On Outdoor Work Space, and Why Your Child Needs to go Outside

Community, by lauren, May 17, 2018,

Being outside is a joy to the senses, and can do wonders for one’s mood! Here at Villa di Maria, we recognize all the major benefits of being outside, and have accommodated our children by providing lovely outdoor work environments. Read all about the benefits of children being outside in nature below! Related posts: Montessori … Continue reading “On Outdoor Work Space, and Why Your Child Needs to go Outside”

Every Kid in a Park

Community, by lauren, March 12, 2018,

With spring right around the corner, we’re hoping you and your families are finding the motivation to go outside and enjoy the great outdoors! For those of you with fourth-years, it’s time to take advantage of Every Kid in a Park, which provides all fourth graders and their families an annual pass for free admission … Continue reading “Every Kid in a Park”

The Development of the Will: Movement in the 0-3-Year-Old Child

Community, by lauren, March 8, 2018,

We have discussed the development of the will in the context of emerging self-discipline in the preschool and elementary-aged child, but a child begins exerting her will much earlier than this; in reality, a child begins developing her will as soon as she begins to move her hands, fingers, feet, toes, and head as an … Continue reading “The Development of the Will: Movement in the 0-3-Year-Old Child”