End of the Year Playlist!

End of the Year Playlist!

We did it, we’re here! It’s the end of a big school year, the weather is warm, and we’re ready to celebrate for getting through another big year. Put on these tunes compiled by our teachers – go on a drive, frolic in the woods, don that bathing...
Celebrating Earth Day

Celebrating Earth Day

” There is no description, no image in any book that is capable of replacing the sight of real trees, and all the life to be found around them, in a real forest. Something emanates from those trees which speaks to the soul, something no book, no museum is...
A Springtime Reading List

A Springtime Reading List

Who doesn’t love a good book list? We often finding ourselves reaching for the same titles over and over, and reading your child’s favorite book for the 57th time in one week can get… tedious, to say the least. Why not head to the library and choose...
Preparing Your Garden

Preparing Your Garden

One of the best ways to celebrate spring and shake off the winter doldrums is to get in the garden. Just think – gardening downright saved Colin in The Secret Garden, imagine what it could do for you! By Liza Frolkis I’ve spent a decade of my life dedicated to...
Black History Month: Reading List

Black History Month: Reading List

Black History Month celebrates and honors all Black people from all periods of US history. I’m honored to share some of the books in nightly rotation in our home centering historical black figures. Reading these books with my children has sparked conversations about...
On Black History Month

On Black History Month

At Desert Montessori, we celebrate being human as we grow little humans into the best version of themselves. We do this by instilling kindness, caring and empathy.  This month we are doing that by celebrating Black History Month.  A month that teaches us that...