Early Learning

Early learning (preschool) education with family support has been demonstrated to be a critical component of kindergarten and elementary school success. Wooden Cross is committed to helping support young children and their families in the Cottage Lake area by offering a facility and two programs that are designed to prepare children for a positive school experience.

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AcornAcorn Montessori is a small school housed at Wooden Cross.  Director Yasmin Virjee provides her students with a warm and nurturing environment where children develop a love of learning through literature, music, reading, writing, mathematics, science and geography.


The school accepts children ages 2 ½ - 6 years. It offers both a morning program and an afternoon program.  The morning program is for all children from 8:50 AM to 12:00 NOON.  The afternoon time offers a Pre-K, Kindergarten program, as well as an enrichment program for 4 -6 year olds from 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM.


Children are guided and directed in their work by a trained Montessori Teacher with a strong academic background in Education.  She is always ready to support and also encourage the children, so they can thrive emotionally, physically and academically.


The school is located at Wooden Cross Lutheran Church in Woodinville and is surrounded by nature’s beauty.  Acorn Montessori is a safe environment that provides a rich environment for learning.


You are invited to come and visit the school to observe the wonderful program offered.  Your child will gain an amazing experience in science, math, reading, writing, literature, music and geography with lots of hands-on experiences providing for a strong, solid foundation in education.

Click HERE for a program brochure.


Yasmin Virjee 

Acorn Montessori Preschool

17401 198th Avenue NE

Woodinville, WA  98077

(425) 949-7353