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Founded in 1976, we are a family owned and operated business with three schools in the St. Louis area.

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North American Montessori Child Care Center

Early childhood education is often on parents’ minds as soon as they realize they need it. Whether you are expecting, have a young child that is ready for a daycare setting, or just want to know more about childcare options that are right for your family, researching the choices you have is an important part of making an educated decision.

At North American Montessori Child Care, Inc., we offer both full-time and part-time childcare at our three locations:

We understand that choosing the right daycare center and childcare is a decision you don’t make lightly. That’s why we have offered a caring environment for children from infancy into their preschool years, up through pre kindergarten, for over 40 years. This time in their lives is full of growth and change, and we tailor their experience in our safe, age appropriate rooms to fit their needs.

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Depending on your preschool child’s age, they may join children in the infant room, transition room, toddler room, or preschool room at our facilities. No matter which school you choose, our caring staff makes your child’s well-being a priority.

From daytime activities, to music and outdoor fun, you can be sure that your child will have plenty of interactive learning and playtime with children their own age. Our mission is devoted to providing an atmosphere focused on learning at any age and setting up young children to be successful in their education for years to come.

Tours available 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at our locations

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The Montessori Method in Early Childhood Education

The Montessori Method is an educational method and philosophy that recognizes children’s natural curiosity and desire to learn. The name originates from Dr. Maria Montessori, Italy’s first female medical doctor. Born in 1870, Dr. Montessori studied the behavior and development of children to create a new environment for learning. Dr. Montessori perceived the years between birth and six years as the period when people showed the greatest potential for learning.

For this “sensitive period” in a child’s life Dr. Montessori designed the “prepared environment [where] the child, set free from undue adult intervention, can live its life according to the laws of its development.” In 1907, she founded the first Montessori school in Rome, Casa dei Bambini, or “Children’s House.” Since this time, her methods have been celebrated and continued in the world of early childhood education.

We are passionate about teaching The Montessori method in our classrooms, and we hope our knowledge and passion influences your children to become independent, creatively-minded individuals as they grow with us at our learning centers. We offer competitive tuition rates, outstanding service, and dependable classroom settings that help your children thrive.

If you are interested in what North American Montessori Child Care, Inc. has to offer your family, or if you still have questions, contact us to learn more!

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North American Montessori Child Care Center

Early childhood education is often on parents’ minds as soon as they realize they need it. Whether you are expecting, have a young child that is ready for a daycare setting, or just want to know more about childcare options that are right for your family, researching the choices you have is an important part of making an educated decision.

We understand that choosing the right daycare center and childcare is a decision you don’t make lightly. That’s why we have offered a caring environment for children from infancy into their preschool years, up through pre kindergarten, for over 40 years. This time in their lives is full of growth and change, and we tailor their experience in our safe, age appropriate rooms to fit their needs.

At North American Montessori Child Care, Inc., we offer both full-time and part-time childcare at our three locations:

The Centre at ConwayCasa DIa Montessori KinswoodCasa DIa Montessori Watson

Some of Our Most Popular Blogs

June 13, 2016 in Montessori Child Care, Popular Topics

Walking On The Line: A Lesson From Dr. Montessori

North American Montessori is doing an Art, Music and Movement themed Summer Program at CAC, so wanted to share this article…
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September 23, 2015 in Parenting Tips, Popular Topics

3 Educational TV Shows to Watch with Your Kids

While it’s very important to limit screen time for kids, letting kids have some occasional TV time in moderation won’t…
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March 16, 2015 in Montessori Child Care, Popular Topics

Benefits of Letting Kids Choose Their Own Books

For those of us who remember assigned readings during our school years, it is not the most pleasant of memories.…
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Casa Dia Montessori

Kinswood

610 Kinswood Lane
St. Louis, MO 63129

314-892-4446

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North American Montessori Watson

Casa Dia Montessori

Watson

10109 Watson Road
St. Louis, MO 63127

314-835-9500

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The Centre at Conway

Conway

13725 Conway Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

314-434-3300

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