Toddler Program

Object Permanence

object permanence

Understanding that when an object is out of sight it is still in existence 



 In a language rich environment vocabulary introduction is emphasized, individual letter sounds are taught phonetically and rhyming sounds are introduced 


toddler Montessori math school charlotte

Introduction to the concepts of quantity, sorting, matching quantity to number, sequencing 

Practical Life

practical life cooking preparation of food baking

 Building life skills that can be applied in the home  

Peace and Cultural Awareness

peace cultural conflict resolution countries map world

Teaching acceptance of one another, compassion, social skills, overcoming conflicts, empathy and diversity 


shape size fit cylinder puzzle knobbed cylinder pink tower

Focuses on developing the senses with the goal of helping the child cultivate a sense of order, ability to discriminate size and order. Children develop the skills of logic, order and to make classifications. 

Food Preparation

tongs spoons bread making lemon squeezing

Practiced skills are used to prepare snacks 

Care of the Environment

fish plants sweeping moping broom cleanup

Children learn how to take care of their environment with child size sweepers, mops, cloths to clean up spills


puzzle blocks building

Refinement of fine motor skills and problem solving are developed through interaction with manipulative materials


play dough play doh rolling grasping

Introduction of various art mediums for free expression and creation 

Gross Motor

yoga wagon pushing rolling running sit and spin balance stretch stretching

Toddlers need to move is met with gross motor apparatus within the classroom that can be used at any time during the work cycle 


 Toddlers become aware of their bodies throughout their time in the classroom and this includes learning how to use the toilet. The toilet learning process is a close partnership between classroom and school at a time when the child shows all the signs of readiness for toilet learning.  

Daily Schedule

8:30-9:00 Arrivals 

8:30-10:45 Uninterrupted Montessori Work Cycle & Self-Serve Snack 

10:45-11:00 Circle Time

11:00-11:30 Outside Time/Gross Motor Activities

11:30-12:15 Lunch

12:30 End of Day 

School Calendar

Queen City Montessori School Calendar 2019-2020 (pdf)