Why Do Most Montessori Schools Ask Young Children to Attend Five Days a Week?

Many traditional preschools offer Two- and three-day programs because they are attractive to parents who do not need full-time care but feel their children need socialization; however, five-day programs create the consistency that is so important to young children and which is essential in developing strong Montessori programs. Since the primary goal of Montessori involves creating a culture of consistency, order, and empowerment, most Montessori schools will expect children to attend five days a week.

Even if a program does offer less than 5 days per week select 5 days because in the long run it will be more beneficial for your child.

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