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Karuna in the community

Children make Sweet Donation

Karuna Montessori Pre-School children at Narraweena are handing over their lolly haul from Halloween trick or treating to the NSW Rural Fire Service. A service spokesman said it was happy to accept the donation to hand out to volunteer firefighters. Once the fires...

Children wear hearts on sleeves and help others

Children at Narraweena preschool are being encouraged to think about others from a young age. For the past two weeks they have been collecting clothes to donate to Rough Threads, a charity which provides clothing to the homeless and families in crisis.  Karuna...

A century of Montessori

Method Rising in Popularity Montessori education is rising in popularity on the northern beaches, a local director says. Karuna Montessori School director Margaret Wayland said increased awareness about Montessori, which is celebrating 100 years in Australia this...

Clock off from Rat Race

Do you ever wonder how we could stop the world from spinning at such a fast pace or perhaps just long enough to give us time to connect with the things we treasure most? If you consider the current economic climate and the fact that many baby boomers are now working...

School’s Claims Confirmed

Karuna Montessori Preschool provides an environment where each child is respected as an individual, is nurtured to acquire a love of learning and peacefully and confidently go about their tasks.  Too good to be true?  Not according to Freshwater vet Mark Campbell who...

Ambos Roll up for Tots

Teaching kids what to do in an emergency is among the most important tasks adults need to teach kids. At Karuna Montessori Pre-School at Narraweena they took the process further so the children, aged three to six, could meet members of the emergency services. Last...

Home and hosed – well, almost

Excitement was at fever pitch when Dee Why Fire Brigade visited Karuna Montessori Preschool. Thirty children aged 3 to 6, including Sascha Maclean, 5, (pictured) had the chance to look over a fire engine and chat with firies. Manly Daily, 20 June...