ivy's house montessori
FAQ 幼兒園 Kindergartens
About our kindergartens
We have two kindergartens, one is located on Longjiang Road and another one is located on Minquan Road. The learning contents, teachers' qualifications, teacher-student ratio, and environmental design of the two kindergartens are the same.
The differences between the two kindergartens are the geographical location and the size of the space.
What age do children enroll in your kindergarten?
The age of children in our kindergarten is from 3-6 years old (mixed-age learning).
What are the characteristics of our kindergarten?
Montessori teaching method emphasizes creating a mixed-age environment, allowing children to practice in a small social group, practice and interact with children younger or older than themselves, helping children learn from each other, and building a better self-concept.
What does a day or a week at the kindergarten look like?
Teachers morning meeting
Learning environment preparation
Children arrival and prepare for the day
Outing and picnic（Monday)
Montessori work time (Tuesday to Friday)
11:30-12:00 (Tuesday to Friday)
Outdoor Activities Time
Lunch, Clean-up, Free-time
Half-day class off 12:30-13:00
Older children meditation time/ younger children nap time
Montessori work time + theme activity/younger children nap time + story time+ snack time
Outdoor walk or physical exercises time
Group discussion or sharing
Day-off & outdoor activities
Extended after-school hours (if needed/paid service)
What will my child learn in kindergarten?
In addition to daily practical life, our kindergarten also includes sensorial learning, mathematics, geography and culture, science, art, and music.
What are the drop-off and pick-up times?
School opening hours: 8:30-16:30
Extend after school hours: 16:30-18:00
When are the school holidays?
In addition to national holidays, there are also additional school holidays:
Winter Break: two weeks during Chinese New Year (in conjunction with Chinese New Year)
Spring Break: one week at the end of March or early April (in conjunction with Qingming Festival)
Summer Break: one week at the end of July, one week at the beginning of August (Note: during the summer break, our kindergartens provide paid childcare if needed)
What else should we know as parents?
Every Monday, parents need to prepare lunch boxes for their children.
Our kindergarten's meal menu is a healthy vegetarian.
Children may get dirty during outdoor activities or when they are learning to take care of themselves, and they may be bitten by mosquitoes and insects.
Admission to the kindergarten is given priority to the ivy house's infant and toddler's children.
Food Education in Kindergarten
In the morning, we will take the children to learn about the ingredients, help wash rice, and prepare meals.
For lunch, we will lead the children to be grateful for nature and learn about the dishes we ate for the day. After eating lunch, children practice tidying up and washing dishes by themselves.
Is it easier for children to get sick at school?
Little children are more likely to get sick when they first start a group social life. One reason is that they are adapting to the environment and their bodies are also adjusting accordingly.
During school, maintaining a regular life schedule, having a healthy and nutritious diet, doing exercises, and keeping a happy mood are the best ways to improve immunity.
Can we visit kindergartens?
We have open house visit arrangements from time to time, please pay attention to the announcements from our Facebook account.