Classes

Studio June is designed to appeal to young children through beauty and simplicity. The natural wood furniture is sized perfectly for each age group, and the materials and toys are carefully selected and developmentally appropriate. Children explore activities from building to painting and working with water to baking, all with child-sized tools.

Classes for Children who are not yet walking

Montessori from the Start – 8 weeks to crawling

This class is for babies from 8 weeks through crawling, and pulling up. This class has a focus on sensorial exploration for cognitive, social, and emotional development. In addition to creating opportunities for intellectual growth, movement development, and natural explorations, we will discuss sleep, weaning, playing with your baby, language development and reading to your baby, movement development and supporting each step.mfs_winter

Topics of interest include:
• Choosing toys
• Social development
• Healthy sleep habits
• Optimal nutrition
• Personality Development

 

Movement and Exploration – crawling through first steps

This class should be called, trying to keep up with my crawler! This class is for babies who are actively crawling, pulling up and getting ready to take his first steps. Is your child moving and cruising and all over the house?! Crawling is an important stage in development and research has found the crawling stage is connected to later linguistic skills. Help support this developmental period by enrolling in our class just for crawlers.  lmd_winterThey will be busy pulling up, pushing carts, rolling balls crawling over the bridge and through tunnels.  This class is to celebrate your child’s need to move and strengthen his muscles so his transition to walking will be at his own pace.

The whole child development is important at all stages so we will continue to offer intellectually challenging activities that employ fine motor skills and support his widening vocabulary.

Classes for children who are walking steadily

Montessori for Young Children – 14 months and walking to three years

Parents step back and see independence blossom! In this Parent and Child class, your child’s innate drive to learn will guide him through a series of sensorial and intellectual experiences. myc_winterLearn how to support his explosion into language and his desire to build relationships.
Appealing to your child’s natural desire to explore we will help strengthen his hands through eye-hand coordination activities, deepen his ability to concentrate through engaging and purposeful experiences, and build his social awareness with group activities.

Bake with Me – 18 months to three years

This class is loved by children and parents alike. Together we bake one item to be tasted during our group snack. Each child has the opportunity to contribute to the baking and patience is practiced while others have a turn. This class is a great opportunity for parents to witness the developing will and the amazing control young children have when they are engaged in a meaning full and community-oriented activity. bwm_winterWhile our delicious snack is baking, the children are free to explore the engaging and educational activities on the shelves. Once the snack is complete, the children set the table and sit together to taste their creation. This class comes with a set of recipes so that you can take the recipes home and bake them together again and again.
English – Wednesday AM
Spanish – Tuesday PM

 

Primary Experiencethree to six years old

Studio June is excited to offer a new opportunity to learn and grow using the Montessori philosophy! Check out our Primary Class for 3-6 year olds

The Montessori Primary experience is a supplement for families who are homeschooling or whose child is attending a limited week of preschool.

Children get…
A stimulating environment in which to learn
A community of children to encourage positive social development
A socially and emotionally supportive environment
To learn and explore independently in a supportive and intellectually stimulating environment
Individualized attention using Montessori materials presented by a trained montessori guide and geared to your child’s individual development
Community building and social experiences designed for each child’s individual development

Parents get…
Book club and discussion
A greater understanding of Montessori theory
Opportunity to work alongside a trained Montessori guide
Opportunity to experience a Montessori Prepared Environment
Tips on how to make the most of your child’s Studio June experience with simple follow up activities for home
Connections with like-minded parents
To learn the art of observation and mindful parenting from our trained Montessori faculty.

What will my child learn?
In the Montessori Primary Class, your child will experience an authentic Montessori classroom with Montessori Materials and an expert, trained teacher. Children attend two days a week to ensure a cumulative experience building on itself throughout the semester. The class is two hours each day and includes the opportunity for the children to bring a lunch and share in a dining experience together.

To ensure a consistent and optimal educational experience for all children in the class, we require that parents register for the full semester (15 weeks)

**note: this is not a drop off program. Parents or a specified adult is required to be on site while their child attends classes at Studio June. Parents are welcome to wait in our reception area and are encouraged to attend class with their child during predetermined Parent Observation times.

Each studio session is prepared by a Montessori trained education professional, with the developmental needs of your child in mind.  We offer classes from 8 weeks through age six.  Join us for a stimulating and educational experience.  You will see the joy on your child’s face grow each time you return to The Studio.  The independence, self-confidence, and challenge that each session offers keeps your child engaged and connected to our wonderful community of families.

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