3 Screen-Free Activities for Kids
Trying to limit your child’s exposure to TV, cell phones, tablets, and whatever other screens are in your home can be challenging. It seems as if everywhere you turn, there’s a screen that’s calling out to your child, “watch me!” “watch me!” “watch me!”. While turning on a movie or TV show can be an … Read more
Klein Spring Montessori in the News
Klein Spring Montessori’s 35th anniversary was featured in Community Impact’s newsletter. Click here to read the full article.
Are we Teaching our Children to be Helpless?
As parents, we want to do everything we can to help our children learn and grow. We want to shield them from the harsh realities of the world. However, are we doing too much and in turn, teaching our children to be helpless? Think for a moment about your daily routine with your children. Do … Read more
Montessori at Home: How Allowing a Child to Dress Themselves Promotes Independence
Many parents ask how they can incorporate Montessori lessons or teachings at home. Whether your child is in a Montessori school or not, children can benefit greatly from Montessori at home lessons. One of the most natural things you can do to help embrace Montessori at home is to allow your child to dress themselves. … Read more
Montessori at Home: Age Appropriate Chores for Kids
Often when parents visit their child’s classroom, they’re amazed by how independent the kids are and how many tasks they can do themselves. Parents often ask how they can encourage their kids to participate at home since the kids enjoy taking ownership of their environment. There are ways that everyone can help around the house, … Read more
Montessori at Home: Montessori Friendly Toddler Room
Your child’s bedroom is their environment, and when we customize it so that they can feel comfortable and be independent within their rooms, they learn to be more independent. There are different ways you can make a Montessori friendly bedroom for a young child. The goal is to allow your child to do as much … Read more
The Benefits of Creative Play
Creative play. It sounds like a technical term, and in many ways it is. However, it’s also just kids playing, exploring, and being kids. Creative play can come in many forms. It can be a child building a fort, drawing, coloring, playing make-believe or many other types of play that you’re probably familiar with if … Read more
Montessori at Home: Breakfast
The thought of having a toddler or preschool-aged child help cook can seem overwhelming or colossally messy, but it can work well when you teach children how to help themselves and give them the tools they need. In a Montessori classroom, children as young as 18 months are taught how to pour water, carry a … Read more
3 Fun Weekend Activities (to wear your child out!)
By the time the weekend rolls around, many parents are ready to collapse and relax after a long work week. However, when you have young kids, your weekends often go, go, go. It can be a mix of errands, kids’ activities, birthday parties, and whatever else needs to get done. Rather than stress your way … Read more
Is Montessori Right for my Child
Choosing the right daycare or preschool is a big decision How do I decide if Montessori is Right for my Child? If you’ve read through some of the information on our website or done research about Montessori before you may be trying to decide if it’s the right approach for your child. While we like … Read more
Is Your Child’s Education Foundation Stable?
What You Should Know About Childcare and Daycare When choosing a daycare or preschool for our children, parents often look for a convenient location, a safe campus, friendly staff, and welcoming environment. What they may not know to look for is the stability of the educational program and staff too. What’s the Educational Foundation of … Read more