Grace and Courtesy

What does it mean? It is a way to speak to someone kindly and politely. To show others respect and empathy. Grace and Courtesy is a lesson in the Practical life area. During the training, the adult learners are taught this lesson. In the classroom, it is first modeled by a teacher, but some lessons […]

Helpful tips for back to school

Joining the new school Or going back to school is an exciting time but at the same time, feeling nervous is normal for the children and parents. Here are a few tips to help you and your child to get ready for school in August. Talk about it: A few weeks before school starts, share […]

Fun-educational activities for Summer

Fun-educational activities for Summer Summertime is the time when a lot of children are off from school. But it is important for themto continue to learn. The children need to be occupied and engaged in fun learning activities. This will help children with: Good practice – Reinforcing the skills they have learned at school. Language […]

Earth day

Each year we celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd. This day is to show how much we care for our planet Earth and the lives that survive on this planet. To raise awareness on how to protect the atmosphere of our beautiful planet. People from around the world share ideas for saving the environment by […]

Importance of Practical Life activities

What is Practical life? It is the most important part of a child’s development from infant to all the way up… The purpose of Practical life activities is to help with the following: Control of movement Hand eye Coordination Concentration Order Independence Grace & Courtesy   In an infant classroom, the children learn via exploring […]

Pink Tower

What is a Pink tower? It is probably the most iconic and favorite of all Montessori materials, which was designed by Dr. Maria Montessori herself and you will see this lesson in Toddler and primary classrooms. Looking at the Pink Tower you will think that they are just a stack of blocks, but it has […]

Week of November 29th at Cumming Campus

Infants; These sweet little ones have been busy playing more and more each day. Below you see them enjoying their sense of touch and sight with these fun sensory Christmas trees Ms. Caila made for their enjoyment. Toddler 1: Ms. Renee and Ms. Erika made super fun turkey projects. Below you will see students with their handmade hats enjoying […]

Healthy eating and physical activity resources

Healthy eating and physical activity are a vital part of supporting a healthy immune system. These resources and activities are designed to empower families and teachers in the areas of healthy eating, hand washing, and physical activity. Check out the HMP website,  where you will find virtual resources for early care through high school:  Fun At-home Physical Activities  Healthy […]

Resources while home during Covid 2019

Parents, below please find a list of resources and activities to keep your child busy and involved while they are home with you. We advise using the American Academy of Pediatrics recommended guidelines for screen time for appropriate age groups. Georgia Aquarium Webcams: San Diego Zoo Kids page: Center for Puppetry Arts at Home: Virtual […]

Coronavirus Update

Dear Families, With concerns over the Coronavirus growing daily, SSMS hopes to offer you some comfort by being completely transparent as far as our plans of prevention, preparedness, and how we plan to respond should we have any cases reported within our school. Currently, we are working with interim guidance suggestions from the CDC based on what […]