Oak Room News

Dear Parents, March is another month full of activity. From our annual benefit to our Parent-Teacher Conferences, I am so grateful for the opportunity to spend time with each of you! During March our solar system work is on the shelf! Handwriting has taken off in the classroom from story-writing to waitresses taking orders from…

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Officially an American Montessori Society Accredited Member School

Fox Valley Montessori School has officially earned the title of an Accredited Member School of the American Montessori Society. What does this mean? It means that we have achieved a well-defined standard of excellence. *AMS-accredited schools must meet AMS School Accreditation Standards and Criteria. Only AMS full member schools are eligible to become accredited. Applicants undergo a rigorous…

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Snow Day Fun

Winter has arrived, which for many of us means the headache of driving. But for kids it means snow days, lots of hot chocolate and fun winter crafts! Don’t have any in mind quite just yet? Here are five ideas to get you started on your winter fun! 1. Snowman Marshmallows This is a super…

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Staff Picks

What is your favorite holiday book? After asking some of our staff, here is what they chose!   Ms. Denise’s favorite holiday story is The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore. Ms. Lynor and Ms. Alyssa LOVE How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss, and they also enjoy the movie! Who doesn’t? It’s…

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The Maple Classroom

As we are into the season of Fall, the natural world is amidst some of the most obvious changes within the yearly cycle. For children, this means the excitement of leaves, the observations of changing animal activity, and noticeable weather differences. In a Montessori classroom, we include experiences with nature as often as we can…

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Toddler Classroom

Fall has finally arrived and our toddlers are enjoying the weather outside, seeing the leaves falling, and feeling the breeze. Along with Fall, pumpkins have also arrived in our classroom. Our toddlers are very busy with several different pumpkin works around the classroom. Our toddlers are learning how to work with one another, work alone,…

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Toddler Classroom News

Happy Spring! The season  is officially here, but the weather isn’t quite in tune with it yet. We will still get to go outside when we can. Please continue to send appropriate outside clothes for your child. To welcome spring we planted sunflower seeds. Hopefully, we’ll see some sprouts coming soon. The caterpillars arrived to…

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Toddler News

The older toddlers already know their daily routine. They are working on their leadership skills as they work and share with their smaller friends. They also are great helpers in our community. Our new children in the classroom have become more comfortable in their new environment. They are demonstrating independent skills and taking care of…

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