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Marva Collins Cottage School

A Community of Learners

At Marva Collins Cottage School, we engage students' passions and growing sense of purpose. We will teach the skills necessary for life success and inspire students to contribute positively to the community. We embrace the 'learn by doing' philosophy. Check out our site to discover all that we have to offer!

 

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We're Building!

We are looking forward to the construction of our primary classroom!  Our cottage house will be the perfect learning space for our indoor educational pursuits.  Please support us and donate to the Marva Collins Cottage School Building Fund.

“Follow the child.”

Dr. Maria Montessori

 

Upcoming Events

  • Little City Preschool Playgroup - Wee Love Math™
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, May 25
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    May 25, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    For less than a cup of coffee your preschoolers can have STEM fun with friends! $20 Annual Family Membership includes 8 sessions per year for all of the preschoolers in your family. The Spring 2022 theme is Wee Love Math™. Join us for circle time, a hands-on activity, and outdoor play!
  • Little City Preschool Playgroup - Imagineers
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Aug 24
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    Aug 24, 10:30 AM – Nov 09, 11:30 AM
    Falls Church, VA, USA
    Children ages 2-4 years will have STEM fun with friends! The Fall 2022 theme is Imagineers. Join us for circle time, a hands-on activity, and outdoor play! This is a 4-day event on August 24, September 14, October 12 and November 9 at 10:30 am each day.
  • Open House
    Wed, Aug 31
    Our Classroom
    Aug 31, 6:00 PM
    Our Classroom
    Happy Birthday Mrs. Collins!
  • Primary Pals
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Sep 07
    shared privately w/ registered families
    Sep 07, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
    shared privately w/ registered families, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Have an appointment or meeting you can't miss? Need to focus on homeschool with another child in your family? Looking for a fun, safe & educational environment for a few hours? MCCS offers Primary Pals, a half day, drop-in enrichment program, for ages 3-7 years.
  • Coding Unplugged Level 1: Algorithms
    Wed, Sep 07
    shared privately w/ registered families
    Sep 07, 10:30 AM – Sep 28, 11:30 AM
    shared privately w/ registered families, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Children ages 5-7 years will explore the first aspect of coding, algorithms. Worried about screen time? This series is unplugged, without the use of devices! This is a two-part class on September 7 and 28 at 10:30-11:30 am.
  • Eager Readers Literacy Club
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Sep 07
    shared privately w/ registered families
    Sep 07, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    shared privately w/ registered families, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Weekly small group instruction for emergent readers beginning their phonemic awareness journey. Learners will experience phonics-based instruction in an environment that fosters a love of literature!
  • Makers Series: Homes Around the World
    Mon, Sep 12
    shared privately w/ registered families
    Sep 12, 1:30 PM – Sep 16, 2:30 PM
    shared privately w/ registered families, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Children ages 6-9 years will discover the many types of structures people call home around the world. Using the engineering design process, they will design and build their own unique home. This is a three-part class on September 12, 14 and 16 at 1:30-2:30 pm.
  • Tell Me A Story
    Wed, Sep 21
    shared privately w/ registered families
    Sep 21, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    shared privately w/ registered families, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Children ages 5-7 years will learn about the art of storytelling. Does every story need to follow an arc? Are books meant to always teach a lesson? As they explore wordless picture books and story cards, the students will create their own stories and answer these and other questions for themselves.
  • Family Information Session
    Sat, Oct 01
    Webinar
    Oct 01, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Webinar
  • Robotics Level 1
    Wed, Oct 05
    shared privately w/ registered families
    Oct 05, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
    shared privately w/ registered families, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Children ages 5-7 years will explore computer science and robotics with programmable floor robots. Students are able to learn algorithms, sequencing and problem solving.
  • Celebrations of Light Around the World
    Wed, Nov 09
    shared privately w/ registered families
    Nov 09, 1:30 PM – Dec 14, 2:30 PM
    shared privately w/ registered families, Falls Church, VA, USA
    Each week children ages 6-9 years will learn about holiday celebrations of light. As we adventure around the world, we will also learn traditional holiday songs on the handbells. This is a six-week class on Wednesdays, November 9 - December 14 at 1:30-2:30p.
  • Family Information Session
    Sat, Nov 12
    Webinar
    Nov 12, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
    Webinar
  • Family Information Session
    Sat, Dec 17
    Webinar
    Dec 17, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Webinar
 
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Contact Us

(703) 942-9817

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