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Childs Play Montessori Games And Activities

Childs Play Montessori Games And Activities

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For children, playing is learning, and this appealing book is filled with more than 60 Montessori-inspired play-and-learn ideas that parents and kids can enjoy together. The games are arranged progressively, starting with simple games for infants and advancing to games and activities suitable for active toddlers. Each game description includes instructions for play, items and materials needed, and suggested related play activities for parents and their toddlers. The games and activities described include-- Variations on hide and seek Mirror fun Guessing various sounds Touch and texture games Aiming a ball at a target Dancing to music Role-playing games Developing language skill through stories The alphabet game Outdoor activities, including nature walks. . . and more. Parents are also encouraged to make up new games on their own with their children, always being clear in their own minds about the aim of each activity. The Montessori approach to learning emphasizes the idea that game-playing details need not always go according to original plan, but might lead children along new, unexpected paths of discovery. Features include color illustrations on most pages, and timelines to guide parents through typical children's learning stages. Editorial Reviews From the Inside Flap (back cover) Child's Play is an activity book jam-packed with more than sixty Montessori-inspired play-and-learn ideas for parents to enjoy with their children. Activities are designed for ages one to three. Parents can also track their child's development on a sensory-themed timeline. Includes: Fun with mirrors Sand and water games Color matching Sights and sounds Dances to music Story games Singing Outdoor activities such as nature collages and walks Another enlightening guide for parents by Maja Pitamic Teach Me to Do It Myself (front flap) Child's Play contains more than sixty activities to help parents enjoy, encourage, and assist in their child's key developmental stages. The emphasis is on fun and play as your child begins to explore the surrounding world. Divided into six chapters, the book explores the development of the senses, coordination, art, movement, language, and nature. The activities are simple to set up and follow, and they require no specialized knowledge or materials. Templates that relate to the activities can be found at the back of the book. With engaging ideas to improve movement, dexterity, creativity, and memory, Child's Play offers infants and parents the chance to play together while learning and developing the child's key early skills and abilities. (back flap) Maja Pitamic is also the author of Teach Me to Do It Myself, the successful activity book for ages three to five, published in North America by Barron's. She has more than fifteen years' experience teaching young children and holds degrees in both art history and Montessori Teacher Training. Dr. Claire McCarthy is Director of Pediatrics at Martha Eliot Health Center in Boston and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. About the Author Maja Pitamic is qualified in Montessori Teacher Training, her specialization being in Early Years teaching. She has worked with children who have special educational needs, developing their skills through dance, movement, games, and gymnastics. It is through her association with the parents of her students that Maja has realized the demand for practical play-and-workbooks for parents and their children. She is also the author of Teach Me to Do It Myself, another Montessori-inspired teaching book, published in North America by Barron's. Dr. Claire McCarthy is Director of Pediatrics at Martha Eliot Health Center in Boston and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
Author: Maja Pitamic
ISBN: 9780764142413
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: 8.7 x 7.3 x 0.5 inches

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