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Welcome to the OMS Parent Resource Center!

These recommended sources and books have been carefully selected to complement the Montessori Method.




  • Montessori Madness: A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education, by Trevor Eissler
  • Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, by Angeline Lillard
  • The Absorbent Mind, by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • The Secret of Childhood, by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work, by E.M. Standing
  • Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three, by Lynn Jessen and Paula Polk Lillard

***There is a variety of reading materials and DVD’s in the OMS library available for checkout anytime***


  • Michael Olaf Montessori – Quality Montessori toys for children ages 0-12.
  • Small Hands – A variety of  materials and toys to enhance the home environment (mainly for children 3-6).  Please use our school code when ordering (this gives OakHaven credit towards classroom supplies): 224223.

For our wonderful OakHaven parents:


OakHaven Montessori School is a private pre-school and elementary school serving children ages 2.5-12.  We are located in the O’Fallon/Dardenne Prairie area of St. Charles county.  

We would love to meet you and show you around our beautiful school!  Please call today for a personal tour (636) 978-4440.