Practical Life Skills

 

Montessori students are very helpful when it comes to practical life skills.

In the classroom you will find them sweeping and mopping the floor, cleaning and setting the tables, washing dishes, cutting fruit, preparing snack, pouring water, serving food with utensils, baking, dusting etc… These are all tasks that they love to do, they love looking after themselves and their classroom. It fosters independence and sense of self, with a deeper understanding for their place in this world.

Our Third Year Casa students had a lesson in baking cupcakes.

 

Dearcroft Family Discount Wai Nui Canoe and SUP Camp

Dear Dearcroft family:

Our canoe club has had the pleasure of hosting Dearcroft students paddling during spring and falls for the last few years. This year we have expanded the camps we offer, and are delighted to offer you a 10% discount for registering for our half-day morning summer camp during the week of July 2 – 5, for any registration prior to May 1st.

VERY IMPORTANT- If you are taking advantage of this amazing offer, please write on the registration form that your child is from Dearcroft Montessori School to receive the 10% discount.

We often hear back that our camps are ‘the best ever’ from parents as well as from kids themselves. Please join us to share the joy of outdoor life on the water in our urban wilderness.

http://wainuioutrigger.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Camp-programs-2019.pdf

Wendy Perkins

Commodore

http://wainuioutrigger.net/registration/

Dearcroft Summer Program – limited space available

The summer program provides students with an opportunity to focus on Arts, Science, Sports and Nature and is available in two sessions.

Limited Space Available  – only 4 spots left

First Session: July 2nd – July 26th
Second Session: July 29th – August 16th

Each Session is comprised of fun physical activities that encourage hands-on exploration to create, explore and experiment in a safe and caring environment, as well as offering the Montessori principles in a multi-age group setting.

We have several community partners that offer a diverse exploration of art, science, nature and various sports activities that will happen throughout the summer.

The price includes a catered, healthy lunch and snacks provided by Real Food For Real Kids and one free camp t-shirt.

If you are interested in registering your child/ren please let Catherine DeBorba know and she will email you the registration package.

Spring has Sprung and our Toddlers are dressed and prepared for the fun outdoors!

Spring has Sprung! Our Toddlers are jumping into the  season with such joy!

Spring is here and our Toddlers can’t wait to jump in the mud puddles and run around outside!

“We’re glad mom and dad dressed us for outdoor play – boots, splash pants and mittens will keep us warm and dry!”

We’re wearing Muddy Buddies – super cut and practical, but not required! 🙂

 

Now accepting resumes for Toddler and Casa Programs

Dearcroft Montessori School is accepting resumes for our Toddler and Casa Programs
Located on a historic estate within walking minutes of the town, Lake Ontario and community parks, Dearcroft blends into pleasant, treed surroundings on an attractive two-acre campus. Spacious classrooms, large windows, and a unique building design combine to provide a bright, cheerful indoor learning environment.
The outdoor area is equally pleasant with a variety of play equipment and ample space for games, climbing and other sports activities. Supported by like-minded parents and dedicated staff, we have developed a remarkable learning community.
With a low student to teacher ratio, our staff enjoy ideal conditions for helping our students to achieve their personal and academic goals. In close cooperation, all members of our school community recognize the strength of an outstanding team and are appreciative of the opportunity to work together in such a creative and exciting learning environment.
Toddler Teacher – Dearcroft Montessori School
Dearcroft Montessori School is accepting resumes for Toddler Requirements:
 * Accredited Infant/Toddler Montessori Diploma
 * RECE certification (preferred)
* Experience working in a collaborative Montessori environment
* Possess strong leadership and organizational skills
 * Good communication skills
* Effective classroom management skills, positive attitude, team player
* Valid First Aid/CPR * Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
* Before/After Care duties
Resumes should be forwarded to Catherine DeBorba at info@dearcroftmontessori. com or call 905-844-2114.
Casa Teacher- Dearcroft Montessori School –
Dearcroft Montessori School is accepting resumes for Casa Requirements:
* Accredited Montessori Casa Diploma
* Experience working in a collaborative Montessori environment
* Possess strong leadership and organizational skills
* Good communication skills
* Effective classroom management skills, positive attitude, team player
 * Valid First Aid/CPR * Current Police Vulnerable Sector Check
* Before/After Care duties
Resumes should be forwarded to Catherine DeBorba at info@dearcroftmontessori. com or call 905-844-2114.

PA Day Camp for Dearcroft Montessori School this Friday!

PA Day Camp at My Gym Oakville this Friday for Dearcroft students!
Space is still available.

My Gym Oakville/ Mississauga is excited to open their doors this Friday, February 22nd, to #Dearcroft students (3yrs 7mos to 10yrs) to offer a PA Day Camp!

To register please follow this link:
https://www.mygym.com/oakville/camp

Personal Tours of the school

This past Saturday, February 2nd, we opened our doors and welcomed many visitors to our school.

Thank you to all of our amazing Dearcroft Montessori Student ambassadors who came to school on a day off to welcome families who are interested in sending their children to Montessori School.

 

A Montessori education due to its unique ability to identify and nurture individual strengths does a remarkable job of creating graduates who go on to change the world. The founders of Google, Amazon and Wikipedia are fine examples of innovative, creative and fearless entrepreneurs who started their academic journeys in Montessori classrooms. They never stopped learning and continue to push boundaries… creating exciting new paradigms within their chosen fields. Their business cultures are outstanding examples of meaningful change and as individuals they have emerged as world ambassadors of inspired leadership.

Dearcroft Montessori is celebrating over 50 years of an Oakville tradition with a natural reputation for excellence. Established in 1968, it is Oakville’s original Montessori School. The campus is located on a wooded, two-acre historic property, walking distance to Downtown Oakville and beautiful parks. Dearcroft is CCMA accredited and a founding member of the Oakville Independent Schools. Our nurturing, highly dedicated staff take great pride in providing a  warm and engaging learning environment for our students. Dearcroft offers programs for Toddlers (18 months) to Grade 8, through a dynamic, highly enriched learning experience within our supportive and close-knit community.

The best way to appreciate the school is through an actual visit so that you can see the class in progress during the morning work cycle.

We encourage families to book a personal tour. We offer tours weekly on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.

Times we offer tours:

9:15 a.m.

9:45 a.m

10:15 a.m.