How Is Creativity Nurtured?

What do the founders of Amazon, Wikipedia and Google have in common? They are not just creative and successful entrepreneurs of this generation, but they all had their start in the Montessori environment. They all received a Montessori education. Peter Sims, a journalist for the Wall Street Journal asks the question, “Is there something goingContinue reading “How Is Creativity Nurtured?”

The Genius of Montessori in the Childcare Setting

There are three main reasons I love Montessori:  it makes so much sense, it honors the child and it is really fun!  There are designated areas of the Montessori environment that focus on a particular learning area like math, language, science, culture and so on.  I would like to take a quick minute and talkContinue reading “The Genius of Montessori in the Childcare Setting”

MORE ABOUT US: A Unique Learning Experience

At Little Lea we have intentionally created a Montessori learning environment within our home for the express purpose of allowing 3-6 year olds to encounter their amazing world while discovering their own unique and limitless potential.  “Our work is not to teach, but to help the absorbent mind in its work of development. How marvelousContinue reading “MORE ABOUT US: A Unique Learning Experience”

MORE ABOUT US: In-home Environment

Little Lea operates out of our home located in the heart of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, at 212 East Lexington Street.  We are 2 blocks away from Main Street, the Public Library and the Post Office.  We are a family-owned business offering nurture and learning for 3-6 year olds.  Each child receives individualized attention. Our facility hasContinue reading “MORE ABOUT US: In-home Environment”

Living Out a Story With a Name

The name ‘Little Lea’ is taken from the childhood home of one our favorite authors, C.S. Lewis.  While listening to his biography we were captured by the way he referred to his childhood home with great fondness.  It was the epitome of all that was calm, mature and secure.  There were times of solitude, placesContinue reading “Living Out a Story With a Name”