A School In Your Community
We provide high-quality Montessori education for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarten in the Village of Mount Prospect, Illinois. We are a state and city-licensed Montessori School.
Work with families as a partnership to children in building the foundation of their education and to help them achieve excellence as human beings, beginning in early years last for a lifetime.
Cultural Activities are a specific extension of the language curriculum where children begin to acquire a sense of historical fact, classification of physical geography and an appreciation of cultural differences.
Practical Life is the study of self-help skills and focuses on the four major areas, Care of Self, Care of Environment, Grace and Courtesy, and Movement.
Sensorial uses a multi-sensory approach to education. Children are encouraged to learn by processing information gathered through the senses.
Math continues the cognitive math development that began in the Practical Life Skills and Sensorial curriculum, taking an acute focus and more abstract thinking process with concrete materials.
What Makes Us Special?
Our students have the opportunity to find out just who they are, on their own timetable, in a child-centered environment where their individuality is cherished.
A warm and nurturing environment with a professional and well-trained, experienced faculty.
An innovative learning environment that fosters deeper thought and stimulates questioning and student-led research.
Opportunities for parent involvement in the school’s culture.
Natural Play Areas
Natural play areas and gardens that the children assist in caring for, promoting responsibility and independence.
Love & Care
Home-like learning environments that the children assist in caring for, promoting responsibility and independence.
To provide world class peaceful Montessori Education that promotes academic excellence and prepares children to engage the world as active citizens with values and leadership.
Every child will receive quality and individualized care in a Montessori prepared classroom setting, each classroom has Montessori presentations which are child-initiated to allow them to reach their full potential.
Presentations are referred to a short step-by-step demonstration of an activity and its materials by the teacher. An extension refers to a related activity that increases the complexity, range, or application of the concept that has been presented.
The activities are designed to help children develop skills in a number of areas as practical life, language arts, sensorial development, math, music, culture, geography, history, botany, zoology, and science.
We welcome your family to our Montessori School with pleasure; infants, toddlers, twos, preschoolers, kindergartners are welcome!
We know it’s not easy to select the right school for your child. Our admission process makes it easier!
1. Schedule a school tour.
2. Submit your application. Once you decide to enroll your child, you’ll complete an application
“We joined Busy Bees in fall of 2020, mid-pandemic frenzy, and have been so pleased with the care the staff have taken to keep our children healthy and happy while at daycare! While the limitations caused by the pandemic have strained parent-school partnerships (everywhere), we appreciate the communication, warm greetings, and photos/art that are shared with us. Maricela and her staff are very warm and professional.”
“As parents new to drop-off childcare and new to the Mount Prospect neighborhood, we were nervous about choosing the best care for our young toddler. There are plenty of options for childcare around (mostly franchises), but Maricela’s formal background in childcare development, prompt communication, and transparent policies led us to Busy Bees. Additionally, Busy Bees is very protective of their children’s health by keeping germs away and screening. Our child is super happy at drop-off and pickup, and she is thriving.”