Montessori of the Village is organized to facilitate spontaneous development in children. Because development occurs for each child as an individual, a typical day provides numerous opportunities for the children to choose and complete activities independently. Their work follows their interests.
7:00-8:30 Toys, Library, Coloring
8:30-9:00 Outside play
9:00 Morning Bell Rings Line up, wash hands and sit on carpet for group
9:10-9:30 Group time; This group activity will include calling the roll, grace and courtesy lessons and lessons on new activities in the classroom.
9:30-11:00 Individual work time/Snack time. Children will work on Montessori materials individually or have small group lessons. One-on-one lessons are also given at this time. Snack is also available to them till 10:15am. Diapers are changed as needed.
11:00-11:30 Outside play
11:30-11:40 Line-up,wash-up, get ready for lunch
11:40-12:15 Lunch time
12:15-12:30 Wash-up, toileting, diaper changes, get ready for nap
12:30-2:30 Nap time
2:30-3:00 Tidy up environment from nap, diaper changes if necessary, Snack is served.
3:00-3:45 Inside activities; cooperative games, playdough, crafts
3:45-4:00 Tidy up environment, get ready for outside play
4:00-5:00 Outside Play
5:00-5:15 Tidy up environment, line-up, wash-up, Diapers are changed as needed
5:15-5:45 Toys, Library, Coloring, Story time
5:45-5:55 Tidy up environment and get ready for departure
6:00 School Closes
It is important to maintain a consistent schedule. Children at Montessori of the Village enjoy a predictable routine. The following schedule is used on a daily basis with changes occurring on special days such as holidays and in house Enrichment Programs such as Dance, Music and Mandarin.