Prickly Pears Blog

PEACE PROGRAM The children are practicing the songs for the Peace Program. We had great conversations about how peace is part of us. They can't wait to perform for you. ...

Hello Prickly Pear parents, Cookie Exchange Thursday, December 20th 6 pm- 7 pm (arrive early) Please remember to bring 31 cookies to exchange, one for each child ...

Penny working with phonogram "oo". Caleb Z. working with cards and counters. Aaron and Dylan working on language with the phonogram "oa". ...

Nadia tightening her string around pegs for the AZ HeARTstrings project.   Nik working on the AZ HeARTstrings project. Liberty proudly displaying her c...

  Hello Prickly Pear families, Baking is one of our Practical Life activities that children enjoy doing; this is an activity that gives the children an oppo...

The month of August went very fast and we had five birthday celebrations including Dr. Maria Montessori. Happy Birthday Clara, Nik, Olivia and Caleb and thank you for sh...

           WELCOME TO THE PRICKLY PEARS 2018-2019     “We must help the child to act for himself...

Enjoy some photos from our Ramadan Celebration, Puppet Show & two birthday celebrations.

Mother's Day Invitation We look forward to seeing you! 

Mathematical Mind The Montessori philosophy believes that “All babies are born with mathematical minds, that is, they have a propensity to learn thi...

The Zawacki family shared about the The Festival of Ayyám –i-Há! It is a Bahá’í holiday that takes place from February 25th to March...

PEACE PROGRAM The children are practicing their poem and song for the peace program. We have continued talking and practicing how peace is part of us. They are very excited to ...

Please enjoy some working photos of the children!         

Cookie Exchange Please remember to bring 34 cookies to exchange, one for each child in the class. Include the recipe in your plate of cookies so children with allergies ca...

Please enjoy some photos from our classroom.            

Sensorial Materials Sensorial comes from the words sense or senses. Tactile, auditory, gustatory, olfactory, visual and stereognostic. The Purpose of Sensorial Work? The purp...

Enjoy some photos of the children!               

Thank you to our moms that helped make our classroom project so beautiful!      

Classroom observations Dear parents, now that our classroom will start obserations this week, we wanted to remind you a few key items that we think will be helpful  duri...

Practical Life activities are the activities of everyday life and they are involved in all aspects of life. The child observes these activities in the environment and gains know...

Baking is one of our Practical Life activities that we started doing last week. This is an activity that gives the children an opportunity to do purposeful things with their han...

Please enjoy our photos!            

The excercises in Practical Life These are the ordinary, everyday activities people do in order to maintain themselves and their environment. Children clean, organize and maint...

WELCOME TO THE PRICKLY PEARS 2017-2018   “We must help the child to act for himself, will for himself, think for himself; this is the art of those who aspire...