Planet Montessori provides programmes for the following group of children:
This class is made up of 18 months to 2 years old. It is the children’s beginning of formal Montessori training. The environment we provide is specially prepared for them with materials aimed at refining their hand-eye coordination, gross and fine motor skills and working towards independence in their work and daily activities.
This class is made up of 2.5 to 3 years old. At this age, they are tactile and visual learners. They should be able to able to recognize all the 26 sounds of the alphabets and numbers 1-10. They will be using materials such as number rods, spindle box, cards and counters, which aids them in their rote counting.
This class is made up of 3 to 4 years old. This group of children will be introduced to word building activity (Pink Level). They will be taught to decode and blend 3-letter words using the LMA. They will also be taught to recognize numbers 11-19 and 10-90 using the board and beads. On top of that, their fine motor skills will be further enhanced through Practical Life Exercises such as using the tweezers, chopsticks to transfer objects.
This class is made up of 4 to 5 years old. At this stage, children will be learning at a progressive pace. They will be moving on to learning four or more letter words (Blue Level). They will also be further introduced to high frequency words and blending of words. They will be moving on to learning numbers 11-99 and place values such as units, tens and hundreds.
This class is made up of children from 5-6 years old. By now, the children should be able to blend and read fluently. They will be learning Phonograms (Green Level) and vowel Diagraphs, etc. They will also be introduced to Primary School learning such as Grammar, Vocabulary, Creative Writing, Logical Sequencing, Spelling etc. The focus now will be more on abstract learning.
For Math, they will be learning Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division. They will also be introduced to topics such as Graphs, Length, Weight, Time and Money.