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Montessori Pre-SchoolOur Half Day Preschool curriculum includes Practical Life, Sensorial, Language and Mathematics in addition to Geography, Art Appreciation, Botany and Zoology, and Outdoor Play (2-3 times per week). A nutritious snack is served each morning. In House field trips are offered. Students attend school Monday through Friday from 8:15am through 11:30am. Students also have a choice of bringing their lunch to school and remaining until 12:30pm. On Thursdays, if the students choose to participate in “Pizza Day” they may stay through lunch and dismissal time is 12:15pm. On Fridays, students receive instruction in French and Spanish using Music and Movement.Full Day Preschool Curriculum includes the four avenues of Montessori: Practical Life, Sensorial, Language and Mathematics in addition to Music and Movement, Geography, Art Appreciation, Botany and Zoology, and Outdoor Play (each day after lunch). A nutritious snack is served each morning. Field Trips are offered throughout the year. Students attend school Monday through Friday from 8:15am through 2:30pm. Students bring their own lunches in a lunchbox along with a placemat and two napkins, except for Thursdays if they participate in “Pizza Day.” Each Friday, students receive instruction in French and Spanish using Music and Movement.

Both half day and full day preschool curriculums include several parallel introductions to music. Line work involves moving to the music using the forms of rhythms; skating, marching, tip toe, etc. Meanwhile, the child is introduced to the bell cabinet using first the voice and then listening to individual bells. Soon the child can play the set of “working bells” matching and grading them.