Primary Program – 3 Years To 5 Years Old
This program allows children to master all the above skills in a non-competitive environment. Here they begin their journey of translating concrete to abstract through manipulation, experimentation and invention. When they master a particular concept or new skill, they move forward to a more challenging activity of their interest and choosing.
Children at this age are provided the opportunities to refine their senses and master different concepts in math, science, language, geography and social sciences.
In mathematics, the children learn about base systems, the operations, the laws of arithmetic, measurement with time, weight, money and space, problem solving, percentages, data collection and display, decimals, and fractions through the use of concrete materials.
In Language, such skills as grammar, spelling, handwriting, vocabulary, composition and creative writing, and reading comprehension are emphasized.
Fine arts consists self expression through music and art. In music, children develop skills and an understanding for such areas as harmony, melody, rhythm, and signing.
In social studies and science, the children study such aspects as geography, mapping, ecology, environment relating to the earth and weather, history of different cultures, geology, zoology, botany, astronomy, and basic chemistry and physics.
The individual and group lessons are organized to meet each child's pace and needs. The curriculum and Montessori material help the children to build their self-confidence by mastering different concepts in a non-competitive environment.
Here they begin their journey of translating concrete to abstract through manipulation, experimentation and invention.