Blog & News Posts

Now Enrolling for Fall 2018

August 20, 2018

At Little Genius Montessori, we understand the importance of Early Childhood Education for all ages. Montessori encourages learning in a natural way that promotes child independence and socialization in a positive environment. Learning begins at Little Genius Montessori as an infant and continues on through Kindergarten. Children learn at their own pace, go outside daily […]

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Top 5 Reasons Your Child Needs to Play Outside

August 14, 2018

Let’s be real, living in the Pacific Northwest brings it’s challenges to get active and be outside with your children all year-round, especially in the rain!  It’s time to get active & get outside. Here’s the Top 5 reasons your child needs to play outside: 1)  Physical Play.  Children should have at least 60 (or […]

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3 Tips for Mastering your Child’s Bedtime

August 9, 2018

Preschools near me Bedtime can often be a struggle when you have a toddler or preschool age child at home. Read below for 3 tips on creating a successful bedtime routine for you and your child.  -Be consistent with a bedtime. Preschool age children should be getting 10-13 hours a night. Keep the same bedtime 7 […]

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Emotional Intelligence

August 7, 2018

Montessori educates the whole child, this means not only building his educational abilities but also promoting emotional intelligence. Check out the articles below to help your child with his emotional intelligence. Us adults just might pick up some new skills too! https://www.gottman.com/blog/helping-little-ones-big-emotions/ https://www.gottman.com/blog/positive-parenting-accept-feelings-limit-actions/ To learn more about Little Genius Montessori’s philosophy and promoting emotional intelligence, call to schedule […]

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What Do Children Learn in a Montessori Primary Preschool Classroom?

July 2, 2018

Little Genius Montessori is proud to use Dr. Maria Montessori’s method in our preschool classrooms.  Our Primary environments welcome children ages 3 through Kindergarten-age, where they learn using a wide range of hands-on, age-appropriate activities.  Children in the classroom are encouraged to take care of their own personal needs, such as changing their own clothes […]

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2017 Read & Dream

December 18, 2017

Thank you to all of the families, staff, individuals and other businesses that generously donated pajamas and books to the 2017 Read & Dream drive for SnowCap.  A special thank you to YBA Architects for the generous donations and to everyone else that contributed – your thoughtfulness is appreciated.   Our Primary children enjoyed coloring book marks for […]

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8 Strategies to “Montessori” Your Home

October 27, 2017

Here are a few ideas on how to make your home more accessible to your child and to promote independence: –Accessible clothing options. Choose child sized furniture to store your child’s clothes in, and limit the amount of choices they have. Putting two to three weather appropriate outfits in their closet the night before will […]

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Primary Preschool Classroom Basics

September 15, 2017

Little Genius Montessori is proud to use Dr. Maria Montessori’s method in our preschool classrooms. Our Primary environments welcome children ages 3 through Kindergarten-age, where they learn using a wide range of hands-on, age-appropriate activities. Children in the classroom are encouraged to take care of their own personal needs, such as preparing their own snacks […]

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3-Day Charity Drive To Benefit SnowCap Community Charities

June 16, 2017

Help support our 3-day charity drive to benefit SnowCap Community Charities.    June 28 through June 30, Little Genius Montessori will be accepting the following donations:   gently used children’s clothes (infant to age 6) diapers gently used preschool toys  unopened baby food non-perishable canned foods, and  cash donations Thank you for your support!

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A Montessori Classroom | Independence

April 14, 2017

At Little Genius Montessori, we believe that tomorrow’s future is in the hands of today’s children. Establishing the right foundation at a young age guarantees little minds grow into little geniuses. Our Montessori Classroom is designed to meet the developmental needs of each child. Learn how Montessori education encourages independence below. Independence From the moment […]

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