Montessori

The Montessori Room

The Montessori caters for up to 15 Children each day. The class is run by our wonderful Montessori Teacher and Montessori Assistant Rebecca and Jackie.

The curriculum is based on the Montessori Method of teaching and the environment, room and equipment are all based on this.

We prepare children for school and get them familiar with and the workings of a classroom environment. The children work independently and as a group in this area. ECCE Free Pre-School Grant is available.



Age Group:

3.5 years – 5 years

Opening Hours:
9.30am – 12.30pm


Sticky Fingers Montessori Activity Time-Table
9.15 – 9.30

Greeting Time:

Time for welcoming the children and their parents.
The children hang up coats and bags and parents get the opportunity to talk to the Teachers and look at the children’s work on display or discuss the plan for the day.

9.30 – 10.30 Individual or Small Group Time:

Children choose their own work and activities from the Montessori material to work with by themselves or with a partner. Opportunity for one to one time between Teacher and children.

10.30 – 11.00 Free Play:

Indoor and outdoor play. Children choose activities, toys and partners to play with.

11.00 – 11.25 Lunch Time:

Children gather around the table to eat their lunch.
We follow our hygiene routine, practice good table manners and discuss healthy eating.

11.25 – 11.35 Book Time:

Quiet time for reading a book; tell stories to each other in a relaxed atmosphere.

11.35 – 12.00 Group Activity Time:

Arts & crafts, music, dance & movement, drama & role play, cooking, Spanish, Gardening planting bulbs and creating a vegetable patch.

12.20 – 12.30 Departure Time:

Children prepare to go home.
The routine includes putting on coats, gathering their belongings and a talk about road safety.

Note: Times and order of activities may change according to the children’s interests and emerging events.

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