Agenda | Next 7 Days

May 6, 2016
  • CANCELLED: MS Trip to Snipes Farm

    May 6, 2016
    Snipes Farm and Education Center, 890 W Bridge St, Morrisville, PA 19067, United States

    Rescheduled for Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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May 9, 2016
May 10, 2016
  • UE to Princeton Symphony Orchestra Concert

    May 10, 2016
    Princeton University, Richardson Auditorium

    In support of the UE music curriculum, students will be attending Princeton Symphony Orchestra's BRAVO! Concert for children on Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Richardson Hall, Princeton University. At this concert students will experience an all-orchestra live performance. Students should come to school in their modified dress-up day clothing. Students will depart school at 10:45 a.m. and return at 12:50 p.m. Students will have lunch upon return to school. Please send us your online permission by Wednesday, May 4, 2016. By completing the online permission form, you are offering your consent to allow your child to participate in this activity and also your agreement to release Princeton Montessori School from all liability. Feel free to contact your child's teacher with any questions.

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May 11, 2016
  • Brick Farm Market Lunch

    May 11, 2016

    Week 1: Grilled chicken breast, gluten free mac and cheese, seasonal vegetable (contains dairy) Week 2: Meat loaf (all beef), mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetable Week 3: Gluten Free spinach and cheese lasagna, with jersey tomato marinara (contains dairy) Week 4: Roasted turkey breast, baked sweet potato fries, seasonal vegetable

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  • SSAT information meeting for current 5th/6th/7th grade parents

    May 11, 2016 @ 8:45 am - 10:00 am
    R Summit

    Parents are invited to learn the nuances and timing of the SSAT from Dr. Amanda Rose, an SSAT coach.

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  • UE Golf Fitness (Group 1)

    May 11, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    Outside Field

    Crescendo in case of rain

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  • UE Golf Fitness (Group 2)

    May 11, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Outside Field

    Crescendo in case of rain

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  • LE Golf Fitness

    May 11, 2016 @ 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
    Outside Field

    Crescendo in case of rain

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  • MS Golf Fitness

    May 11, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Outside Field

    Crescendo in case of rain

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  • Golf Fitness - LE, UE, MS

    May 11, 2016

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May 12, 2016

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Toddler

18 months through 36 months

Overview

Our Toddler program, designed for children from 18 months through 3 years, lays the foundation for the adult each child will become. Activities are purposefully designed to develop a sense of wonder, natural curiosity, motor skills, self-esteem, social skills, and cognitive processes. (Children do not need to be toilet trained.)

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Schedules

Morning Session – 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Five-Day (M-F) or Partial Week (MTW)
Morning Session plus Lunch – 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Five-Day (M-F) or Partial Week (MTW)
Full Day Session – 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM, Five-Day (M-F)
Before care is available from 7:30-8:30 AM, and After care is available from 2:30-6:00 PM, daily.

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Developmental Milestones

At this age, children are experiencing dramatic changes in body and brain to support the emergence of a wide array of motor, perceptual, and intellectual capacities. The use of language is emerging as toddlers begin to use their words to communicate. Intimate ties to others are formed.

Curriculum Highlights

To be a toddler is to be curious. With this in mind, the environment is a prepared “little society.” Each child is encouraged to become a functioning member of the society and to explore it fully. Multi-age classrooms feature custom-sized tables and chairs, sinks and stools, bookshelves and mirrors, and indoor and outdoor play areas, all designed to appeal to the child’s natural curiosity.

Activities are positioned around the room for toddlers to choose independently. Each activity deals with a particular theme, skill, or subject of value to toddler development. These activities allow toddlers to begin to experience concepts of sequence, form, shape, movement, and sound. The activities change and evolve as the child grows physically, emotionally, and intellectually.

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Toddlers very much enjoy learning practical skills. Activities, which up until now have been going on around them, but which they can now do themselves, are seemingly irresistible: getting dressed, preparing lunch, setting the table, sweeping the floor, etc. Being able to do for themselves creates an instantaneous surge of pride at this age.

What Sets Princeton Montessori Apart

Accredited at the highest level by the American Montessori Society

Led by a dedicated Head of School and engaged Board of Trustees

Staffed by a passionate team of faculty that surpasses the recommended teacher-to-student ratio set by the American Montessori Society (AMS)

Connected to PCTE, a world-renowned Montessori teacher training center as a lab school, ensuring the highest standard of a Montessori education

Set in a beautiful, natural, safe setting with state of the art learning environments

An experienced institution and a model for Montessori learning for nearly 50 years

Attended by healthy, happy, engaged, and connected families who strive to give their children the very best educational and developmental experiences available

Committed to providing the best in Montessori education and 21st Century Learning

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The gold standard in Montessori Education.
487 Cherry Valley Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
609-924-4594

About PMonts

The Montessori Method of education, developed by Dr. Maria Montessori, is a child-centered educational approach based on scientific observations of children from birth to adulthood.

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