Sun Fern Montessori Children's House is a year round in-home Montessori school for children ages 2.5-6 in the South Tabor neighborhood of Portland, Oregon.  

Tara Cunningham has 22 years experience working as a Montessori guide, of which the last 11 years have been in her wonderful in home program, Sun Fern Montessori Children's House. Her approach to teaching has a strong emphasis in community, nature, and nurturing the spirit of the child. In addition to the core curriculum based on traditional Montessori materials and lessons, children will enjoy tending and cooking from the garden, doing yoga, and exploring nature. She teaches with warmth and compassion, and a constant eye toward creating love and respect among our little group.

We are currently acccepting applications for the 2024-2025 school year. Please contact us at if you are interested in scheduling a tour or would like to be put on the waiting list. 

- Tara Cunningham, AMI Montessori Guide
- Chris Cunningham, Partner / Assistant