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Getting Your Child Ready for Summer Camp
With little people, change can be big. Children who are attending summer camp for the first time may feel a little nervous, and even those transitioning from our school to summer schedule may need some time to adjust. Apple Montessori Schools’ summer program has been perfected over 45 years to engage campers ages 2-12 with the right mix of jam-packed summer fun and engaging STEAM learning. Campers enjoy age-appropriate activities and adventures like daily swim lessons, FasTracKids, Junior Scientists, Tech Time, Creative Kids, Young Chefs, field trips, in-house events, theme weeks and much more.
Celebrate Earth Day With Outdoor Learning
As research and field experience proves, children need and thrive from more time outdoors. Studies show that children who learn and play outside are happier, more attentive, less anxious, and enjoy learning more than those who spend more time indoors. Time spent in nature is critical for a child’s health, self-development, well-being, and future academic success.
How is Apple Montessori Different? Our Unique Approach to Early Childhood Education
Apple Montessori’s one-of-a-kind approach to the Montessori method is unique from other schools for many reasons. What we provide can be summed up in a quote by Dr. Montessori herself, “The greatest gifts we can give our children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”
5 Reasons to Sign up for Apple Montessori Summer Camp This Year!
Warm weather and long summer days will be upon us before we know it. When the long-awaited season finally arrives, it will be time to send your little ones to Apple Montessori Summer Camp! Filled with excitement, our summer camp program is designed to offer children a safe, enriching, and fun way to spend their summer break.
Our Teachers Never Stop Learning: Professional Development at Apple Montessori Schools
Children are precious, so we take our commitment to provide the highest quality education and care very seriously.
Discover how Apple Montessori students stay safe and healthy
As another school year begins with success, we are so grateful to open our doors to the smiling faces of our students and continue the Apple Montessori tradition of providing an unparalleled education — all in a loving and safe environment.
The Importance of Health & Safety at Apple Montessori Schools
Sending your baby off to school is both exciting and worrying. It’s exciting because they’re off to a brand new experience of learning, socializing, and having fun! Yet, many parents also feel anxious. It’s normal for your mind to fill with questions such as “Will my child make friends? Will they be safe? Will they get sick at school?” and many more. A top concern for parents is the health and safety of their children. Naturally, parents strive to ensure their children’s well-being by keeping them safe and healthy.
Building Community: An Essential Feature of an Apple Montessori Classroom
The value of building a supportive community has been an essential feature of the Montessori child development and education philosophy since its inception. Dr. Maria Montessori, founder of the Montessori philosophy more than 100 years ago, called her early childhood classrooms ‘Children’s Houses.’ She believed the classroom is a place where children develop a sense of belonging and responsibility for themselves and others. The classroom represents a welcoming, secure environment where children are free to explore and concentrate on activities of their choice while learning to become respectful, purposeful members of their community.
Who Is Apple Montessori? An Introduction to New Jersey’s Top Early Childhood Schools
Apple Montessori Schools have been an important part of the educational community in New Jersey since 1972. Yet, the origins of Apple Montessori Schools began thousands of miles away. In this blog post, we invite you to learn a little more about our story and who we are!
What Sets Apple Montessori Apart from Traditional Education Providers
For nearly 50 years, families have discovered and appreciated the Apple Montessori difference first-hand in helping guide their children into becoming kind, successful, and happy individuals who develop a lifelong love of learning. Apple’s modern Montessori approach and curriculum develops well-rounded, confident, and capable children who become purposeful members of our families, communities, and the world.