Montessori Kids Universe Ashburn

At MKU Ashburn, we believe that learning is a journey. Our goal is to develop independent thinkers who thrive academically.

At Montessori Kids Universe Ashburn, we believe that learning is a journey. Our goal is to develop independent thinkers who embrace community responsibility, leadership, and thrive academically. Many preschools offer academic or even "Montessori" programs. At Montessori Kids Universe Ashburn, we offer a classic Montessori education enhanced with a Reggio Emilia inspired art and science enrichment experience.

Mission: We understand what matters most to you. Our school is so much more than merely a place where your child has the opportunity to learn and grow. We strive to not only be the BEST in early childhood education; but to care for, nurture, and inspire your child while providing a unique community we like to call the Montessori Kids Universe family.

The Difference between Montessori Daycare and Traditional Daycare

Are you wondering about the difference between Montessori Daycare and Traditional Daycare? Check out our blog! Montessori daycare programs differ from traditional daycares in a few key ways. Montessori stands out as an approach that fosters independence and other...

Happy Kwanzaa to all of our MKU Families

Merry Christmas to all of our MKU Families!

10 Reasons To Involve The Kids In The Kitchen | Fun With Kids

Don’t take on the holiday cooking all by yourself. It’s good for your child's development to help out with cooking! Why should we cook with our kids? Getting kids involved in cooking is helping them to develop their fine motor skills, eye hand coordination, learning what is healthy and what is not and even early co

Happy Hanukkah to all our MKU families!

Have a Happy and Blessed Yule!

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This practical activity with kitchen tongs to pick up small objects introduces the pincer grip which is essential for learning to write. Check out our custom curriculum today! Montessori Kids Universe provides infant to kindergarden childrens MKU Enrichment using Davinci Kids, Gardening, Music, Cooking, Foreign Languages and Yoga.

We love being able to provide an authentic Montessori Education to the children in our community!

We love being able to provide an authentic Montessori Education to the children in our community!

“The wider the range of possibilities we offer children, the more intense will be their motivations and the richer their experiences” – Loris Malaguzzi

8 activities to get kids outdoors in cold weather

The cold never bothered you anyway! Even if it does. It’s important to children's health to play outside. Check out this helpful guide for encouraging outdoor play in the cold. Dr. Pooja Tandon encourages children and families to get outdoors, even when it's cold. She offers tips and winter activities for families.

Absorbent Mind Child Education in Day Care Montessori Kids Universe

The Absorbent Mind in the first six years of a child's life are when their mind absorbs information like a sponge and their character forms. Learn all about it here: Montessori Absorbent Mind describes a unique time in life where the brain absorbs information like a sponge. This special period occurs when...

How to Teach about The Nutcracker Ballet: Fun Hands-on Activities

Taking your kids to see the Nutcracker Ballet this holiday season? Check out these helpful activities to help teach your children about the classic holiday ballet and its history. Fun ideas for teaching children about Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet as well as specific hands-on activities for each the Nutcracker's various movements.

Children love to learn and do what adults are doing. Utilize their desire to learn and encourage them to do tasks on their own.

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Potty Training the Montessori Way and Toilet Learning for Children

Potty Training is a tough challenge for every parent. Try out a new method by doing Potty Training the Montessori way. Montessori Potty Training differs from most traditional approaches in several ways. Mostly, traditional method are quick fixes. Toilet training differs...

It is important to ask your child about what the are learning. If they can teach it to you, then they truly understand!

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How to Make Time for Having Fun With Your Kids

In the hustle and bustle of the school year it can be hard to make time for your family. Check out this helpful guide to maximizing your time together for those meaningful memories! Find time to bond with your kids by using these tips to free up your weekends for what really matters: spending quality time together.

Happy Thanksgiving!

“The goal of early childhood education should be to activate the child's own natural desire to learn” — Maria Montessori

How To Talk To Kids About Thanksgiving

Check out this article about teaching children to understand the complexities of Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a holiday with a complicated history. So some teachers have developed strategies to teach it to young students.

That Magical Moment Your Preschooler Starts Coloring Inside the Lines

Don’t forget to celebrate even the little milestones! The smallest things can be signs of big changes! It seems to happen overnight: Your child goes off to preschool, a master of scribbling. Then, she hands you a piece of artwork that shows she’s tried to color inside the lines for the first time. It’s a big moment — and you deserve to do your proud parent dance as you tape that page to the fri...

Reggio Inspired Curriculum DaVinci Kids Montessori School Daycare

Learn all about our Davinci Kids curriculum inspired by Da Reggio Emilia. Children have unique learning styles. Not all classroom environments are conducive to all children’s needs. Our Reggio inspired curriculum is better than...

