Garden Gate Montessori School

Wednesday Afternoon Additions

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Photos: Thank you to Garden Gate parent, Caroline Somary, for the many lovely photos (all the really great ones) of our Garden Gate environment.

Music: "Moon"  By George Winston

Contact: Mimi Glass, owner, director, teacher   Mimi@gardengatemontessori.com   925 943-7484 

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  Afternoon Options

 

2016 - 2017

 

For Our Four and Five Day Students

These are afternoon supplemental programs open to students attending our morning Garden Gate class.

Children must be fully toilet trained before participating in our afternoon sessions.


Tuesday or Wednesday 
Lunch in the Garden Gazebo    

12:30 P.M. – 1:15 P.M


     $26 /mo. Tues.      $26 /mo. Wed.
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  Lunch Session offered on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons, is a very special time when the children set up their own lunch tables, and then enjoy lunch together within the sights and sounds of nature. Children are asked to bring a nutritious, ecologically packed lunch from home. Guidelines are provided. This is an educational part of our day involving learning about nutrition and ecology, setting up a table, and practicing good table manners.

 


   Wednesday afternoon
    Lunch Session and
Discovery Class
1:15 P.M. – 3:00 P.M

  $136/mo.   

       After our Lunch in the Garden session, we offer a short peaceful “rest and read” period, followed by educational enrichment activities in a small, cooperative group setting. The Wednesday Discovery program is the expression of our desire to offer our students some exciting learning experiences in physical sciences and measurement mathematics that will build upon and apply skills gained in the morning program, and stretch their imaginations and awareness.

  Through the years of preschool and kindergarten, this class will give your child the lenses of scientific exploration and discovery, mathematical measurement and thinking, and artistic design through which to further apply the sensorial, mathematical, and scientific foundations established in our morning program. 

Lunch Session and Fanciful Learning Class 

1:15 P.M.-3:00 P.M.        $104/mo.

  This special "small group" class begins with a peaceful rest period between lunch and work. The class offers a special addition to children of all ages who are potty trained. This program is based in an emphasis on creative thinking problem solving, communication skills and cooperative work, using familiar children's construction and art materials, and cooperative games. The experiences offered are designed to carry out all the principles of a good Montessori education in a playful, community minded, and fanciful mode using materials that are different from those of the morning program

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The child strives to assimilate his environment and from such efforts springs the deep-seated unity of his personality.” - Maria Montessori - The Secret of Childhood

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Thank you for visiting Garden Gate Montessori School, where personal commitment and loving attention to detail make the difference.