“Knowledge can best be given where there is eagerness to learn, so this is the period when seed of everything can be sown, the child’s mind being like a fertile field, ready to receive what will germinate into knowledge"
-Dr. Maria Montessori
Suite 208, 10601 Southport Rd, SW,
Calgary, Alberta T2W 3M6
(5 Min. walking distance to ANDERSON LRT station)
Montessori Program, Full/Part Time Care and After School Care
Opening Hours: 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Suite 3229, 150 Millrise Boulevard SW,
Calgary, Alberta T2Y 5G7
(5 Min. walking distance to SHAWNESSY LRT station)
Morning Sessions: 8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Morning Sessions: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Afternoon Session : 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM
These are the everyday gestures, activities, and behaviours that the child sees performed by the adults. These exercises are exciting to children because they allow them to imitate adults. Imitation is one of the strongest urges during a child’s early years. These exercises help the children to develop their coordination of movement, patience and concentration.
Using sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell, the sensorial materials enable preschool children to order, classify, and comprehend their world. The Montessori sensorial materials help the child to distinguish, to categorize and to relate new information to what the child already knows.
Montessori presents mathematical concepts to children in a concrete, hands-on manner. When children have access to mathematical equipment in their early years, they can easily and joyfully assimilate many facts and skills of arithmetic.
Young children have a natural sensitivity for language development that follows closely on the years when they learn to speak their native language. This fascination with languages often enables children to begin reading and writing before the age at which it is traditionally taught.
The cultural lessons (Geography, Biology History, Science, Music, Art, and Nature Study) make the classroom come alive, allowing the children to feel connected to the global human family. Therefore, the subjects are not taught individually but as connected parts of a whole.
Our fun-filled summer program is offered at the Kinderhaus Montessori Academy in Southport. This location includes a large play area with outdoor equipment and a greenspace perfect for a picnic and various outdoor activities to discover and explore. Children will participate in music, singing, art, crafts, games, etc. Weather permitting, they will do sidewalk chalk art, bubble blowing, bug hunts, and nature collages. While indoors, they will be painting, drawing, cutting, pasting, singing songs, using musical instruments, participating in story time, and free play time.