montessori preschool education going out ages 3 6 boy with cameraI know what you're thinking. Take a class field trip with 3-6 year olds? Am I crazy? Wouldn't it be better to just stay in the classroom? After all, children at this age love their Montessori classroom and their routine.

While planning field trips for the 3-6 year-old age range can be a bit more daunting, it couldn't be more important. As Dr. Montessori has shown us, children learn by doing and exploring. The world to the primary child is very personal. Since he has very little experience, he knows his small world by the sounds he's heard, the sights he's seen, the things he's touched, smelled, and tasted. Until his senses are awakened, developed and new evidence is gained by experience, his world remains very small.

Planning and Preparation:

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