Pennington Montessori Introduces Montessori Infant Program!

Posted Tuesday January 19, 2016 by Pennmont

Pennington Montessori Proudly Announces Infant Care

Pennington Montessori School proudly announces the addition of a premiere infant care program at their Pennington location beginning in the fall of 2015.

In 1978 a small group of parents saw a need for a nonprofit preschool that would promote and encourage the intellectual, social and physical development of children according to the Montessori philosophy of early childhood education. They formed what was then known as The Montessori Family School of Mercer County. These early beginnings shaped of what is now Pennington Montessori School. Over the past 37 years the facility has changed addresses but not the commitment to offering the best preschool experience in the area. Pennington Montessori along with a committed staff of Montessori trained teachers has proudly been the starting point on a lifelong adventure into learning for hundreds of the children in the Pennington Community and the surrounding areas. Our community of staff and parents is dedicated to the individual development of each child from 6 weeks to 6 years in a caring and enriched environment.

Dr. Montessori believed that the child was in their most sensitive period from birth to 6 years. Our new Infant Program is designed so that each child will receive individual attention allowing the teacher to cater to the needs of the infant based on their own personality. The teachers will take the time to learn from the parents and the infant and devise a routine that makes the infant feel safe and loved. The teachers are there to respond to the ever changing physical, emotional, social and intellectual changes in each infant and guide them to their next milestone.

As a LEED certified/Green school it is the goal of Pennington Montessori to provide all of its students with the optimal environment that is conducive to learning. We strive to help children make healthy choices when it comes to hygiene, fitness and what they choose to put into their bodies for fuel. We emphasize physical activity by taking time for vigorous outdoor playground activity every day that the weather permits or running in our considerable indoor open space! We believe a fit body is essential to a healthy mind. Exercise promotes lean muscled bodies and fit bodies are ready to learn.

Learning in a secure environment allows our children to concentrate on the exploration of their surroundings knowing that they will always be well cared for and secure. Faculty and staff are First Aid and CPR trained, cameras monitor the grounds and visitors are vetted as they walk through the front door. Though security is always high on our list of our adult priorities, children are able to learn in an environment that allows them to still maintain their innocence and sense of wonder.

The Pennington Montessori is located at 4 Tree Farm Road in Pennington, NJ.  For more information contact (609) 737-1331 or visit www.penningtonmontessori.org to make an appointment for a private tour.

 

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