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Professional Montessori Childminder based in Bedford
My name is Caroline and I provide a quality childminding service in a safe, friendly, home environment based in Bedford in Bedfordshire. I am married and have 2 young children.
I am a qualified Montessori early years teacher and I believe all children are precious gifts. I treat the children in my care as though they are my own with the utmost kindness, love and respect that they deserve.
My main aim is to encourage and enable children to develop quickly in their early years and do all that I can to ensure that they have the best possible start in life.
So when looking for an excellent level of quality care for your child why not contact me for more information about the service that I offer within my safe and loving childcare setting.
• Ofsted registered
• Member of PACEY
• Member of MSA
• Montessori philosophy
• Emotional development
• Early Learning Goals
• Multicultural environment
• Developing important skills
• Effective learning
What is Montessori?
My practice here at Teddy Tots Childcare is based on a philosophy developed by Italy’s first woman doctor, Maria Montessori. She became dedicated to child development and in 1907 opened her first ‘Children’s House’ in Rome. She found that the children in the school seemed to work for the joy of the process rather than for the end result or external reward. This was the start of her philosophy for education to which she devoted the rest of her life.
She believed, and through the years it has been proven, that a child needs freedom to learn so that his/her intellectual, social, moral and spiritual development is nurtured and satisfied. Within Montessori childcare, this freedom of choice to learn is provided in the Prepared Environment which is both stimulating and interesting to the child. This environment allows a child to satisfy their curiosity in their surroundings and so develop their interests and abilities.
All materials are very inviting and the child finds learning from an early age an enjoyable thing to do.
Children with a Montessori background are better prepared and self-
Ofsted registration EY499519