The pre-primary classroom is a child's world, focusing on the size, pace and interests of children between the ages of three and six. At this age, the child has what Maria Montessori referred to as an "absorbent mind." The mind literally absorbs information from the environment like a sponge. Acquiring information in this effortless way is a natural and delightful activity for the young child. Our Montessori Pre-primary program is a unique cycle of learning designed to take advantage of the child's sensitive years when he can effortlessly absorb information from an enriched classroom environment. The classroom is a prepared environment for the child's unique aptitude for learning.
The environment is divided into six main areas in which the children are free to explore: