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Montessori Parent +Toddler Class

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Parent + Toddler Class

for toddlers walking - 3 yrs old
A welcoming space to explore Montessori for toddlers and their caregivers.

This 2 hour class is largely unstructured, allowing for the exploration and deep concentration toddlers experience in a Montessori work cycle.

The classroom is designed to invite the child in to explore with materials placed at their level, ready to be used. Activities range from food preparation, to language materials, to hammering (into playdough or clay), to climbing, to tearing little pieces of paper and cleaning it up with a carpet sweeper. During the toddler's exploration, caregivers are present to help when needed and step back when not needed, and are given tools to support their child's development.

Class ends with a short group time, where toddlers practice being aware of others, taking turns, and singing!

Interested? Sign up to try a class for free!

Parent + Toddler Class

schedule and location
[Age]
walking well (typically 16/18 months) to three years old

[Duration]
Upcoming sessions:
Fall Session 1
August 17th - October 7th

Fall Session 2
October 17th - December 16th
(no classes the week of Nov. 21-26)

Starting class mid session is possible depending on enrollment. Email for availability!

[Days]
Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30am
Thursdays from 9:30-11:30am

[Cost]
$224 for all 8 classes.

[Location]
OLPNA Clubhouse
916 Shamrock Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37917
Street parking is available on Shamrock Avenue and Henegar Street.
The parking lot is not available during Knox County School hours.
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Montessori Toddler Class

other information
  • There are up to 10 children per group.
  • Siblings/twins are welcome to attend with a single caregiver.
  • Younger siblings are welcome to come along but will pay for a space when they are one year old.
  • Shoes are not allowed in the classroom. Please bring non-slip socks/slippers for you and your child. The marble floor is cold and slick!

COVID-19
  • Masks are required for adults and children 3+.
  • Please stay home if you or your child are showing cold or fever symptoms.
  • If you or your child have been exposed, you may not attend class until 10 days post exposure. While CDC guidance recommends a 5 day quarantine, they state it should be followed with 5 additional days of excellent masking. It is not developmentally appropriate to expect children of this age range to meet that masking requirement.