Toddler I


Class Overview

Our Toddler I Program Introduces Children to the Montessori Method

Toddler I Classroom

Our Toddler I Montessori program begins introducing the Montessori Method to our students. We spend time on language development, exploration through free movement and play, build gross motor skills, explore colors, shapes, and even incorporate a music and movement program. We have fun and enjoy introducing the children to learning, school, playing with others and beginning Montessori works.

  • Language Development
  • Art, Music and Physical Education
  • Gross Motor Development Through Play
  • Practical Life Skills Development

Age Group: 9-18 Months Old
Class Size: 6-12 Children

Toddler I Class Educators

Elizabeth Hahn

Head of School

Elizabeth Hahn

Lead Teacher, Toddler I

Elizabeth Hahn is the Toddler I Lead Teacher and has been with MES since 2019.


Ms. Hahn received a BA from Magdalen College in Warner, NH where she studied literature, philosophy, and music. It was there that she was first introduced to Montessori. She worked in childcare for several years before joining MES.  


MS. Hahn has been married for 8 years and has 2 wonderful sons (one who still attends MES!). She loves spending time with her family and also enjoys knitting and reading. She feels blessed to be a part of the MES family and can’t wait to see what the future holds.

Lydia Bang

Associate Teacher, Toddler I

Lydia Bang

Associate Teacher, Toddler I

Lydia Bang is the Toddler I Associate and has been with MES since 2020.


Ms. Bang has over 9 years experience working with children ages 1-5 as both a Lead Teacher and an Assistant. Ms. Bang is still working to complete her degree in Child Development Education.


Ms.Bang moved to Texas in July 2017 from Seattle, Washington with her husband. Her husband is an Electrician. Ms. Bang also has two cats she loves named Kammi and Ukee.


In her spare time she likes to watch Netflix movies and enjoys traveling! Her favorite time of the year is Fall.


Ms. Bang stresses that communication between parents and teachers is key to a successful learning environment.

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Montessori Episcopal School is the only Christian Montessori school in Denton county.

We have been serving Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village toddlers through kindergartners for the past 50+ years.


Montessori Episcopal School turns preschoolers into independent creative thinkers. Our programs have:

  • Individualized instruction on each child
  • Weekly Library, Art, PE, Music, and Spanish
  • Biblical training through weekly chapel


  • A focus on whole-child learning, including physical, education and spiritual development
  • A natural, maker-space playground and garden
  • Passionate, long-tenured teachers
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