"There is no method to be seen; what was seen was a child . . . acting according to its
own nature."

                                       Dr. Maria Montessori
The outdoor play area allows the child/ren to explore to their heart's content.  From play structures, to tricycles, balls, playhouse, sand boxes and more.
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ABC Montessori Child Care
Mission Statement

It is our mission to create a fun, loving and safe environment.  We work with parents
who share our values to achieve the total development of the
whole child: socially,
physically, intellectually and emotionally.  We develop the values and character of
the child utilizing the principles of a Montessori education.   We integrate
self-esteem, self-discipline, cooperation and the love for learning into our program.
Montessori in A Nutshell

The Child
Children are taught individually and work at their own pace and level.  Children of
varying ages work together in the same classroom, stimulating both academic and
social growth.  The Montessori child confidently develops socially, mentally and

The Environment
The Montessori environment is a joyous place to be.  It is geared to the child's
natural development and the child has the unique opportunity to fulfill his potential.
 There is no limit to what a child can learn.  The environment offers the child
limitless unique educational materials.

The Directress
The directress provides a stimulating and beautiful environment for the child to
function constructively.  She allows the child to perform so that self-knowledge,
independence, confidence and love of learning flow freely.

The Materials
Individual materials permit a varied pace and accommodate many levels of ability.  
The exercise perfect the tools of learning and make abstract ideas concrete.  Through
the use of the materials the child will develop his coordination, attention to details
and good work habits.