Montessori Preschool in Auckland

"Smart Start will provide preschools where all activities are guided by Maria Montessori’s 
vision of holistic development – cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual growth. 
In so doing, Smart Start will cultivate a child’s education for living a purposeful life."



Kia Ora, Hello and Welcome to Smart Start Montessori Preschool.

Our Montessori Preschools in Auckland are located in Mt Eden and Balmoral. We offer 
a well balanced early childhood education programme using the Montessori method of 
teaching which provides for the whole development of the child and respects their emotional, 
spiritual, physical and moral development. Maximum involvement between home and 
preschool is always encouraged.

The children work co-operatively in a mixed age child care setting where values of respect 
and independence are cultivated. Children develop tools for learning and master academic 
skills. They learn to concentrate, self-initiate, problem solve and organise themselves.

We provide a structured learning environment - prepared into four general areas - the areas 
focus on: practical life, the five senses, language and maths. Classes are limited to 20 children 
(a ratio of 10 children to one teacher) to create an intimate learning environment.

Our children's happiness and security is paramount, nurturing their desire and enthusiasm to lea