Early Preschool

24 Months to 40 Months

The Early Preschool class is setup for 14 children ages 1 1/2 years to 3 1/2 years. This is the first class where there is a 2 year age span depending on your child's development.

This is the class where children learn to potty. It is a monumental step to independence. & the child is totally in control. They must listen to their own body & respond.

The Montessori activities are set up by table & floor activities. Children are taught to use floor mats, and sit on a chair for table work. The work cycle is emphasized: one activity at a time, this is my work, put it away when you are done with it. The teachers guide this work as needed.

The schedule allows for inside & outside play, eating, pottying, circle, & class times as well as a much needed afternoon nap. The children are...

Parents are so pleased at the relaxed way the children learn to potty. We have 2 training toilets & children are slowly guided to use them. Diapers are exchanged for big girl & big boy undies. Yeah!

2 year olds are so curious. They want to know everything & be everywhere. Countryside is designed to address the 2 year olds unique needs.

We have 3 teachers in this class, including a dedicated teacher to constantly be helping with potty training.