Early Childhood


A Glimpse into Peony Cottage |蒙氏牡丹班一瞥

This year is going by so quickly!! It’s hard to believe November has gone already. This reminds us of what a wonderful beginning we have had this year and how Peony Cottage children are truly growing together as a community. From learning how to express one’s feelings, greeting others (shaking hands), waiting for their turns, […]


It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year In Lotus Cottage | 这是莲花班一年中最绚烂的时光

This is my favorite time of the year… between (American) Thanksgiving and the December holiday season that rings in the next year, there is so much hustle and bustle going on!  With a new Unit of Inquiry just beginning about Earth’s Cycle, the holiday concert to rehearse for, a potluck luncheon to look forward to, […]

By Quynh Cao | Early Childhood . Montessori

Montessori Early Childhood Takes a Flying Start

Welcome to the new academic year to all new students and families in Peony, Lotus and Plum Blossom Cottage! Our first weeks of school have been filled with excitement and positive energy brought in by the new and returning students and teachers.   “This then is the first duty of an educator: to stir up […]

By Indah McCarthy | Early Childhood . Montessori