About Fillmore Montessori

We are a licensed and insured large family home care with a full Montessori education program for children 2-6. Stephanie has a bachelors in fine art, a Montessori teaching credential and more than ten years of experience in the classroom. We have an indoor/outdoor classroom, organic garden, sandbox, playhouse, tricycle track, and a turf area. We serve organic lunch and snack.
LIC# 566-215-615

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At
Fillmore
Montessori
We Teach:

  • Reading

  • Writing

  • Math

  • Zoology

  • Botany

  • Geography

  • Art

  • Music

  • Dance

  • Problem solving

  • Conflict resolution

  • Cooking

  • Cleaning

  • Care of self (washing hands, dressing etc.)

  • Gardening

  • Independence

  • Environmental stewardship

For more information about the Montessori Method visit:

https://amshq.org/Montessori-Education/Introduction-to-Montessori

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Our Environment

Food

  • Other than original packaging, food does not contact plastic or teflon during preparation or serving.

  • All food contact surfaces are silicon, glass, stainless steel, or wood.

  • Because of food safety, health, and environmental, risks associated with processed foods and pesticides, we serve almost exclusively organic foods always prepared fresh.

  • No canned or frozen foods are ever used.

Berries

Water

  • Hand washing water is softened with a non-chemical water softener. 

  • Water for cooking or drinking is reverse osmosis filtered.

  • Water is served in glass or stainless steel.

Glasses of Water

Sanitation

  • All cleaning is done with mild soaps and disinfected with E.P.A. approved botanical disinfectant.

  • No bleach or other harsh chemicals are used in the environment.

  • Clothes and dishes are sanitized with sanitize settings on washing machines.

  • Indoor air is filtered with HEPA-13 level filter.

  • Hands are washed with touches soap and faucets. 

Cleaning Products

Waste

  • All food waste made by the kids will be composted.

  • A 4.5 kw solar system provides the power for the electric oven and other appliances.

  • Creative reuse is taught through art projects and low impact alternatives are always discussed.

Earth