Welcome to the Montessori and Music Daycare in Mundelein, IL!
Montessori and Music is a warm and friendly family-owned Montessori daycare in the heart of Mundelein, IL. We offer state-of-the-art facilities, brilliant teachers, and a unique Montessori curriculum which includes music, art and martial arts lessons.
Interested? We are currently accepting applications for our toddler, infant, preschool and summer programs. We would love to answer all of your questions over the phone or give you a tour of our wonderful school. Please feel free to call us at (847) 566 - 7778, or use our contact page to send us a note.
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Reviews of Montessori and Music Daycare on the internet
I have two kids, a 2 year old and a 3 year old, who are going to be starting here in the fall. I recently moved from New York and immediately began my quest for the perfect preschool. I had heard about the Montessori program so I began looking for Montessori schools. I stumbled upon Montessori and Music Center by sheer luck, but boy am I happy I did!
For one thing, the facility is amazing. It's spacious with big open classrooms and separate rooms for music and dance. There's also a big gym where they offer a lot of activities like gymnastics and karate. My kids' favorite room was the giant indoor playground, which is amazing, ball pit and all! There's also a nice playground outside, but it was too cold to play on our visit.
When discussing a school day with the owner (who was kind enough to give us a full tour) I was thoroughly impressed. The kids spend half their day doing the Montessori curriculum and the other half improving their skills or doing fun activities. When visiting the classrooms, all the kids seemed engaged and interested and could answer all of the teachers' questions. I also liked the hours, which are very good for working parents, and that they provide food all day. The staff were all very nice and were willing to answer all my questions, which I was very thankful for. This is a great school!
My 5 and 6 year old have been at Montessori and Music for the last year and half. I am thrilled with how they are progressing academically, but more importantly that they really enjoy the learning opportunities. The teachers are very encouraging and supportive and provide a great environment for kids to grow and explore.
I originally moved my kids to this Montessori School because the facilities are amazing and my son needed the physical activity that is available in the indoor gym, outdoor playground, indoor playground, music and art rooms to burn off his energy and focus. Their karate/gym teacher is wonderful at keeping them active, plus has taught them some great songs to sing! Both of my kids really enjoy the music that is incorporated into the day. My kids now love to sing and are not afraid to sing and talk in front of an audience. Attending this school has helped to build their confidence.
Overall, it is a great school run by kind, creative staff and phenomenal teachers.
I have visited/checked out a lot of preschools and daycare centers in the area, but this by FAR stands out. I cannot say enough good things about this school. For starters, this facility is what one would call "state of the art". This is no amature, DIY establishment. It boasts a modern indoor playground (quite similar to what you would find in a Gymboree establishment), a large indoor gym, an elevator (very convenient for toddlers), large classrooms, and pretty high-tech security. Each parent receives a key fob/electronic key, that only works during certain times of the day (drop off and pick up times). Otherwise, everyone else has to be buzzed in. Friendly and helpful staff. Teachers have amazing credentials (all of them are certified), and the owners are warm, welcoming and very hands on. It really is like one big,happy family in there. I always feel welcome, and the fellow parents you meet are always happy. = )
What really stands out for me is the curriculum. Aside from being a fan of the Montessori type education system, I find that their complimentary programs (also offered as extra-curricular/after school programs), like music/band, karate, art, dance, and gym are rather extraordinary. The kids always have a blast, and they're SO cute while they're at it! I've heard a few kids say "why did you come so early?" or "i don't want to go home yet". Lol! Apparently, time flies when you're having fun.
In a nutshell, if you're looking for a modern school, with traditional values, an excellent curriculum and amazing staff, check out this school. I've seen so much improvement in the kids in the first month of being there, and continue to see them evolve into independent creative thinkers and problem solvers. I DEFINITELY recommend this school.
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