About our Maple Grove Community

Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove, Minnesota is a leading Montessori school offering childcare and Montessori education programs for infants from 6 weeks old to children through 6 years of age. Located in the Maple Grove community, Step By Step Montessori offers before-school and after-school care as well as summer programs for children up to age 8.

Maple Grove, MN

Maple Grove is a vibrant community in the Twin Cities metro area with every amenity of a large city yet the charm of a small town. Located in the northwest corner of the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, Maple Grove is just twenty minutes from Minneapolis and forty-five minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport.

Residents of Maple Grove enjoy quality healthcare, year-round recreation, and an excellent standard of living. The city is a great place for commerce with a solid business community in which many highly regarded businesses continue to thrive.  A hub for retail development in Minnesota, Maple Grove is home to many prominent retail complexes such as The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes and The Grove Square shopping mall. The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes is one of the largest shopping centers in the state.

Nature lovers can discover seven different lakes within Maple Grove, as well as over 1,000 acres and 36 miles of meticulously maintained parks and trails and 48 playgrounds. Elm Creek Park Reserve, a 4,900-acre park, offers dozens of activities including skiing, camping, hiking, swimming, and tubing. The famous Angel of Hope Statue is in the Maple Grove Arboretum, a small park near Elm Creek. Town Green is another popular park, with a large pavilion perfect for outdoor concerts and performances. At the Central Park of Maple Grove, children will love playing in the interactive fountain and wandering through the garden labyrinth. There is also a large Community Center in Maple Grove that has indoor/outdoor playgrounds, ice skating, indoor/outdoor pools, and a picnic area.

The Maple Grove community is a place where residents truly enjoy living, working and playing!

Nearby Minneapolis, MN and Saint Paul, MN

Step By Step Montessori Schools of Brooklyn Park is close to Downtown Minneapolis and Downtown Saint Paul. Minneapolis and Saint Paul are known as “Twin Cities” because they are in close proximity to each other. However, both cities are independent municipalities and have defining factors that set them apart from one another. While Minneapolis is a younger city with modern skyscrapers, Saint Paul has many quaint neighborhoods and well-preserved late-Victorian architecture. The “Twin Cities” offer numerous sights to see and destinations to visit.

The Stone Arch Bridge is a popular landmark in Minneapolis. Formerly a railroad bridge, it is the only arched bridge made from stone on the entire length of the Mississippi River. The Bridge is considered a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.  The Mall of America is another must-see place near Minneapolis. With over 520 stores and 4 levels, it is the largest mall in the United States.

Como Park Zoo and Conservatory is one of the top destinations to visit in Saint Paul. This Park is free for visitors and has a zoo, conservatory, amusement park, carousel, and golf course. Children will love seeing all the different animals at the zoo, and exploring the beautiful parks and gardens. The Minnesota History Center is also great for families because it is interactive and the exhibits are constantly changing. The Minnesota History Center holds family events and concerts as well.

Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove

Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove offers high quality Montessori programs and carefully planned environments which allow children to reach their full potential. At Step By Step Montessori of Maple Grove, our dedicated, Montessori-certified teachers are specially-trained to help each child channel their strengths and discover their passions. We offer enrichment opportunities including music, foreign language, dance, and swimming lessons.

Directions from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove

Directions to Downtown Minneapolis from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove:

Downtown Minneapolis is about a 20-minute drive from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove. To get to Downtown Minneapolis, get on I-694 and head east, passing through Brooklyn Center. Before crossing the Mississippi River, take the exit for I-94 and head south. Then take exit 231B for Minneapolis where you will get onto Hennepin Avenue and pass Loring Park and Minneapolis Community and Technical College.  Once you see the Orpheum Theatre on your left, you have made it into Downtown Minneapolis!

Directions to Saint Paul from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove:

Saint Paul is about a 25-minute drive from Step By Step Montessori Schools of Maple Grove. To get to Saint Paul, get on the I-694 and head east, passing Brooklyn Center and crossing over the Mississippi River. Merge onto the I-35 in Little Canada and head South, passing Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary. Use exit 107A to exit off into Saint Paul, passing Regions Hospital. When you see the Embassy Suites by Hilton you have made it into the heart of Downtown Saint Paul!

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