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This gives the child the opportunity to practise the skills of everyday life and helps them develop skill of concentration and co-ordination. It is often the starting point for your child’s journey within the Montessori Approach. It allows the child the time to become confident and capable and promotes skills to develop participation in caring for the environment, ourselves and others.
The word sensorial is derived from the word “sense”. Reflecting on the concept of the Montessori Absorbent mind, the sensorial materials allow your child to build on skills of classification, order and sequencing using all of their senses to explore.
The mathematic materials give us the opportunity to introduce math concepts in a concrete form. It allows us to build the foundations for later maths work. This hands on approach with quantities and numbers allow the child to see and feel abstract ideas.
From the moment the child is in a Montessori environment they are exposed to language experiences. We aim to promote and develop these skills through various group and individual interactions. Other materials allow us to gradually build on verbal and nonverbal communication, writing and reading.
Geography, history, biology, botany, zoology, art and music are introduced to help are friends develop their understanding of the world and allows them to express their ideas and thoughts in multiple creative outlets.
The Montessori curriculum offers your child an environment with a rich and varied program to enable them to develop at their own pace. The Montessori curriculum is divided into 5 core areas of investigation;
In our Indigo Montessori services you will notice the following rooms for the different age groups:
Nursery & Nido Rooms
Nido- is the Italian word meaning "nest." The Nido Room is an environment that nurtures and protects the developing child.
These spaces are topically for 0- 18 months/2-year-old’s and focus on care practices, building relationships, and routines.
The Pre-Montessori rooms are typically for children from 18 months-3 years of age. The focus in this room is placed on Practical Life & Sensorial skills, as well as Cognitive, Social and Emotional development.
The name Children's House came from Maria Montessori's first school "Casa dei Bambini (“Children’s House”) opened in 1907 in San Lorenzo, Rome, Italy. In the Children’s House room, the focus is placed on helping the children achieve a state of independence, not just in areas such as self help skills but also in directing their own learning based on sensitive periods and their won interests.