Beginning at 18 months, children join the Toddler Community where basic motor coordination, independence and language development are fostered and individual personality is respected.

Rather than a classroom, it is a nurturing social community where very young children experience their first contact with other young children and learn to participate in a cooperative group.

The Toddler Community is divided into 5 main areas:

  • Practical Life
  • Language
  • Art/Creative Expression
  • Hand-Eye Coordination
  • Large Movement

Children in this community learn to care for themselves, care for the classroom and care for each other in an environment that supports purposeful movement and the ability to function independently and constructively.

The human environment supports these areas with grace and courtesy, freedom and limits, and dynamic, direct conversation with the children.

Maria Montessori School - Memphis, TN shared Montessori Alliance of Tennessee's event. ... See MoreSee Less

GLASS Classroom

May 28, 2017, 10:00am - May 28, 2017, 2:00pm

This is the first ever event like this in Middle TN and MAT is so proud to be hosting a Glass Classroom. All are invited to attend and participate! If you want to be involved, send us a message! MA...

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The Maria Montessori School
740 Harbor Bend Road
Memphis, TN 38103
(901) 527-3444