Parent + Child Classes - The Children's House

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Parent + Child Classes

Enhancing your role as a child's first teacher

In our thoughtfully designed classroom, you will be inspired and supported to guide your child in their education and development. The experience will be facilitated by Montessori Guide, Britny Tollstam. All classes take place in our Milkweed classroom at The Children’s House.

Montessori Caregiver + Child class for toddler and parent at the Childrens House

Newborn - Infant class

For parents or caregivers and infants who are past the fourth trimester and are scooting, crawling, or taking first steps. Once a child begins to walk they may move to the next level of classes. In a room thoughtfully designed for early motor development, your child will have complete freedom of movement in our ‘yes space’ to practice their budding skills. 

Periods of observation and time for reflection are included in these one hour sessions. Come build your awareness of the whole child!

Class size: 7 maximum

6-week Sessions

Wednesdays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Apr 3, Apr 10, Apr 17, Apr 24, May 1, May 8, 
May 15*

Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Apr 18, Apr 25, May 2, May 9, May 16, May 23, May 30*

*makeup day in case of cancellation 

For current Children’s House families

$120 per caregiver and child/session

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Non-enrolled Families

$150 per caregiver and child/session

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Montessori Caregiver + Child class for toddlers and parent at the Childrens House
Toddler class

For parents or caregivers and children who are walking steadily and are 1 to 3 years old. Children in this stage are coming into a sensitive period for order and they often enjoy working alongside the adults in their life. We see their motto as “help me to do it myself.” In this class a careful selection of activities will nurture this progression and desire. 

Attendees will have free range to select materials from anywhere in the room and explore at their own pace. Come learn what it is like to immerse yourself in the Montessori method with your child.

Class size: 6 maximum
Mondays, 9:00 - 10:15 a.m., and includes a group snack
Day and time subject to change

12-week Session

2024-25 Session opening this fall

Please Provide Alternate TextBritny Tollstam, Montessori Guide

All of our Parent+ Child classes will be facilitated by Montessori Guide, Britny Tollstam. Britny has been at the Children's House for nearly 20 years, holding many roles as a Primary Guide, Toddler Assistant and most recently with our youngest students as Nido Guide. Over the last several years, Britny has leaned into her life-long interest in early childhood, taking additional training to expand her knowledge in infant care, including becoming a postpartum doula, lactation counselor, and pediatric sleep specialist.

For questions regarding Parent + Child classes contact: 
Britny Tollstam, Adult Learning Specialist and Montessori Guide
(231) 929-9325 ext. 107