Whispering Oak Montessori Academy

Citrus Heights

Encouraging independent, self-directed learning for life in a child-centered environment. Offering care for Infant through Kindergarten while promoting an international community valuing peace, respect for others and pride in individual differences.

Mon-Fri, 7:30am-5:30pm
6 weeks to 6 years

Recent Articles

Meet Paige… Bringing Imagination to Life Through Art

By Shannon Smith Paige’s mom, Sara recently wrote in to Sacramento Parent to share her daughter’s love of drawing. Paige is a ten-year-old, self-taught artist who finds inspiration from her friends, animals and music. She lives in Elk Grove and she loves having a big family, with two younger sisters and a little brother. Her…

Garden Markers

By Lady DIY Some of my favorite memories from childhood are times spent helping my mom in our garden. Now that I have kids of my own, I’ve continued the gardening tradition with my three boys. There is nothing better than enjoying fresh fruit or vegetables straight from your own yard! I find my kids…

Top 4th of July Fireworks Shows & Festivities

Have a blast at these spectacular patriotic events. June 30th & July 1st Home Land Concert 7pm at Auburn Library Amphitheater A patriotic concert performed by the Placer Pops Chorale in partnership with Auburn Grace Community Church. www.PlacerPops.com Celebrate America 4pm at Twin Oaks Park Both days include a kid’s zone with inflatables, food vendors,…

How to Keep Children Safe at Summer Pool and Hot Tub Parties

By Sue LaPLante As summer approaches, you might find yourself and your family invited to pool and hot tub parties by friends and family. While your first priority is to have a great time at these parties, you also need to teach your children how to be safe around pools and hot tubs. We have…

An Interview with the UC Davis MIND Institute

A Treasure Box of Resources for Neurodevelopmental Disorders By Michelle Kopkash Though Greater Sacramento is known for its Gold Rush days, it’s today’s landscape, rich with contemporary gems providing services to families, that makes this spot a viable, booming location. One such gem is the UC Davis MIND Institute (short for “Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental…

Being Mikey’s Dad

By Michael McDonald I remember the day Mikey was born incredibly clearly. As soon as I saw him, my world was immediately and forever different. From the corners of my eyes, immense love and incredible relief flowed in streams. Here he was—in the world, moving, and healthy. Mikey had arrived. It was overwhelming. All the…

Benefits of a Sandwich Family

10 Lessons My Kids Learned By Having Papa Live With Us By Jesse Neve Age 52 is too young to find out you have Alzheimer’s. But, my dad did. When he moved in with us, he was 55 and our kids were 1, 3, 5 and 7. The journey over the next twelve years was…

Bookmarking the Great Outdoors

By Lady DIY If your kids are anything like mine, a camping trip typically means that we’ll be bringing home a lot of natural souvenirs. Feathers, rocks, sand and flowers are common keepsakes. This month’s Crafty project is a great way to preserve some of those memories. Supplies Needed: Pressed flowers Cardstock (this is a…

Beyond the Shirt & Tie: Gifts for Dad

By Pam Molnar Shopping for Father’s Day is tough. They rarely give us hints and if they want really something, they usually go out and buy it for themselves. Here are dozens of gift ideas for the dads in your life. The Foodie/Grill Master Dollar Store Finds: Oven mitts, grill cleaners, butane lighters, meat thermometers…

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