A highly “prepared environment” is essential to facilitating the combination of choice and self-discipline that is the hallmark of Montessori education. Our teachers take considerable time and care to create an environment that sparks a child’s natural curiosity.


La Printaniere Montessori classrooms are equipped for:

  • Concrete, multi-sensory learning experiences using genuine Montessori materials and their extensions

  • Individual and small group lessons

  • Scheduling that allows for extended, uninterrupted work cycles

  • Self-directed learning

  • Freedom within limits

  • Respect for one other and the environment

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To assist a child we must first provide him with an environment which will enable him to develop freely.

- Dr. Maria Montessori

The five areas of the Montessori classroom