MONTESSORI MATTERS – Your Weekly Update!

Montessori Matters 1/22/18   Upcoming Calendar Dates: Thursday, Jan. 26 – We will be having a special SNUGGLE UP TO READING DAY.  On this day, the children may wear pajamas to school as well as bring their favorite book and a stuffed animal to snuggle with.  On this special day, the stuffed animal can be even larger than…


Unity Week & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“Averting war is the work of politicians; establishing peace is the work of education.” -Dr.Maria Montessori   This past week was spent celebrating Unity Week! We spoke to the children about how important it is that we accept each other and celebrate the differences we all have. Montessori curriculum incorporates culture and diversity lessons for…


Montessori in Action

Welcome to the Montessori in Action page! There are many aspects of our school that we feel words just don’t do justice. We have created this page to show and celebrate just how hard our kiddos and staff work to create the peaceful, loving environment that we have at our school. Each month we will…


Take the Montessori Challenge

Take the Montessori Challenge BY: Aubrey Hargis This is Dr. Maria Montessori. She lived from 1870 to 1952, and during that time, Maria… Maria Montessori 1933 Graduated from the University of Rome’s medical school – one of the first women doctors in Italy! Worked with mentally handicapped children and studied their physical and cognitive development…


10 Year Milestone

View our Montessori pre school featured in two articles by The Pantagraph, recognizing our 10 year anniversary in the Bloomington-Normal area in 2007:

Montessori Marks 100 years, 10 in Twin Cities
Mothers and Daughters: Montessori Children’s

Celebrating 20 Years!

This April 2017 marks our 20th year anniversary as a Montessori preschool in the Bloomington-Normal area! We are so incredibly grateful to the families that made this possible and the wonderful children that blessed the rooms through these 20 years. We started small and have grown to three classrooms with 60 children total! In celebration…


February Festivities

  “One test of correctness of the educational procedure is the happiness of the child.” -Maria Montessori (1870-1952) Celebration is an important component of the Montessori curriculum. During the month of February at Montessori Children’s Centre we had a lot to celebrate, including Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras, and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Celebrating is important to…


Happy Holidays Recap & a Bright New Year!

Happy New Year from our MCC family to yours! At Montessori Children’s Centre we had an abundance of celebrations and special days filled with special guests, holiday parties, and crafts to celebrate this joyous time of the year. Every year the children of Montessori Children’s Centre begin practicing for our annual Holiday Program, which takes…


Africa: Sister School

Since 2002, the Montessori Children’s Centre and Step-by-Step Montessori School in Ghana, West Africa have been sister schools. Step-by-Step is owned by the Kwainoe family and educates and cares for approximately 180 children from infants through Junior High School. The owners, K.T. Kwainoe and his wife, Beatrice, have visited the Montessori Children’s Centre on several…