Casa East Update: Week of April 27, 2015

CE WkApril27 2015 fabric

The Montessori Matching Fabrics activity asks children to match different fabrics based on what they feel like, developing tactile discrimination skills, and providing an opportunity to work with a friend.

CE WkApril27 2015 times

When you’re determined to learn your 5x table, you put your head down and get to work.

CE WkApril27 2015 day

What day is this beautiful, warm, sunny morning in the Casa East Montessori environment? Oh, it’s Tuesday. Staying on top the days of the week and date.

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CE WkApril27 2015 math

The Montessori Addition Strip Board; this boy has moved to more advanced work with this material, working with random addition questions as opposed to straightforward, sequential questions.

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CE WkApril27 2015 maths

There are a variety of different Montessori Casa materials at work here: Addition Strip Board, multiplication on the Small Bead Frame, and the Metal Insets. You’ll also notice there is a variety of different-aged children working together, modelling for and helping each other.

CE WkApril27 2015 busy

We have a number of these shots of Casa East, which is always a hum of Montessori activity.

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CE WkApril27 2015 polish

This first year Montessori Casa boy is making sure that magnifying class is crystal clear, while also learning to follow a sequential set of instructions in an orderly manner.

Finally, we hope all the grandparents enjoyed their time visiting their grandchildren at DVMS today. We managed to capture a few precious moments:

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