Little Scientist (3-5 year olds) @ SEELS Montessori juku and Daycare Program
A regular Montessori course in a juku format of three hour session
3 hour session with 30 min drop in before the class and 30 minute pick up after the class to give parents a 4 hour free time
Pre-Math starts in transfer and sorting activities in the Exercises of Practical Life. Three year and older sort tiny material according to colors and shapes into containers. Careful counting follows.
In MontessoriS Exercises on Sensorial Development children over two and a half year old absorb through senses shapes of 3 Dimen- sional Geometric Solids, recognizing volume in Pink Tower, learning sizes in Cylinder Blocks, and numerous shapes to be formed using different sizes and forms of Triangles.
At four years old Montessori Math is introduced by teaching quantities first before teaching the written number of numerals. Counting from O to 9 and to teens, hundreds, thousands up to 9,999 is absorbed with various three dimen- Sional Montessori Math materials. Operations in addition, subtraction, multipli- cation and division are easily absorbed by the child mind using a variety Of Montessori materials, including the Golden Bead Material and the Stamp Game.
Using puzzles and Other materials, children learn the basics Of anatomy Of fish, amphibians. reptiles, birds and mammals. Further. children Will be able to explore the plants. stems, roots. flowers, seeds. and fruits. Appreciation to the cycle of living things that brings memories for the lifetime.