1. How to Encourage Your Child’s Creativity

    Creativity is an important factor in a Montessori school, but it is viewed differently than you may expect creativity to be viewed. When your child is given a Montessori education, the creativity will focus on the real, rather than fairy tales and fiction. An article from Montessori Academy in Australia described the Montessori view of creativity as “a natural ability that is established through…Read More

  2. Why Choose Montessori

    As parents, we all want the best for our children. We want to give them the best of everything and help them get the most out of life. We want them to get the best education, have the best friends, the best family, we want to provide for them, and teach them how to someday provide for themselves. But it can be hard to know what is best for our children. For first time parents, especially, knowing …Read More

  3. Teaching Your Child Social and Emotional Skills

    The first few years of life are so important. Not only do children learn about the world around them but they also develop different skills. These skills include everything from motor skills and language skills to emotional and social skills. Many parents think that cognitive skills are the most important because they give your child the ability to think, learn, read, remember, and pay attention. …Read More

  4. Helping Your Children Develop Motor Skills

    As babies begin to grow, they develop and learn different skills, and many of these skills are learned simply by observing and trying things for themselves. Play is another way they learn. Playing helps to develop their gross and fine motor skills. Gross motor skills are large body movement, like running or jumping, while fine motor skills are small body movement, like coloring and doing other cra…Read More

  5. Teaching Your Child To Love Learning

    Learning is a beautiful thing. It allows us to see the world differently, understand the way things work, and gain more knowledge in the subjects that truly interest us. But learning to love learning is not always easy. With video games, toys, and television to distract us and our children, it can become hard to take interest in learning and actually enjoy it. Sure, kids can still learn from their…Read More

  6. Benefits Of Teaching Children With Technology

    Childhood is a special time in a person’s life, a time when they experience new things, make different discoveries, and develop emotionally, mentally, and physically. Many of our childhood memories revolve around playing, exploring and learning about the world from testing our curiosities. Most parents nowadays didn’t have the advanced technology growing up that kids have now. With corded phon…Read More

  7. Tips To Teaching Your Child A Second Language

    More families, schools, and businesses are seeing the benefits of knowing multiple languages and how teaching children a second language can help them thrive in life. According to an article from We Have Kids, the 2010 Census found that over 350 languages are spoken in households across the US, exposing children to different languages on a daily basis. Even though many people know the benefits of …Read More

  8. Helping Your Child Become More Independent

    Montessori education follows a method that encourages children to participate in self-guided activities. This method of teaching allows students to learn at their own pace and focus on things that truly interest them. This teaching method allows students to be independent in their learning while also taking part in group activities and getting guidance from teachers. The Montessori method of teach…Read More

  9. Benefits of Our Enrichment Classes

    When you child begins their educational journey, starting with pre-primary education, you expect them to learn the alphabet, how to count to 20, and the colors of the rainbow. Before heading to elementary school, kids need to learn the basics to get them started and able to advance throughout their time in school. At Montessori School of Chantilly, your child will learn the basics. They will learn…Read More

  10. Finding the Right Child Care Center For Your Children

    Finding the right child care is hard but extremely important. Parents want their children to get the best possible care and be able to go to work with confidence, knowing their children are in good hands. When deciding on a child care center for your children, you want to do research and ensure that the centers you are considering are good quality, follows health and safety guidelines, and gives y…Read More