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Redbud Montessori

27082 Patwin Road
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 753-2623


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"To offer children of diverse backgrounds and levels of ability; in a natural setting; a quality non-profit, full-day Montessori program; which is integrated with the community; adheres to principles of parent governance and parent/staff involvement; and actively subscribes to the teachings of Maria Montessori.

Excerpted from the preschool's website

A Typical Day

"7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. School opens/before-school care

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Montessori lesson in Math or Language/Science for Kindergarten (Red group)

9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Montessori lesson for 1st year (Yellow group), 2nd year (Blue group), Montessori lesson in Practical Life or Sensorial/Geography for the Red group

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Free choice "job" activities

11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Circle - Music, stories and sharing

11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - free choice play

12:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Nappers in living room

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Formal thematic lesson for Blue and Red groups

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. P.E. (M, W) or Cultural Awareness/Oral reading (T, Th) with Red group

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Free choice "job" activities for Blue group

2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. After-school care

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Outdoor play

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Snack and choice of teacher directed circle

roject or free choice play "
Excerpted from the preschool's website