Meadow Montessori of Richmond, Texas offers year-round, daily classes for infants through 6-year-old children. Before and after school enrichment activities are available for 5-12 year olds. Classrooms are prepared to meet the educational needs of and encourage learning among various age groups.
Infants benefit from Meadow Montessori’s engaging and nurturing programming. Babies observe the world around them and enjoy stories and songs. Montessori-certified teachers also assist infants with the development of fine and gross motor skills as well as language skills.
The toddler classroom provides stimulating, hands-on activities as well as opportunities for social interaction with other children of the same age. Toddlers seek out and play with colorful Montessori materials while continuing to develop their motor and language skills. Meadow Montessori’s prepared environment also encourages toddlers to gain independence, develop a sense of responsibility and discover the world around them through play. Children stay in this classroom until age 3.
Children from ages 3 to 6 learn from one another in Meadow Montessori’s multi-age classroom. The older children serve as mentors and teachers for the younger students which helps reinforce their own educations. Children of all ages learn individually and in small groups, and they are able to observe, explore and interact with the different areas of the classroom. This freedom to learn through play helps encourage self-confidence, sharing, mutual respect and self-reliance. Tablets and computers are used in this classroom to encourage technological learning.
Before and after school, older children can relax and unwind while doing artwork, computer technology and physical activities at Meadow Montessori. Assistance with homework and other enrichment activities are also available. Meadow Montessori also provides transportation to and from public school.
Children in all age groups benefit from Meadow Montessori’s curriculum that supports the developmental learning stages and promotes:
- Language and math abilities
- Cultural studies so they can explore the world
- Sensorial activities that lay the foundation for math, language, and science skills
- Practical life exercises to encourage each child’s fine motor skills, concentration, and coordination