Officials with Montessori Kids Universe announced June 7 they will open the second San Antonio location in Stone Oak at 24170 N. US 281 in the fall.

According to a news release, Montessori Kids Universe is a family of early childhood preschools serving infants though kindergarten, blending the Montessori teaching style of learning and collaborative play with MKU’s proprietary enrichment curriculum called DaVinci Kids.

Representatives with Montessori Kids Universe said the Stone Oak location is a recently acquired space and is undergoing a renovation. MKU has more than 15 locations, including one near Shavano Park.

MKU officials said the program is known for its approach to education, which focuses on individualized learning and hands-on experiences that help children develop critical thinking, problem-solving and social skills.

The Stone Oak site will offer a dual-language program, yoga, gardening, cooking, and other amenities and opportunities, MKU representatives said.