Thankful Thoughts

Here at Growing Light, we are thankful to all of the families for sharing their children with us each day. We are thankful to the children for sharing their light with us. We celebrated Thanksgiving by sharing the story of Stone Soup. Coming together as a community to create something wonderful was the theme. We…


Mixed-Age Grouping

One of our Kindergarteners is giving a younger peer a lesson on word building. The mixed-age grouping in a Montessori classroom is beneficial in so many ways. Older children learn to be patient and tolerant, and serve as role models and teachers for the younger children. When an older child teaches a younger one, it…


Fall Colors

One of our teachers pointed out the beautiful Fall colors on the tree through our window. We decided it looked like a painting. Then we found another painting-like view from the “library”. Both photos had to be taken kneeling down. This is what the children see! Loving our windows and Fall.

Fire Strong Kids

Thank you Firefighter Rob for coming to talk to our class and for putting us through a Fire Strong Kids obstacle course. So much fun! This concluded our September study of community and all the important people in it.

International Day of Peace

Today is the International Day of Peace. We had the most adorable circle time discussion about what peace meant to each child. Maria Montessori based her teachings on peace. Basic to all of Maria Montessori’s efforts for reform, was her conviction that civilization could be saved by children who are respected as individuals, nourished by…


Fall Registration

Fall Registration is now open for new students! Please call to schedule a tour or to find out more about our preschool and full-day Kindergarten programs. It is our goal at Growing Light to educate the whole child. We study a different continent each month and it is so fun to learn about different cultures…