In the Spring of 2015, Muskoka Family Focus with the assistance of The District of Muskoka, took over the day to day operations of the Child Care Centre at Sabrina Park (originally designed as a Montessori program) bringing it under our umberella of licensed early child care centres. This program is a licensed child care centre which follow some teachings of the Montessori method but it is not a Montessori school.
The concept behind Montessori is that all children deserve to experience spontaneous learning and to develop their innate potential to the fullest degree. Thus, the child will be provided with an environment facilitating the freedom to unfold into his/her true personality and to develop freely. The environment will allow the child freedom to explore and follow his own natural impulses:
The following elements within the classroom assist the young child (2.5-6 years) to develop into his/her true self: