Infants (6 Weeks to 15 Months)

In Park View Montessori's Infant Department, you will find:

  • a clean and sanitary environment
  • a safe place for your infant
  • bright, colorful, and aesthetically pleasing rooms
  • a group size of 12 infants with 4 adults
  • a uniquely organized program with children 6 weeks to 15 months
  • activity areas containing developmentally appropriate materials, apparatus, and exercises
  • gross motor activities/areas in each room
  • children given the freedom to move
  • nurturing adults interacting with the children
  • holding and comforting
  • supervising and assisting children in the use of activities
  • providing individual feeding
  • rocking chair on demand feeding (6 week - 6 months)
  • high chair scheduled feeding (6 months - 15 months)
  • child size tables and chairs
  • happy children that are treated with respect
 

Your young child’s schedule is the internal clock that regulates his/her day and helps to create security and well-being. At school, children follow a definite daily schedule. Please make sure that you are aware of your child’s classroom where feeding, diapering, and cleaning schedules are more demanding.

Infant's Daily Schedule:

6:30 - 7:30am Arrival
7:30 - 8:30am Morning Snack
8:30 - 9:00am Diaper Changing / Activity Time
9:00 - 10:30am Nap Time - Children who do not sleep or awaken early are taken back to their environment, served a snack, or taken out for a walk (weather permitting).
10:30 - 11:30am Diaper Changing / Activity Time
11:30 - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:30pm Music / Activity Time / Diaper Changing
1:30 - 3:30pm Nap Time
3:30 - 4:00pm Snack / Diaper Changing
4:00 - 6:00pm Activity Time / Music / Diaper Changing / Pickup*

NOTE: Diapers are changed in-between scheduled times when needed.

*Late charge of $1.00 per minute after 6:00pm. Please see Parent Manual for further details.

 

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