In Park View Montessori’s 2-3 Year Old Program, you will find:

  • A clean and sanitary environment
  • A group size of 16 children with 3 adults
  • Tables, chairs, and rug area arranged for social interplay
  • Three distinct areas to the environment:
    • Practical Living – including water activities, art, snack time, and small muscle activities
    • Sensorial – Montessori equipment that develops the senses
    • Academic – simple counting exercises; readiness skills emphasizing development of receptive and expressive language
  • Materials, including select toys, that aid in cognitive learning
  • An age group of 2 to 3 year olds
  • Children given the freedom to move and make choices
  • Children taking work from ordered shelves and returning them to their proper places
  • Nurturing adults attuned to the child’s physical and emotional needs
  • Adults showing the child how to use unfamiliar materials
  • Adults moving away from the child after a presentation to foster independence in the child
  • Confident and happy children who are treated with respect

2-3 Year Old Program Daily Schedule

6:30 AM – 7:15 AMDrop off – Work Time
7:15 AM – 7:30 AMSnack
7:30 AM – 8:30 AMWork - Diapering / Toilet training
8:30 AM – 9:00 AMOutdoor / Indoor play (Seasonal)
9:00 AM – 9:30 AMBathroom – Diapering – Snack
9:30 AM – 11:15 AMWork – Water Work – Diapering
11:15 AM – 11:30 PMLine time – (songs, finger plays, Movement)
11:30 PM – 11:45 PMLunch preparation
11:45 PM – 12:45 PMLunch – Clean up – Get ready for nap
12:45 PM – 2:45 PMNap
2:45 PM – 3:00 PMDiapering – Bathroom – Cots - Shoes
3:00 PM – 3:30 PMOutdoor / Indoor play (Seasonal)
3:30 PM – 4:00 PMSnack – Bathroom
4:00 PM – 4:15 PMGroup Activity (Felt Board / Language)
4:15 PM – 4:45 PMWork – Art Project
4:45 PM – 5:30 PMGym / Play Time
5:30 PM – 6:00 PMStory time and Supervised classroom activities, Pick-up Time*