Dr. Montessori identified three essential traits about toddlers that would shape her educational curriculum for this age:
Our toddler program is designed with these traits in mind. Our teachers introduce good habits, encourage the use of words to express needs, and warmly guide children to do things for themselves throughout the course of the day.
A Montessori toddler program, compared to traditional childcare, has many benefits. Here are just a few examples that parents often share:
Just nine children between the ages of 15 months and 3 years, spend their days together in the toddler classroom. For some children this program is a one year experience, but for children who begin between 15 - 19 months, another term or year in the toddler room is necessary before moving to our primary program.