• Paint Pots

Early Montessori Class for 18m-2y6m (Accompanied)


  • Age group: 18 months – 2 ½ years
  • Days: Wednesdays or Thursdays
  • Time: 3-4.30pm
  • Venue: St Mary The Boltons Church Hall
  • Cost: £400 per term
  • Term Dates: 5th September - 16th December
  • Half Term: 17th October - 31st October 

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This class is created and guided by a teacher from our Montessori nursery schools and is a gentle introduction to a classroom setting. Each child has the freedom to choose from a variety of carefully planned activities and Montessori materials. Our Montessori teacher observes the children’s development throughout the term and in response to this, new materials are made available in the second half of the term to allow enough time to gain familiarity with each activity. This helps to build on what the children have been working on and to provide new opportunities to extend the child’s learning.  More regular changes in the classroom are made through the themed mark making and imaginary play stations. The children work independently, guided by our teachers and each activity encourages the child’s development. You will see the classroom transform throughout the term as the children develop their independence and practice their concentration skills. This class is perfect preparation for Nursery School, providing the building blocks for future learning.

Classroom Setup: The same as in our Montessori nursery classrooms activities are stationed on shelves around the room and the children are encouraged to return the activity back to the shelf before selecting a new one. Work mats are available for floor based activities.

back to the shelf before selecting a new one. Work mats are available for floor based activities.

  • B enjoys the classes so much that she often keeps singing the songs she learnt at Paint Pots throughout the day. She was thrilled by the idea of having a snack with other children whilst sitting in a circle. I could see her confidence growing and sense of belonging increasing after each class. Miss Priscilla and Miss Nadia are just brilliant.

    Kate, mother of B aged 2 years 4 months
  • Both my daughters have had such a special time at Paint Pots. Thank you for all that you do, and all the happy memories – I will always cherish circle time singing all the beautiful Paint Pots songs, and seeing all the positive influence you have had on my children’s development.

    Annabel, mother of A aged 7 years and M aged 4 years
  • We have been so happy for R to be at Paint Pots. The teachers have all been very kind and patient with R and really helped him settle in and gain confidence as a result.

    Martina, mother of R aged 2 years 8 months
  • I would like to thank you all for the wonderful time my children and I had over the past four terms at Paint Pots House. My older son very much enjoyed his art class and absolutely loved cookery, his younger brother especially fancied the music part of his class. As I have had the joy of accompanying my children to these classes, I accumulated quite a lot of hours spent at Paint Pots and I loved every minute of it.

    Angelika, mother of B aged 2 years 7 months and T aged 19 months
  • I know that we will have fond memories of our happy days at Paint Pots, from those first wonderful classes in The Boltons, to the cheerful daily school life C enjoys now.

    Hannah, mother of C aged 3 years old
  • Thank you so much for the wonderful time that you gave my daughter A over the Summer Fun camp. It has been absolutely brilliant for her - A was completely comfortable with your staff and the other children from Day 1. The welcoming and calm atmosphere you create is absolutely amazing, and she was reluctant to leave at the end of each day! She woke up looking forward to it the next day, and since the end of the programme she has missed going every day

    Angie mother of A aged 3 years
  • V loved the Sensorial Explorers class - it was the perfect introduction to a Montessori experience, fostering independence through play. He especially adored the music sessions at the end of each class.

    Lisa mother of V aged 21 months
  • Paint Pots is an inspiringly supportive and open environment, where our daughter’s development has been a joy both to observe and discuss calmly with the caring, gentle and non-judgmental staff.

    Monica, mother of A aged 14 months