Fostering Concentration in Toddlers at Home

When new Beginner students are settling into my classroom at Wellan Montessori, there are a few things we start working on immediately: mobility, grip strength, and ability to concentrate. A child needs to be mobile to approach the shelves and carry a tray to the table — an essential prerequisite to self-selecting work. A child needs some degree of grip strength to handle utensils, tools, pitchers. They need grip strength to pull the drawers in the bathroom open to get their own clothing and diapers. They need grip strength to pull their pants up and put their shoes on. Children need concentration to sit at specials, to finish a meal, to master tasks, to receive lessons — all of our classroo

Elementary Class Pet Interviews

During this time while the school building is closed and our community stays home, Wellan's beloved classroom pets have taken up residence with teachers! Once again, we asked each caretaker to interview their class pet about life at their new home, their daily routines, and what they do to stay healthy. Find out what language Cosmo the gecko is learning, which exercises Severus the fish is practicing, and much more from our four-legged and finned friends. One thing is for sure... they really miss the students! We'd like to give a heartfelt thanks to all the teachers caring for these animals. The Wellan creatures are so lucky to have you! An Interview with Cosmo (LE2 Gecko) Are you still at s

Beginner and Primary Class Pet Interviews

During this time while the school building is closed and our community stays home, Wellan's beloved classroom pets have taken up residence with teachers! This week, we asked each caretaker to interview their class pet about life at their new home, their daily routine, and what they do to stay healthy. Learn about Leonard the leopard gecko's new friend, find out how Blue the fish spends his day, and much more from our four-legged and finned friends. One thing is for sure... they really miss the students! We'd like to give a heartfelt thanks to all the teachers caring for these animals. The Wellan creatures are so lucky to have you! An Interview with Blue (B1 Fish) Are you at school, or are yo

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Wellan Montessori School

80 Crescent Avenue

Newton Centre, MA 02459

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Wellan Montessori School is a non-profit school which admits students of every race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, or political beliefs to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to the students of the School. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or political views.