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  Casetta Class 2-3 years old

This is a specialized classroom for children ages 2 to 3 years old. It is licensed for 12 children with 2 teachers. A typical classroom size is 6 to 8 children. Rainbow Bridge Montessori School was founded in 1980 and this classroom has been in operation since 1987. Our small, intimate environment allows for a smooth transition from home to school. It is located in a small, quaint converted house near downtown Cotati. Toilet training is included in the program.

The Environment:
  • warm, attractive environment
  • calm, caring atmosphere
  • vast variety of manipulative materials to develop small and large motor skills
  • toddler-size furniture
  • outside space consists of a large shaded area, playground apparatus, garden, and sandbox
Activities:
  • individual, small group and large group activities
  • puzzles, building materials, shape and color matching, eye and hand coordination exercises
  • arts and crafts projects and cooking projects
  • phonetic language games, including naming objects, matching letter sounds to symbols
  • individual healthy snacks
  • beginning counting and number games
  • toilet training when interest is shown
  • gardening
  • library corner, looking at and reading books
  • lunchtime, food preparation, table manners
  • social graces
Goals:
  • socialization
  • respect for others
  • happiness, self-esteem
  • independence
  • toilet trained
  • helpfulness and kindness
  • concentration
  • verbalization
  • completion of an activity
  • responsibility
  • follow commands – 1 and 2 steps
“Growth is not merely a harmonious increase in size, but a transformation. Man is a sculptor of himself, urged by a mysterious inner force….”

- Dr. Maria Montessori

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Rainbow Bridge Montessori School, 21 and 70 William Street, Cotati, CA 94931
Rebuilt and Maintained by Josh Inman