Kindergarten: Ages 5 & 6

This level broadens the subject matter even more; from biology to music to mathematics. The children now are closer to mastering Practical Life exercises. Subjects include:

  • Science and Nature
  • Music and Movement
  • Cooking and Nutrition
  • Cultural Understanding
  • History
  • Geography
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics

Children are also introduced to:

  • Care of Personality
  • Care of Environment
  • Independence
  • Leadership
  • Responsibility
  • Confidence
  • Social Graces

Kindergarten ages 5 and 6

TIMEA TYPICAL ADVANCED PRIMARY DAY AT MONTESSORI IVY
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM   Early Arrival
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Montessori Time (3 hours uninterrupted learning time)

Language, Math, Science, Art, Practical Life, Sensorial, Music and Geography

9:15 AM – 11:00 AM  Snack Time

During this time, children may choose to eat a healthy snack when they are hungry

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM  Playground (large motor activities)
11:30 AM -  12:00 PM  Line Time

Greeting, Pledge of Allegiance, Calendar, Oral Learning, Story Time, Music, Movement Activity, Foreign language, and Art

12:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Lunch Time

Grace & Courtesy,  Table Manners, and Social Emotional

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM  Half Day Dismissal
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM  Nap Time

Work time for students who don’t nap (4 years and up)

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM   Independent Montessori work

Children continue their work from morning time and teacher has the opportunity to work one-on-one with children.

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Writing Lab and Computer Lab
2:45 PM – 3:00 PM  Music, Spanish, Art
3:00 PM – 7:00 PM  Full Day Dismissal/Extended Day/Aftercare