Casa Curriculum

Casa Curriculum

Practical life

The close-knit tools in the practical life corner help children easily interact, get used to daily tasks, and build independence to prepare for the following years:
Self-care: proper eating and understanding the diversity in nutrition, start building a sense of personal care under the guidance of adults…

  • Environmental care: clean the teaching aids, arrange flowers, plant trees…
  • Form life skills: respect, cooperation, friendliness, care, sharing…
  • Motion control: knows how to use tools safely, can coordinate senses and movements…

The materials arranged in the Sensorial corner such as the pink tower, brown ladder, and color palette will stimulate children’s perception of size, volume, material, and multi-dimensional space. Hence, children can differentiate properties, characteristics of things, and phenomena that support them to develop their senses.

  • Enjoy, look at, point, touch, and use sexy words to express your feelings about the colors, shapes,… etc. of plastic products.
  • Ability to classify multiple materials and 2D types. Creating and recreating patterns

In the Language corner at IMA, children not only hear, speak, and see the letters through realistic simulation materials (uppercase letters, lowercase letters), cards, and related pictures… but also directly feel them through the contact of the fingertips on the sandpaper, sand …

  • Understand complex sentences and answer “why” and “how” questions, develop the ability to listen attentively and respond appropriately
  • Start separating and matching rhymes with reading and writing skills

IMA will provide lessons that introduce children to counting two-digit numbers through concrete experiences. Common teaching tools in this learning area include Number sticks; several roughnesses; Print numbers; boxes of calculators; Number cards and beads; Yellow and multicolored bead bars; Memory games.

  • Ability to count up to 100, count jumps of 2 units, and recognize parity
  • Understand and use several units of time.

Activities with Montessori materials in the cultural corner arouse in children a love of learning, positive inspiration with scientific exploration, and understanding of the environment and culture around them.

  • Care about living things and the environment
  • Recognize similarities and differences between self and others in the family, community, and society.
  • Grasp and understand some rules and regulations in family activities, preschools, close communities…

Example Daily Schedule

7:45 - 8:00
Arrival & Morning Exercise
8:00 - 8:30
8:30 - 9:00
Outdoor Play
Morning Circle Time
9:30 - 9:45
Morning Snack
9:45 – 11:30
Montessori Work Time
11:30 - 12:30
12:30 - 14:00
14:00 - 14:30
Afternoon Snack
14:30- 15:15
Language Arts
15:15 - 16:00
Thematic Activities
16:00 – 16:15
Outdoor Play
16:15 - 16:30
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