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Teaching Montessori in the Home: Pre-School Years: The Pre-School Years (Teaching Montessori in the Home)

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Claim quality togetherness with your child and fully enjoy the sensitive and formative years from two to five by adopting proven teaching techniques in your own home. This acclaimed guide puts the entire range of the Montessori system within your reach, so you can make the most of your child?s vital years. Teaching Montessori in the Home has already helped thousands of parents with the techniques, exercises, and easy-to-make Montessori materials that are essential for success. It demonstrates how you can develop your child?s sensory awareness and practical life skills, as well as lay the foundation of preliminary reading, writing, and math. The author is recognized as one of the most influential proponents of the Montessori method in the United States and throughout the world due to her concise, accessible writing style. This bestselling book grants you the opportunity to teach your child at home and gain a truly rewarding experience. ?Hainstock takes great pains here to offer the reader a very thoughtful yet concise introduction to the Montessori philosophy.? ?from Lee Havis?s introduction.

Synopsis:

This book has already helped thousands of parents connect with their children by introducing them at home to the dynamic Montessori method of education. The techniques, exercises, and easy-to-make Montessori materials presented here instill a sense of discovery and awareness in your child, and serve as an essential foundation for future learning. Covering the pre-school years from ages two to five, the lessons focus on reading and writing, mathematics, sensory awareness, and practical life skills. Updated and revised, this guide puts the entire range of the Montessori system within your reach, so you can make the most of your child's vital years.

About the Author

Certified as a Montessori teacher by St. Nicholas Training Centre in London, and active on behalf of the method since 1960, Elizabeth G. Hainstock became a Montessori consultant for the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in 1971. She currently sits on the board of the International Montessori Society and makes her home in San Juan Bautista, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Lee Havis

Part I - Montessori in the Home

An Introduction to Teaching Montessori in the Home

Maria Montessori: Her Life and Her Method

The Importance of the Early Years

Preparing Your Home School

Prepared Environment for the Home

Part II - Practical-Life Exercises

The Practical Situation:

Opening and Closing Drawers

Busy Board or Dressing Frames

Pouring Rice

Dusting

Carrying a Chair

Folding a Napkin

Setting a Table

Washing Dishes

Washing Hands

Washing a Table

Sweeping the Floor

Polishing Silver

Shining Shoes

Lacing a Shoe

Tying a Bow

Finger-Dexterity Exercises:

Bead Stringing

Bottles and Tops

Using a Dropper

Cutting

Painting and Coloring

Doing Puzzles

Sewing

Nature Study and Geography

Part III - Early Sensorial Exercises

The Sensorial Situation:

The Three-Period Lesson

The Tower

Cylinders and Solid Insets

Fabric Basket

Thermal Bottles

Button Games, Part 1

Button Games, Part 2

Rough and Smooth Boards

Silence Game

Walking the Line

Basic Tablets

Mystery Bag

Sound Bottles

Color Tablets

Scent Bottles

Geometric Insets, Part 1

Geometric Insets, Part 2

Geometric Shapes

Naming the Colors

Part IV - Reading and Writing Exercises

Language Development:

Sandpaper Letters

The Correct Way to Write Letters

Command Cards

Pictures and Sounds

The Movable Alphabet

Part V - Arithmetic Exercises

Arithmetic Development:

Number Rods

The Spindle Box

Sandpaper Numbers

Writing Numbers

The Correct Way to Write Numbers

Number Progression

Number Progression Chart

Measuring Exercises

Part VI - Home Montessori Equipment

How to Make Your Equipment:

Paint and Play Dough

Busy Board

Individual Dressing Frames

Baric Tablets

Command Cards

Rough and Smooth Boards

Scent Bottles

Sound Bottles

Thermal Bottles

Color Tablets

Color Circles

Spindle Box

Pictures and Sounds

Movable Alphabet

Sandpaper Numbers and Letters

Geometric Insets

Number Rods and Numbers

Appendix:

Montessori Terms

Educational Toys

Selected Reading

Product Details

ISBN:
9780452279094
Author:
Hainstock, Elizabeth G.
Author:
Davis, Lee
Author:
Hainstock, Elizabeth G.
Publisher:
Plume Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Home Schooling
Subject:
Experimental Methods
Subject:
Education, preschool
Subject:
Montessori method of education
Subject:
Education, Preschool -- Parent participation.
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New updated ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series:
Teaching Montessori in the Home
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.98x5.38x.39 in. .25 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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"Synopsis" by , This book has already helped thousands of parents connect with their children by introducing them at home to the dynamic Montessori method of education. The techniques, exercises, and easy-to-make Montessori materials presented here instill a sense of discovery and awareness in your child, and serve as an essential foundation for future learning. Covering the pre-school years from ages two to five, the lessons focus on reading and writing, mathematics, sensory awareness, and practical life skills. Updated and revised, this guide puts the entire range of the Montessori system within your reach, so you can make the most of your child's vital years.
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