We have a Nautical Sand Pit

We have been waiting a long time to have a sand-pit to play with at nursery. It’s taken some time but the children are delighted with it. Sand play promotes physical development. Large muscle skills develop as children dig, pour, sift, scoop, and clean up spills with brush and dustpan. … As children take on roles…

We need to enjoy the weather!

Outdoor learning and living is fundamental to the Montessori Philosophy ~ we believe that children spending lots of time outside whatever the weather does wonders for all areas of development! Let’s do some alfresco dining!

Our outside area!

We have been promising parents since we opened that we would have a properly fenced outside area. Ofsted said during our registration visit that we should use temporary fencing until we had an idea of what we needed and now we do! This makes our outside area safe, secure and the children have freedom to…

Welcoming Mr. Frog

Fluppet’s now has a Frog Chalet and the children are going to learn all about the life cycle of amphibians; then we’re going to find a great place and hope a frog moves in soon! We will be having regular outings to check on our tenant!

Bringing Montessori into public conversation!

Dr. Angeline Lillard, author of some of the most significant Montessori research performed to date (in her 2005 book, in 2006, and in 2012), has a substantial new study out in Frontiers in Psychology: Montessori Preschool Elevates and Equalizes Child Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study. The three-year study of children in AMI recognized public Montessori schools…