8 Fun and Free Thanksgiving Activities for Kids

Celebrate Thanksgiving with these fun and simple child friendly activities! A list of free Thanksgiving activities for kids such as games, worksheets, printable cards, recipes, coloring pages, and more Thanksgiving fun.

45 Easy Thanksgiving Crafts That Double as Decorations

Spend quality time with your kids in a way that stimulates their creativity and helps you prepare for the holidays! Talk about a win-win.

Learn Music’s Effects on Brain Development and Child Behavior

Music can have a powerful and positive effect on your child’s development! Check out all the different ways Music can affect your child! Learn how music has many positive effects on the brain development of children and adolescents, as well as how to use it to bring you closer to your kids.

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.” — Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist

40+ Fall Activities That the Whole Family Will Love

Fall is upon us but it will be over in a flash! Be sure to take the time to do some of these fun Autumnal activities with your families! If it involves leaf peeping, count me in.

Christmas Activities for Kids

Looking for fun and affordable things to do with your children this holiday season? Check out this simple guide to inexpensive Holiday activities. Looking free or cheap Christmas activities to do with your kids? Check out 12 traditional holiday activities that children of all ages will love for years to come.

Happy Veteran's Day and thank you to all of those who are currently serving, have served, and their families. We are grateful for your sacrifice and for protecting our freedom.

How to Teach Children to Be Grateful (7-Day Gratitude Challenge)

Gratitude is one of the most important virtues we can pass on to our children. Check out these simple and helpful tips for teaching gratitude! How do we, as parents or educators, teach children gratitude, such an abstract skill? We are here to help with TWO valuable resources: 7-Day Gratitude Challenge for Children includes eight printable worksheets to be completed together with a challenge buddy. It's a great activity to do at home as a....

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Any day is magical in the eyes of a child. Foster their wonder and curiosity! Check out for more on this! Montessori Kids Universe or MKU is a top-rated preschool, daycare, nursery school & kindergarten school franchise. Nurture Inspire Educate

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Our Montessori curriculum can inspire creativity, individuality, and positive social development in your child! Check out to learn more! Montessori Kids Universe or MKU is a top-rated preschool, daycare, nursery school & kindergarten school franchise. Nurture Inspire Educate

Montessori Method -Learning Through False Fatigue - Best Day Care

Maria Montessori knew the power of working with false fatigue. In the Montessori Method there are three hour morning work cycle. Many people are skeptical when they hear about this Montessori Method.

Montessori at home: Kids need to learn self-care, too

Take the Montessori method home with you and teach your little ones the power of self-care! In Montessori classrooms, self-care is considered just as important for young children as academics. Learning to identify their physical needs, and begin to take care of them, is a huge step for these little people—and we are sometimes the biggest thing standing in their way.We’re so often in a ...


What is Montessori Education? — Montessori Northwest - Montessori Teacher Training & Professional Development in Portland, Oregon

Do you know about the different stages of Montessori? Check out this link! Montessori is a method of education that is based on self-directed activity, hands-on learning and collaborative play. In Montessori classrooms children make creative choices in their learning, while the classroom and the highly trained teacher offer age-appropriate activities to guide the process.....

One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.

Learning how to cook is an important skill our students will use for a life time!

Maria Montessori and AMI — Montessori Northwest - Montessori Teacher Training & Professional Development in Portland, Oregon

How much do you know about Maria Montessori? Dr. Maria Montessori (1870-1952) was an Italian physician and anthropologist who devoted her life to understanding how children develop socially, intellectually, physically, and spiritually. By carefully observing children all over the world, she discovered universal patterns of development which ar...

Halloween is coming up! Here are 3 safety tips for your child!
1) Add reflective tape to costumes
2) Make sure children know how to dial 911 in case of emergency
3) Let children know the danger of petting pets that aren't theirs. Stay safe out there!

It is better to learn numbers by sight, sound, and feel!

Easy Ways to Use Montessori At Home | Wellness Mama

Looking for easy ways to use Montessori at home? These simple principles can help you incorporate Montessori at home for child-led learning with scaled furniture, workstations and resources

The greatest sign of success for a teacher... is to be able to say, ’The children are now working as if I did not exist.’

A Montessori approach to toilet training - The Montessori Notebook

Are you looking for toilet learning ideas? Here are my Montessori tips for potty and toilet training

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20108 Ashburn Village Blvd
Ashburn, VA

General information

TOUR OUR SCHOOL We strongly encourage you to visit our school to see the MKU difference for yourself. Feel free to call us at 571-365-0050, or simply schedule a visit online.

Opening Hours

Monday 06:30 - 18:30
Tuesday 06:30 - 18:30
Wednesday 06:30 - 18:30
Thursday 06:30 - 18:30
Friday 06:30 - 18:30
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