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Treasured Minds Montessori

10109 Wolf Lake Forest
Onsted, MI 49265

(517) 467-2895


We are located within the Onsted Public School System and another location within the Addison Public Schools.

Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Montessori

Quality of Teaching

Individualized Teaching: From the Director

Our goal is to have each child develop and grow within our schools. We discover where the child is and take them further. Last year we had two children solving addition problems and several children sounding out words. It is very rewarding to watch each child individually progress academically as well as socially.

Day in the Life

General School Mission

"Treasured Minds Montessori Preschool's philosophy is modeled using the curriculum developed by Maria Montessori. This method teaches that children learn through play. Montessori believed that children have a right to develop to their fullest potential and that the school exists to implement that right. Children are drawn towards "work" that interests them and through that work develop skills necessary for further education. When they have taken what they need from this work, they gravitate to the next learning level. The teacher's job is to have educational materials available and observe the children, interacting when assistance may be necessary. This hands-on approach is the most beneficial for learning during the early educational years. Respect is always stressed in the Montessori classroom, for the children, for the teachers, as well as for the materials."
Excerpted from the preschool's website


Separation is Handled through:

  • Pre-entry meetings with parents at school
  • Small group sessions
  • Extra staff dedicated to handle separation

Handling Separation: From the Director

Our staff is highly qualified in helping both parents and children face separation issues. Never would a child be left unattended or unhappy within our classroom.