Mobley Campus: 4174 Mobley Ave, Riverside, CA 92505
Pedley Campus: 4302 Pedley Road, Riverside, CA 92509
(951) 685-5800
Cottonwood Montessori
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Our Philosophy

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We at Cottonwood Montessori believe that each child is a unique individual. In order to allow the child to develop his/her potential to the utmost in a safe, nurturing and challenging environment, we follow the Montessori philosophy. Dr. Montessori developed the "prepared environment" which allows the child to develop and learn at his/her own pace.

Goals and Objectives

  • To develop a positive attitude towards learning
  • To develop a sense of high self esteem
  • To develop and foster an abiding curiosity
  • To develop habits of initiative and persistence
  • To develop sensory motor skills for better discrimination and judgment
  • To develop the child's potential through creative intelligence and imagination
  • To develop socially acceptable behavior

Practical Life

Practical life exercises enable the child to perfect his/her coordination while increasing the span of concentration. The child pays attention to detail as he/she follows a sequence of ... Read more


The young child learns to operate the classroom computer. The verbal response and bright graphics hold the child's interest while exposing him/her to a variety of learning experiences.


The sensorial materials in the Montessori class-room helps the child to distinguish, categorize, classify and relate new information to he/she already knows. Dr. Montessori established that ... Read more

Arts & Crafts

Our arts and crafts program includes developmental experiences in creative art.


The basic operations of mathematics, such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, are introduces to the young child by the manipulation of concrete materials. It has been ... Read more

Cultural Studies

A full Montessori cultural program rounds out the curriculum with basic art, music, geography, history, botany, biology, science, and special units. Complementary exercises and field trips ... Read more


The child in the Montessori classroom is introduced to the phonetic sounds of letters first before he/she learns of the alphabetical sounds in sequence. The child also learns how sounds are ... Read more

A Warm and Loving Environment

A warm and loving environment is essential to the growth of the young child and it is our first priority to make the child feel secure and loved. Each member of our staff is Montessori ... Read more

Our Commitment to You

Our curriculum is the product of an ongoing effort to provide children with a balanced foundation for academic excellence, physical fitness, and self control at an early age. Each member of ... Read more
Proudly Serving: Riverside County, The Inland Empire, Mira Loma, Eastville, Jurupa Valley, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Corona, Norco, Chino Hills, Fontana, Ontario, San Bernardino, Colton, Grand Terrace, and surrounding areas, since 1985.