Even with our expanded space we are almost completely full. The
waiting list is not too long, and spaces can open up. Call to
See our BLOG:
"Food For Thought" -
... More comments from
families and colleagues:
for commentary on Early
and late-breaking news (when we have it)
From a family with us since we opened: “Thank you!!! so very much
for the love, care, joy, music, smiles, wisdom, generosity, kindness
and laughter you shared with F. while he was here. We are forever
grateful!!!” June 2016
From a parent whose child is about to
leave us for a Montessori preschool: “Thanks for all the great
intuition and education you bring and apply to the school. I keep
thinking how your place changed E's path in the universe for the
better. I knew nothing of Montessori before your place. It has
made me a better parent, too. I can't say thank you enough.” July 2016
from current parents: "We have the
most profound respect for the work you are doing and will be happy
to be a reference for the care you are giving children, your
facility is absolutely amazing and your care and education is
unbeatable!! A. March 2016
“Thank you all for your kindness and
the thoughtful approach you take each day” May
Heart and Hands Teachers, We would thank you from the bottom of our
hearts, but for each of you our hearts have no bottom. You guide and
love our most precious gift every day. Because of you J. is healthy,
happy and thriving. We are forever grateful for the amazing world
you have built at H and H. We only wish we could stay forever!” May 2016
“If teachers were flowers, I'd pick you.
To all my great teachers at Heart and Hands Montessori” love, O.
“We appreciate all you do for O. and our family. He is thriving at
your school. Each morning he claps when we arrive! We appreciate
your kind, friendly, consistent teaching. We could not ask for a
better school and staff.” N and B
A current parent: “Dear teachers of Heart and Hands – thank you for
giving W such amazing care and learning experience!"
“We are really happy to have E. at Heart
and Hands, it really is an amazing little place you have there!”
A new parent wrote: “Dear Infant
Room Staff, thank you all for making R's first month of daycare at
Heart and Hands so special. We have seen him become so comfortable
and joyful with our new routine and can tell how he feels loved
and cared for. We are enjoying learning from you all and have
appreciated the advice Manuela offers. Looking forward to a great
second month!” Jan 2016
“Thanks for all you do to make H and
H such a great place for Q. He anxiously waits by the door on
school days, as we finish getting ready, excited to get to
school!“ Dec 2015
From a family moving on after being with us from the beginning:
“Dear Teachers at Heart and Hands Montessori, thank you so much
taking such good care of V. She has really thrived in school and I
know she has enjoyed herself! Best wishes, A, G, O and V.” Jan
Current parents wrote: "Thank you all
for what you do to care and raise our children. After all, it does
take a village. We're so happy you're in our village!” The C
Family Nov 2015
From a current dad: "My wife and I
were talking and we are so glad S. ended up here. She's so happy
and so are we." Dec 2014
From B., J, and Z: "Dear Susan, Manuela and Staff, Thanks for taking
such good care of Z. We are very thankful to have found you and your
wonderful learning center." Jan 2015
A current parent: "I think that you and Manuela are doing a
fantastic job and clearly the children are benefiting from your
care!" Dec 2014
From B, J and Z: "In October [our baby] started daycare three days
a week at a new Montessori school in Lafayette. She is very
comfortable with her teacher, Manuela, and enjoys playing and
watching the other children. We are very happy to have found such a
From a parent ready to enroll: "Hands down, your center was the
best place we visited. And we want to sign our daughter up for 3
days ...." Nov 2014
From a current mom, about her daughter: "I just want you to know
how grateful I remain that we are part of your amazing school. F.
just loves Manuela and being with everyone there. When I pick her
up she's happy and excited to be alive and it's obvious she feels
so comfortable and at home. It means the world to me. It's so hard
to let her go for so many hours every day, to not be with her all
day myself. but I feel better knowing she's around such love and
patience and gentleness. Thank you again for all you?ve done for
us." A. R. Dec 2014
From M, E. & S: "Dear Susan, thank you so much for being a
great teacher and director at Heart & Hands. We are very
grateful!" Dec 2014
A prospective parent wrote: "We all enjoyed the Open House this
afternoon. It was such a treat to watch such young children
engaging with the prepared environment. They were all drawn to
materials and other humans of their own size. Your school feels
like such a natural fit for us and we feel so fortunate that [our
child] and our family can benefit from all your hard work in
establishing this program." Nov 2014
From another family: "Thank you for taking such good care of S this
year and helping to make the transition so smooth for all of us.
She really enjoys going to H & H and we so appreciate all you've
done for her! Happy Holidays!"
Dad said about his son: "He just loves it here! He's such a happy
guy." Nov 2014
From a current mom, about her son: "J has blossomed so much since
he's been here." Oct 2014
From another current mom, about her son: "He is really loving H and
H. Thanks for creating such a lovely place for him to be!" Nov
From V.A.: "Susan and Manuela are simply exceptional caregivers.
When we moved from Boulder, we were sad to have to take our daughter
away! Their outstanding attention to detail, as well as their
genuinely happy nature, made a world of difference in the
development of our daughter! We ...are happy to see that others now
get to enjoy the impact of their care! :-)"
from a new parent whose child didn't want to leave Heart & Hands
after a visit, and cried long and hard. She signed him up saying: "We knew this would be a wonderful and
nurturing environment for him."
D. W.: "Congrats! We
need more caring souls like that. My granddaughter had a great and
loving head start with Montessori in Colorado Springs. Best wishes."
17 hours ago
H. B.: "Dear Susan and
dear Tom, wish you a good journey with this project!!"
Yesterday at 12:21am
M. F. F.: "Wonderful!
I am one of Montessori's children! I went to a Montessori Center
myself! All my best wishes to you!
August 15 at 6:39am
G. P.: "Wish you
success, great thing to do!"
August 14 at 4:01pm
A safe, nurturing, vital learning Space
for the very young
- Apply well-known principles that enhance children's growth.
Sources: Montessori and RIE.
- Take advantage of windows of opportunity for this age group, for
cognitive, math, literacy, motor, and social-emotional development.
- Share these developmental principles with families.
- Show parents how this works.
Why are we
unique to Boulder County?
- Comprehensive support to child's development.
- Safe, with space to move (no playpens, walkers or containers).
- Aesthetically pleasing: soft light, natural fibers &
- Priority: our trained staff members implement a well-developed
& successful program (Montessori and RIE).
See our BLOG:
"Food For Thought"
Center Opened in October 2014,
With New Expanded Space open July 2015.
.... Children are human beings to whom respect is
due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater
possibilities of their future. Maria Montessori
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