The Montessori program consists of five areas:

Practical life
These activities are the gateway to the Montessori environment and assist with developing fine motor skills and purposeful movement while meeting a child’s desire to work.

This Practical Life activity helps develop concentration along with hand-eye coordination.
This Practical Life activity encourages fine motor development along with using control of movement.
This Practical Life activity assists with developing the pincer grip along with using logical sequence.

Sensorial activities heighten a student’s powers of observation while fostering muscular development and sensory refinement.

This Sensorial activity is an extension for the Knobless Cylinder Boxes. Students pick various cards to superimpose cylinders from different boxes. This extension helps develop both spatial and visual discrimination.
This Sensorial activity encourages visual discrimination along with opportunities to develop skills for problem solving.
This Sensorial activity is an extension for the Constructive Triangle Box. Students uses the various triangles in this box to make a design. This extension promotes attention to detail while encouraging creativity.
This Sensorial activity is an extension for Colour Box 3. Students grade 3 or 4 colours in order to make a colourful snake. This extension support chromatic awareness along with opportunities for developing problem solving skills.

A variety of concrete materials are introduced to help learn basic concepts of mathematics while exploring relationships between numbers and quantities.

This Mathematics activity is an extension for the Teen Seguin Boards. Students are given number words to match to the correct symbol and quantity. This extension gives students different opportunities for reading.
This Mathematics activity provides students with opportunities for deconstructing quantities along with exploring various combinations to make ten.
This Mathematics activity allows students to work independently in learning to tell time.

Language Arts
Students learn phonetic sounds in order to develop reading readiness and are provided with various classroom opportunities for vocabulary development.

This Language activity allows students to explore last sounds when sorting various objects.
This Language activity helps develop fluency in reading sentences along with reading for meaning.
This Language activity provides students with blending 3-letter phonetic words to read and match.

Culture & Science
Students are given numerous opportunities for expanding on their knowledge of our physical, cultural, and natural worlds through themed-based learning.

This Science activity allows students to learn about different life cycles while using objects for retelling. Additionally, this activity provides older students with more literacy opportunities (i.e. reading for information).
This Science activity provides vocabulary development opportunities for older students while encouraging younger students to develop visual discrimination in order to match objects to pictures.
This Cultural activity supports vocabulary development while learning about different themes (i.e. Canada) along with developing orderly work habits.

Oakwood Children’s House offers a modified Montessori program, as well as other group activities such as French, arts and crafts, Pilates, cognitive games, and play time