The Cobb School, Montessori

(860) 658-1144

112 Sand Hill Rd

Simsbury, CT 06070

The Cobb School, Montessori

Parent Infant Community

Parent Infant Community

Enjoy sacred time for one-on-one bonding and exploring with your child. Connect with other parents. Our Parent Infant Group is set in a safe and beautiful environment prepared just for you and your child. Each session is facilitated by a Montessori-trained teacher, who serves as a guide and model for parents and infants as they explore the environment.

Our Parent Infant Community begins a baby’s education by providing guidance and support for parents in an environment dedicated to infant development.

Free Parent & Infant Group

  • for parents or caregivers and their babies (birth-12 months)
  • for anyone expecting a baby

Open to the public

Join a supportive community of parents, caregivers and their babies who come together to learn, share experiences and provide support.

Each session will feature an overview and discussion of a topic pertaining to infant development, such as:

  • Preparing the optimal home environment
  • Language development
  • Development of movement – fine and gross motor skills
  • Toileting and dressing
  • Montessori philosophy

Fall 2018 Session

Fridays 10:30am – 11:30am Biweekly

Session Date and Topic

10/5  – How to Prepare the Home Environment for Independence

10/19 – Born Explorers: How the human tendency and sensitive period of exploration will help navigate your child to success

11/2  – Language – Talk to Me: Your grandmother’s wisdom meets contemporary research on gifts of engagement

             Little Sponges: What is the unconscious absorbent mind and how does it affect language development?

11/16 – Movin’ and Grooving: What are the subtle milestones of infancy and how do they affect further development

11/30 – Observation: A tool of understanding

12/14  – Help Me Do It Myself: The road to independence; toileting and dressing


Facilitator: Cobb Director of Young Children’s Community, Jamie Gilbert, has a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education and is a trainted A to I (toddler) Montessori teacher. Jamie, along with special guests, will guide you through this unique program covering essential topics in infant care and development through the Montessori lens.


Registration for Parent Infant Course

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Parent Infant Group Dates

Friday, Oct 5 | 10:30-11:30am
Friday, Oct 19 | 10:30-11:30am
Friday, Nov 2 | 10:30-11:30am
Friday, Nov 16 | 10:30-11:30am
Friday, Nov 30 | 10:30-11:30am
Friday, Dec 14 | 10:30-11:30am

If you have any questions, please email Andrea Boden, Director of Communications at