Our Amazing First Year!

What an amazing FIRST YEAR we have had! Thank you to all our families for joining us this year and supporting our school. We are so fortunate to work with your children who share their laughter, giggles, hugs and love with us daily! It is a joy watching our students grow and develop new skills as they go through the …

SCHOOL CLOSED MAY 26th

Parents, Due to inclement weather and flooding all Fort Bend ISD and Lamar CISD school are CLOSED on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Therefore, Meadow Montessori School will be closed. Please watch the local news for weather and school closure updates. You can also find school closure information at www.lcisd.org and www.fortbendisd.com. Please be safe!

Learning by Doing

In the video, we see a mother cutting pineapple. She decides that the only way to teacher her daughter how to cut pineapple is to show her and have her practice. When her daughter wants to sell pineapple ice cream, her mother tells her to observe how other vendors sell their items. After watching how others do it, the young …

Moms Wear Many Hats

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the special women in our lives who love and support us unconditionally. Mother, by definition, means “a woman in relation to a child”. But, being a mother is so much more. It is impossible to define who or what a mother is in a few words, because moms wear many hats. Nurse – …

Making Good Choices

Our goal, as parents and teachers, is to raise self-reliant, confident children that make appropriate choices. Children have an innate desire to be independent. As soon as toddlers can form phrases, we often hear them say “me do it!” The role of adults is to provide a safe and supportive environment that allows the child to explore and learn how …

Earth Week 2015

It’s Earth Week! Earth day is April 22nd, but we have decided to celebrate our beautiful planet all week long. This week, our students will be learning all about the Earth and how to care for it. Our students are already wonderful recyclers. They bring re-usable water bottles instead of disposable plastic ones. We recycle everything we can, and find …

Multicultural Night!

Multicultural Night is almost here!! We are so excited! Each classroom picks a different continent to highlight. Our school is transformed into an around the world celebration. Students receive passports that get stamped as they visit each continent. Visit the Taj Mahal, Amazon rain forest or African safari, all in one night! We encourage all families to dress up in …

Could This 40-second Video Save Your Baby?

A video launched earlier this year has already saved the lives of 36 babies. The video shows parents the steps to follow in case their baby is choking. The animated video stars “The Chokables”, household items that are easy for little ones to choke on – a marble, pen cap, gummy candy and peanut. The public-service video was created by …

Where are the Worksheets?

Young children learn by doing! Think about your children – do they “get into everything?” This is perfectly normal, because we know that children acquire knowledge through interactions with the environment and people around them. In a Montessori classroom, materials are available to explore and manipulate, teaching children concepts in language, math, science, etc. The materials are self-correcting. For example, …

Children Learn at Their Own Pace

In Montessori, you often hear the phrase, “follow the child”. What exactly does that mean? As Montessori educators, we understand that children are not all the same. Each child has strengths in different areas, and learns at their own unique pace. In the classroom, not all 3 year olds are working on the same lesson. This is different from traditional …