Children aged 6 months to 5 years

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The most important years for learning are birth to age six.-Children possess unusual sensitivity and mental powers for absorbing and learning from their environment, which includes people as well as materials.

Children create themselves through purposeful activity.

Through observations,

Dr. Montessori declared that:​

Children are to be respected as individuals who are different from one another, and different from adults.

What is a Montessori?

Montessori method is an educational philosophy based on the belief that a child learns best within a social environment that supports and nurtures each individual’s unique development. Montessori education was founded by Dr. Maria Montessori. 

Who was Dr. Maria Montessori?

Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was an early 20th century Italian educator and visionary. She became the first female doctor in Italy in 1896. Through her work with children, she developed a unique educational method known as the Montessori method. Dr. Montessori was nominated for Nobel Peace Prize three times, in 1949, 1950 and 1951. 

Montessori Education

​"We must offer the child the help he needs and be at his service so that he does not have to walk alone.” Maria Montessori