During circle, a Toddler 2 student was delighted to teach her classmates
her favorite song, Alice the Camel,
which quickly became a classroom favorite. Older children teaching their
younger peers is one of the ways in which a Montessori classroom functions as a
Many Toddler children have recently become interested in recognizing
the initial sounds in each others’ names. It is not uncommon to hear one child exclaim,
“Look, it’s your letter!” to a friend after encountering a familiar
letter in their alphabet book.