Now enrolling!

Dear parents,
We, at Kiddies Den Montessori Rathgar are delighted to announce that we are currently enrolling for September 2015 all children from 2 to 5 years of age.

Please use our contact page or contact Alina on:
Email: contact_at_kiddiesden.ie
Tel: 087 207 4914

Our promise is to respect and love each child entrusted in our care.


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About The Directress

Hello! My name is Alina Raducanu and I have lived and worked in Rathgar for over 15 years. I have been running a small montessori school / play-group in Dartry (LA Fitness) from April 2011 until January 2015 ...

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The montessori method

It is not an easy thing trying to find the right school for your child. There is so much choice out there! Also Montessori is not a registered name so it is possible for anyone to set up a “Montessori” even with no real Montessori Teaching Qualification or even one piece of Montessori material in sight. Even the method is surrounded by misconception...

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Opening Hours and Program

From Monday 31st of August 2015 to Friday 24th June 2016

OPEN: Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 12.30pm
Montessori hours: 9.00am to 12.00 pm

CLOSED: All Bank Holidays – fee paying days
Good Friday and Easter Monday – fee paying days
Christmas holidays , two weeks – non fee paying

Montessori time table

9.00-9.10: Invite children in and sing "hello"
9.10-10.00: Free play with materials of own choice
10.00-10.15: Circle time - prepared activity based on a certain theme
10.15-10.45: SNACK PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL; The children will actively participate in preparing the snack and cleaning the kitchen. The snack will be simple, colorful and very nutritious - the children will squeeze lemons or oranges, cut up bananas, peel carrots, feed fruit and vegetables into the juicer etc.
10.45-11.00: Relaxing time (listen to music or a story)
11.00-11.45: CLASS. Each day a qualified instructor will provide the children with a different activity. These classes are meant to be educational but most of all FUN. I have booked Stretch and Grow, Gymboree, kids Yoga, Music and Speech and Drama.
11.50-12.00: Tidy up, sing "Good bye" and coats on unless pre arranged collection. Any children staying past 12.00, will do free work on the materials.

Fees

Full time: €115 including snack and all classes
Part time: Minimum 3 days per week, €70 including snack and classes.
The fees will be collected every 4 weeks in advance (a calendar will be provided with reminder dates for payments, closed days , etc) and no money will be refunded in case of absence ( illness , holidays , etc). No "swaps" will be permitted for the part time options.

Please contact Kiddies Den Montessori Rathgar for more info.

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