The Montessori 3–6 homeschool program includes
Your program includes the curriculum and some material that you will need for the foundation of your Montessori homeschool program.
We have suggested that you make or source some of the required material to teach Montessori at home, but many of these items are readily available in your home or local craft store. Other than that, you may choose to purchase items to prepare your Montessori homeschool environment, such as storage containers, trays, mats, accessible shelving, books for your library, and child-size furniture.
During the three years of this program, you can expect your child will learn how to:
While being actively engaged in all of this hands-on learning, your child has the opportunity to discover herself and develop a passion for learning more about the world. Your child will enjoy seeking new knowledge and applying previously gained knowledge in new situations. The use of Montessori materials provides your child with a concrete example of the most abstract concepts, helping her internalize and own her knowledge, and building a foundation for lifetime learning.
Because our Montessori homeschool program is comprehensive, we have included detailed instructions, including user-friendly documentation on how to get started and curriculum maps of concepts covered in each year. The maps outline the step-by-step process you will follow while you teach Montessori at home, including how to:
If your child is over 2-1/2 years old, you may want to get started setting up and implementing your 3-6 homeschool environment. We recommend starting the 3-6 program with your child any time after age 2 years, 8 months.
If your child is younger than 2-1/2 years, we offer Montessori teaching curriculum – Infant/Toddler 0-3, on our North American Montessori Center (NAMC) website: www.montessoritraining.net . Parents and daycares have been successfully using our Montessori infant and toddler teaching curriculum for many years: Infant/Toddler curriculum .
Although we do not have a homeschool package available for elementary, we offer Montessori teaching curriculum – Lower Elementary 6-9 and Upper Elementary 9-12, on our North American Montessori Center (NAMC) website: www.montessoritraining.net . Homeschoolers have been successfully using our Montessori elementary teaching curriculum for many years: Lower Elementary curriculum and Upper Elementary curriculum .