Montessori Kitchen

Montessori Kitchen

There was a time when parents, grandparents, and children would be cooking together in the kitchen, sharing family recipes, and hearing secrets passed down from one generation to the next.

This is still true in some cultures, but has unfortunately become a lost art in many American households. It’s often hard for busy parents to take time out of their busy schedule to even teach basic cooking techniques to their children.

Benefits of Practicing Montessori in the Kitchen

Yes, including your children in cooking requires time, patience, and some additional clean-up (especially with younger children). However, the payoff for you and your child is great!

There are many benefits to including your children in cooking activities. For example:

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San Diego Botanic Garden (Courtesy of Flickr User Cherbonsy)

This is the ninth installment of “12 Fun & Creative Things To Do In San Diego With Your Children”, which can be downloaded for FREE from MontessoriAmerican.com.

The child should live in an environment of beauty.” ~ Maria Montessori

Give your child the opportunity to connect with nature, as you explore this interactive garden at the San Diego Botanic. The Children’s Garden is designed for preschool age children, and features a dinosaur garden, a playhouse, topiary, and miniature garden railroad.

Throughout the year, the Garden features a variety of activities and programs for children, that will provide an enriching, fun, and educational experience as they explore the beautiful gardens. Children ages 1-6 will enjoy the “Seeds of Wonder” area of the Gardens. Here, there are ongoing programs which are free with admission or membership. These include:

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San Diego Montessori School Offers Brand New Summer Camp

Hey there! I am excited to announce the open enrollment of our very first summer camp which will start on July 2nd, 2012. Our open enrollment will be on a first come, first serve basis and current Montessori American students will receive priority. If you are interested in enrolling your child in a fun-filled, hands-on learning experience over the summer, check out the details:

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Montessori School Schedule

Posted by Edith On February 3rd

Don't Forget About Montessori American's School Schedule

Just a reminder to check our daily Montessori school schedule as well as our calendar. Why? Because in February is the enrollment for the next school year. This is when you have the chance to enroll your child in our award winning Chula Vista Preschool & Kindergarten. After February, you can still enroll your child but it is on a first come, first serve basis until our classes are full.

By enrolling your child in our early childhood programs for children ages 2 through 6, the following 4 enrichment classes are included:

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