|8:00:||School Begins / Daily Greeting / Free Choice Play|
|9:00:||Teacher Directed Activities – Montessori Activities / Art Projects|
|9:45:||Diaper Change / Toileting – Wash Hands|
|10:00:||Healthy Snack & Hydration|
|10:20:||Wash Hands - Circle Story Time & Spanish Exchange|
|11:50:||Toileting & Hand Washing|
|12:30:||Clean Up - Story Time|
|1:00:||Naptime - Quiet Time|
|2:30:||Mindfulness Activities – Art|
|3:00:||Wash Hands - Healthy Snack& Hydration|
|3:15:||Circle Time for Daily Reflection & Social Sharing (Spanish Exchange)|
|4:40:||Toileting & Hand Washing|
|4:50:||Play-Based / Montessori Activities – Art Projects|
|5:30:||End of Day / School Closed|
Rising Sun Montessori Preschool offers many enrichment opportunities in addition to our daily curriculum and activities. Enrichment opportunities provide your child with quality classes and experiences that not only builds a new skill but also their level of self-confidence.
Some of the enrichment opportunities that are offered for the children to participate in include:
The After School Program called Friendship Clubbers is designed for older students, affording a more intimate and intensive learning setting focused on Kindergarten preparedness and peer group socialization. Friendship Clubbers concentrate on letters, numbers, reading, and writing skills, while enjoying new friends and friendships made.
Weather permitting; we frequently take neighborhood walks and picnics at the park near our school. We also schedule field trips throughout the year and visit places like:
These special outings are a lot of fun for our students and staff, as well as the generous parent volunteers who help drive our students to and from our destinations, ensuring an adult-child ratio of 1:2 at all times.