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Follow the Child Montessori School

120 North Street
Bath, ME 04530

(207) 442-8900


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

From the Director:

We are the only AMI (Association Montessori Internationale) school in the state of Maine.

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

Learning Philosophy & Tools

  Play- based mostly teacher led not formally in curriculum conducive environment
Oral language  
Nursery rhymes, poems, songs  
Storybook reading  
Emerging literacy skills  
Cognitive development
Math & number sense
Time & space
Sci. reasoning/physical world
Music more

More Information

  • Music Together program
Visual arts
Physical activity
Other subjects taught

Home-School Connection

Home-School Connection: From the Director

Once a month our staff conducts Parent Education Seminars to help bridge the gap between home and school. We thoroughly explain various areas of our Montessori classroom and often encourage the parents to use the materials just as their children do in the classroom.


Separation is Handled through:

  • Abbreviated schedule at start of school year