A Few Words About Harmony in Montessori Art and Music 2

A Few Words About Harmony in Montessori Art and Music

December 16, 2020

The word harmony is an important one for both the artist and the musician. In music, harmony is whenever two or more sounds happen at the same time. In art, it is when two or more colors or shapes exist in the same space. This fall in the Art and Music Specials at Quest, our […]

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10 Screen-Free Activities for Children

April 3, 2020

The last several weeks have had families with children of all ages creating new routines indoors. For many, these routines are now more tech-heavy than usual, and some parents are grappling with ways to engage children for longer stretches away from tablets and televisions. Here are ten simple activities that can captivate and engage children […]

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An Update from Quest’s Art, Music, Physical Education & Spanish Specialists

February 13, 2020

Art Elementary continued their fibers unit this winter. Both classrooms made radial weavings with painted backgrounds, then moved on to sewing projects. Through sewing, students are strengthening fine motor skills while practicing practical life exercises such as threading a needle, completing a stitch, and tying a knot. Lower Elementary students are creating stuffed monsters from […]

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The Primary Art Experience

January 30, 2020

“If we try to think back to the dim and distant past… what is it that helps us reconstruct those times, and to picture the lives of those who lived in them? It is their art… It is thanks to the hand, the companion of the mind, that civilization has arisen.” —Maria Montessori, The Absorbent Mind

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Creating a Winter Wonderland

December 12, 2019

One of the most lovely things about the arts is their ability to create community. Our children are brought closer as they bond while working on projects together. Showcases, concerts, and exhibitions draw others in simply by being a beautiful reason to gather.  In December, students have an opportunity to use their creative skills to […]

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The Quest Montessori Day: Specials

October 24, 2019

The Quest day has a real rhythm for each of the program levels. Over the last several weeks we have painted a picture of the Quest Montessori Day in the classroom. One of the components of Elementary and Middle School is the special programming that happens throughout the week: Art, Music, Spanish, Theatre and Physical […]

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