See the Benefits of a Montessori Education at Miniapple Montessori in Minnesota

Benefits of Montessori Learning at Miniapple:

  • Hands on experiences
  • Individualized learning
  • No graded evaluations
  • Teacher is the guide, observer, and helper
  • Complete “cycle” of activity
  • Freedom to move and work in the classroom
  • Environment offers freedom and boundaries
  • Children are encouraged to help each other
  • Children set their own pace
  • Provides for a sense of order
  • Learning is self-motivated
  • Materials are self-correcting
  • Sensitive periods are recognized
  • Bond with teacher is long term
  • Nutritious snacks are served family style with respect to a variety of cultures and lifestyles
  • Rich environment is an extension of home with soft lighting and decoration
  • Grace and courtesy
  • Children make discoveries


“Education is a natural process carried out by the human individual, and is acquired not by listening to words, but by experiences in the environment”
– Maria Montessori

In addition to our excellent Montessori program, Miniapple families enjoy:

  • Fun and Educational Field Trips
  • Winter & Spring All-School Musical Performance Programs
  • Informative Parent Education Nights
  • Classroom Family Potlucks
  • Parent’s Night Out
  • School-Wide Thanksgiving Feast
  • Environmental Studies
  • Kindergarten & Preschool Graduation
  • Montessori Education Week Activities and Celebration
  • Fall Festival Costume Parade
  • Mother’s Day, Father’s Day & Grandparents’ Day Events
  • Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • Student-Led Presentation Nights & “Silent Journey”
  • Cultural Celebrations
  • Guest Speakers
  • Health, Nature, Safety Programs, Global Awareness
  • Parent References
  • Monthly Newsletters
  • Celebration of Life



(612) 378-9375

1125 5th St. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Director: Kayla Gustafson
Email: [email protected]


(651) 628-9575

1875 W. Perimeter Drive
Roseville, MN 55113
Directors: Lisa Szulga and Cindy Quincer
Email: [email protected]


(651) 739-6275

780 Helmo Ave N.
Oakdale, MN 55128
Director: Deb Sack
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