The Young Children’s Community program at Hamilton Montessori School will allow the child to develop physically, cognitively, socially, intellectually and emotionally.
Each day, we will guide our toddlers in the following areas:
By the end of our Toddler Montessori Program, our children should be able to:
7:30 AM – 8:45 AM: Extended Care
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM: Bathroom Routine
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Work Cycle: Practical Life / Developmental Aids / Language / Arts
10:15 AM – 11:15 AM: Outdoor / Gymnasium
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM: Circle Time / Bathroom Routine / Hand Washing Routine
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Lunch Provided by “Real Food for Real Kids”
12:00 PM – 12:30 PM: Bathroom Routine / Brush Teeth
12:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Nap / Quiet Time
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM: Wake up / Bathroom Routine / Outdoor Time
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM: Afternoon Snack
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM: Extended Care
Our Toddler program begins at 18 months (approximately) and goes up to 2.5 years of age. Children entering our Toddler program must have developed gross motor skills and are independently walking.
The ratio during programming is 1:5, for example: one teacher for every five children.
The capacity is 15 children per Toddler classroom.
We currently only offer full time programs.
Yes, it is a ministry requirement that all children partake in the school Meal Plan. Fresh snacks and lunch will be provided by our catering company (Real Food For Real Kids – https://rfrk.com/our-food/) on a daily basis.
School hours are from 8:45am to 3:30pm. If your child(ren) is enrolled for extended care you may drop off after 7:30am and pick up before 5:00pm.
Yes, our school operates on an all-year round basis, excluding holidays and professional days etc., as published in our school calendar (which will be provided upon registration).
Yes, at HMS we believe that each child is on their own path of learning. Teachers track progress regularly and will plan and record individual weekly/monthly goals for each child.
Toddler children are excluded from the uniform requirement until they enter the Casa and Elementary programs. Policies and requirements will be provided upon enrolment.
Initial Registration Fee (one-time): $540
Re-Registration Fee (annually): $200
Material Fee (annually): $300
5 Full Days