A common misconception about Montessori education is that an emphasis on independence means working alone. This is false. In a Montessori school, we believe independence means learning to be self-disciplined and self-aware - AND working constructively and harmoniously with others.
Earth Day is a moment to reflect on the impact that we have on our planet. The day is also an opportunity to explore how we can reverse adverse damage on planet earth - and choose a way of life that is sustainable and protective of our limited resources. With these fun activities, we can begin to share important lessons on sustainability and shape eco-friendly behaviors at an early age.