Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three by Paula Polk Lillard

Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home, from Birth to Age Three

byPaula Polk Lillard, Lynn Lillard Jessen

Kobo ebook | December 18, 2008

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What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the youngest infants? This authoritative and accessible book answers these and many other questions. Based on Dr. Maria Montessori's instructions for raising infants, its comprehensive exploration of the first three years incorporates the furnishings and tools she created for the care and comfort of babies. From the design of the baby's bedroom to the child-sized kitchen table, from diet and food preparation to clothing and movement, the authors provide guidance for the establishment of a beautiful and serviceable environment for babies and very young children. They introduce concepts and tasks, taking into account childrens' 'sensitive periods' for learning such skills as dressing themselves, food preparation, and toilet training. Brimming with anecdote and encouragement, and written in a clear, engaging style, Montessori from the Start is a practical and useful guide to raising calm, competent, and confident children.

Title:Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home, from Birth to Age ThreeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:December 18, 2008Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0307558037

ISBN - 13:9780307558039

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent read An absolute must have book for parents, grandparents, and anyone else closely involved with the care of young children. Great practical ideas as well for ways of involving children in the day to day running of the home and for helping them become all that they can be in a confident manner.
Date published: 2013-01-29