• Sign Language

    Sign Language

    Research shows that hearing children can raise IQ 8 to 13 points by doing sign language. Signing with Preschool Children: Using signs with preschoolers and kindergartners aids in language and

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  • Gardening


    Our garden provides a concrete way to reinforce reading, math, and science classroom concepts. It can also expand their understanding of nature and their place in the world. We want

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  • the boys playing school


    In contrast to speaking a language, learning to read and write requires specific effort. Two important steps are letter sound recognition and learning sight words. Learn more about our curriculum

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  • Montessori math

    Montessori Math

    In addition to linear counting, the bead cabinet provides a concrete representation of abstract mathematical concepts. While children at this age are not able to verbalize these concepts, they can

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  • preschool yoga


    Doing yoga with children has many potential benefits: Physical – Builds balance and coordination – Improves overall body awareness Mental – Develops concentration and focus – Releases tension Emotional –

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  • Science

    Children have a natural tendency to enjoy observing and thinking about nature. Young children are motivated to explore the world around them, and early science experiences can capitalize on this.

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  • Nature

    Our school is has beautiful natural surrounds including our display gardens, the child maintained garden, large open playground, rolling hills, and farmer fields. Children have many opportunities to encounter nature.

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  • Art

    There are many aspects to art including: – Art appreciation gives students the opportunity to learn about famous artists and see their works. – Art projects give students an opportunity

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Registration for the 2021-2022 school year

We are beginning enrollment for new families for the 2021-2022 school year with our next open house Saturday, March 20 from 1:00-3:00 pm.

Enroll soon.  We have limited spots that fill quickly.

You can attend an open house, look at our Facebook page, talk with the director, or schedule a tour to learn more about our school.  Call 734-547-9000.


We provide a nurturing educational experience for your child in our beautiful schoolhouse surrounded by nature. We are located in Superior Township on the west side of Canton, at the intersection of Ford Road and Napier. Children enjoy our academic program, large playground, and growing food in our child gardening area. Other aspects of our program include Spanish, sign language, yoga, cooking, art, music, and hands-on science. Our teaching staff, with multiple college degrees and many years of experience in private and public schools, are uniquely qualified to teach your child.

We offer a well-rounded Montessori preschool and kindergarten education, including childcare/daycare. Children may attend weekly 2, 3, or 5 mornings; or 2 or 4 afternoons.

the reading cube

We service families from all over Michigan. For example:

  • Canton Montessori preschool and day careCanton (We are 4 minutes/3 miles from Ford Rd and Canton Center)
  • Plymouth Montessori preschool and daycarePlymouth (We are 10 minutes/6 miles from Sheldon and Ann Arbor Rd)
  • Superior Township Montessori preschoolSuperior Township
  • Ann Arbor Montessori preschool and daycareAnn Arbor (We are 12 minutes/8 miles from Green Rd and Plymouth Rd)
  • Ypsilanti Montessori preschool and daycareYpsilanti (We are 12 minutes/8 miles from Prospect Rd and Michigan Ave)
  • Belleville Montessori preschool and daycareBelleville (We are 14 minutes/10 miles from Belleville Rd and I-94)

All preschool/kindergarten teachers have college degrees, many years of experience in early childhood education, and Montessori certification.


Here’s what parents are saying about Children’s Garden Montessori of Canton:

  • “I can’t say enough good things about Children’s Garden Montessori. We have had kids at the school since … More
  • “My son is in his second year of preschool at Children’s Garden Montessori. We decided to send him to … More
  • “Our experience at Children’s Garden has been nothing but positive. My daughter is in her second year of … More
  • “My husband and I looked for months to find a perfect school for my daughter to go to. We wanted a place that… More
  • “Our son attended CGM for 3’s and 4’s preschool. Being an only child, his adjustment to the … More
  • “We loved this school. All the teachers are awesome. My son learned and experienced a variety of… More
  • “We love Children’s Garden Montessori. The teachers are kind and patient (with the kids as well as… More
  • “Thank you for creating such a wonderful environment for my daughter to explore. I cannot put enough words together to praise you for the gratitude in my heart for all you have done… More
  • “My son has really grown this year into a confident person ready to take on the world and learn with a fearless gusto. I am beyond thankful to you for helping him… More
  • “Thank you for making our first year of preschool so special. We appreciate all of your hard work and for taking great care of my daughter… More
  • “I appreciate how all the teachers are very warm and welcoming, especially with enrolling our child in the middle of the school year. My daughter gets very excited when it is time to go to school… More
  • “Thank you for your endless patience for those blessed to be 3 years old. You have made the beginning of her years of school fantastic… More
  • “As a parent, we all want what is best for our children. This school turned out to be a great fit for my daughter and we enjoyed having her attend all last year… More
  • “This is our second year at Children’s Garden. It has been a great experience for my son, he loves going to school… More
  • “We love Children’s Garden Montessori. The teachers are kind and patient (with the kids as well as the parents)… More
  • “My son is currently enrolled in his second year of Preschool at Children’s Garden Montessori. After a lengthy search for a Preschool program in the Plymouth/Canton area, I came across Children’s Garden Montessori… More
  • “This school is truly wonderful! The teachers are educated, experienced, and professional, but even more importantly, they are loving, patient and creative… More
  • “This is more than just a school, it is a second home! It has such a cozy feel and the teachers are incredibly loving, patient, and understanding. The education is dynamite as well… More>
  • “Dropping off your young child for their first experiences in education can be overwhelming and scary. Children’s Garden made this experience positive for both our daughter and us, as parents. The teachers provide excellent learning opportunities… More
  • “My daughter is thriving here. The teachers are excellent. They have years of experience and that is apparent in their interactions with the children… More

Enrolling in Preschool or Kindergarten

Prospective children must be at least 33 months old on the day they start school. To see if our school is the right match for your family, please attend one of our preschool/kindergarten open houses or set up a private meeting with our director.




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