Young montessori student tackles an actvity
Preschool students gather in a cirle to share with eachother.
Many of the montessori activities won't be found at most preschools
The students in this preschool spend much of their time with outdoor activities.

Welcome to Children’s Garden Montessori School

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In 2002, a small special school opened up in Roeland Park. This growing educational facility offers the the best nurturing montessori environment in the area.  We offer an educational space for preschool age children and are proud of the satisfaction our parents share with us and others.

Create . . . Explore . . . Grow

15th Anniversary Party – 2017

Revisiting some of the photos from our 15th Anniversary Party in March 2017. What a joy it was to have so many of our alumni and their parents return to help us celebrate our 15 years. Highlights included songs from current students and, of course, refreshments. At the top of the list was hearing our past students talk about what The Children’s Garden meant to... read more

2018 Children Teaching Parents Evening

The format for the evening provided an excellent opportunity for parents to experience the Montessori Method and observe the children’s level of concentration as they engaged in their work.  The children presented their chosen lessons to their parents while using the grace and courtesy manners required.  The evening closed with the children giving their parents a tour of their classroom and serving them snacks.  It was an enjoyable night for... read more

Looking Back at Previous Children Teaching Parents Evenings

With the 2018 version of our children taking on the role of showing lessons to their parents coming up soon, it is always joyful to look back at previous years.  Here you see that same event from 2007, 2012, 2014, and 2017.  How fun to see that the same wonderful interaction between parent and child is repeated each... read more

Sign For Peace

Light A Candle For Peace ©2009 Shelley Murley Light a candle for peace Light a candle for love Light a candle that shines all away around the world Light a candle for me Light a candle for you That our wish for world peace Will one day come true Light a candle for peace Light a candle for love Light a candle that shines all away around the world Light a candle for me Light a candle for you That our wish for world peace Will one day come true Sing peace around the world Sing peace around the world Sing peace around the world Sing peace around the world ©2009 Shelley Murley Ever since September 2009, children from The Children’s Garden have sung “Light a Candle for Peace” in celebration of the United Nations’ annual International Day of Peace. Beginning in New Zealand and finishing in the Hawaiian Islands, the song “Light a Candle for Peace” is sung continuously for 24 hours by Montessori schoolchildren around the world. “Our school is excited about joining the many other Montessori schools around the world,” stated Directress Jean Passantino. “It is a chance to connect our regular lessons of encouraging the children to treat each other with respect and dignity. To show compassion, patience, and kindness to others are values nurtured in the Montessori environment as the children work together each day for a peaceful classroom. In the words of Maria Montessori, “The child is both the hope and promise for... read more
Montessori education encourages students to explore