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Music To My Ears

Children’s music. Is that like children’s food? In most cultures around the world, there is no such thing as food specifically for children....

Love, Love, Love

Now, more than ever in my life, I find myself searching for a way to make a difference. I think about the state of the world and the many opportunities to respond.  I choose to focus on the things that I can control and the...

Art at Montclare

At Montclare we are proud to offer a "balanced" preschool curriculum bringing together scaffolded, teacher-guided learning and more open-ended, center-based learning. One of the best ways to demonstrate what that looks like is through our children's art projects. Artwork created in the individual classroom typically reflects...

Montclare Film Festival!

Cannes? Tribeca? Sundance? Yes, we've heard of them. But, this week we're talking Montclare Film Festival!  For the third consecutive year, Writopia Lab and Montclare Children's School come together to present our one-of-a-kind 4s Film Festival! This week, each of our 4s classrooms is presenting 3 original short films...

Let There Be Lights

"There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast." - Charles Dickens Bring on the lights! How else do we combat the shrinking daylight hours and encroaching cold? On any given night, stippling our vast New York City nighttime skyline are millions...

Slow down, You Move Too Fast – Soho Parenting

9/21 Parenting Workshop – RSVP Join us at Montclare on Wednesday, September 21st, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM SOHO Parenting: Your Preschooler’s Schedule: How Much is Too Much? Over the last thirty years the busy, busy lives of adults have trickled down to become the busy, busy lives of children....

Interview with Aidan Donnelley Rowley about “The Ramblers.”

On March 15 @ 7PM Montclare welcomes 3-time Montclare Parent and author of the newly released "The Ramblers" to talk about her new book to our families. https://newinbooks.com/interview-with-aidan-donnelley-rowley-author-of-the-ramblers/ The Ramblers is a love letter to New York City and a tale of three thirty-something friends during one...