Cinquegranelli Montessori has been serving children and families in the Sunset Hill/Ballard area since 1989. Our school offers a child-centered, learning environment for children 3 to 6 years old. It is a half-day program that runs Tuesday through Friday. Montessori philosophy and Italian language are the key emphases of our program.At Cinquegranelli we strive to create an environment where children learn at their own pace, guided by their intrinsic developmental needs. It is our responsibility to recognize such needs and to guide them to works that satisfy their hunger for learning. It is our intention that each child become competent, confident, creative, and respectful human beings.Our work and philosophy are guided by the pedagogic philosophy of Maria Montessori: Specialties : Cinquegranelli Montessori offers a child-centered, learning environment for children 2 1/2 to 6 years old. Montessori philosophy and Italian language are the key emphasis of our program.