Elementary Program Coming Fall 2015!

We are so excited to announce that Frederick Country Day Montessori is starting our Elementary Program in the Fall of 2015! First day of school is August 24th, 2015 Grades 1 to 4. Join us on June 27th, Saturday from 10:00Am to 1:00pm for our Elementary Open House. You will

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The links of Montessori and S.T.E.M.

Most parents understand the concept of STEM as it may relate to higher education, but for preschool parents, are the expectations different? You cannot pick up any childcare magazine or peruse any website geared toward parenting without seeing the acronym S.T.E.M. or S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, ART and Math) and

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Grandparents play a special role at our Montessori school

Our grandparents are so special to our Frederick Country Day family. Each year, we celebrate the mutually beneficial relationship of child to grandparent in our bi-annual Grandparent visitation days.  For two days each fall and spring, our Montessori school opens their doors to our children’s grand-parents and grand-friends.  The children

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Signs Your Child Is Ready For Daycare

Believe it or not, one of the biggest dilemmas we hear from parents isn’t necessarily choosing the right daycare. It’s that they want to know why they have to choose daycare at all. More specifically, whether or not their child is ready for daycare. It’s a common frustration. As a parent, you

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Montessori Practical Life Age Chart

Many times we receive requests from parents…”Can I purchase Montessori materials and practice at home.” We suggest to parents that they allow their children to explore more freedom and responsibility at home by practicing their practical life work. Use this guide to help you introduce things that your child can

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7 Tips for Choosing the Best Childcare Center

As parents, all that we want is the best for our kids, even when it comes to childcare. A childcare center is more than a place that takes care of your little one while you’re away or at work. It’s a place that equips children with the tools that help

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Towards Independence: How to prepare your child for back to school.

Primary & Growing Primary Communities: Drop Off and Pick Up edition. One of the most critical learning outcomes in a Montessori environment is independence and confidence. Here are our top 7 tips for Drop Off/Pick Up that encourage independence: TIP 1: Send positive vibes. Before going to school, remind your child that school is

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