How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way

This guide is based on Montessori school methods and packed with creative activities to help children discover more about their world as well as foster independence, concentration, and respect for others"--Back cover.

Author: Tim Seldin

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ISBN: 9780241286265

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Page: 208

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How To Raise An Amazing Child the Montessori Way 2nd Edition

This edition has been updated to include information about the neuroscience of child development and shares advice about screen time in the digital age, co-parenting, other family changes, and gentle discipline methods.

Author: Tim Seldin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465495452

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 208

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A parent's guide to building independence, creativity, and confidence in their children using Montessori learning techniques, written by Montessori president Tim Seldin. An international bestseller, How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way adapts Montessori teachings for easy use at home. Packed with Montessori-based preschool activities and educational games that build confidence and independence through active learning, this authoritative illustrated guide helps raise self-reliant and creative children. Celebrate physical and intellectual milestones from birth to age six with activity checklists, and encourage development through proven child-centered teaching methods. This edition has been updated to include information about the neuroscience of child development and shares advice about screen time in the digital age, co-parenting, other family changes, and gentle discipline methods. How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way shows parents how to bring the teachings of Montessori into their home to create a safe, nurturing environment for their children with clear and concise instructions.

How to Raise an Amazing Child

The book has six chapters. Why Montessori?gives a brief history of the Montessori method and explains why Montessori's discoveries are still applied and used so successfully in Montessori schools.

Author: Tim Seldin

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781405312998

Category: Child rearing

Page: 192

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How to Raise an Amazing Child is a book that celebrates the incredible period of child development between birth and six years. It takes a lively, engaging approach to a tried and trusted method of child-raising and education that is built around love and respect for children and in its turn helps children to become confident, caring and independent. The book has six chapters. Why Montessori? gives a brief history of the Montessori method and explains why Montessori's discoveries are still applied and used so successfully in Montessori schools. The author begins with the basics of loving attentive care tailored to a baby's changing needs and abilities from birth onwards and shows parents how to organise their home so that it is child-friendly with everything at the right size, orderly, and within reach to maximize opportunities for independence, freedom and developmental opportunities as their child grows. A timeline highlights the best time to try particular activities and illustrates sensitive periods for particular skills.

The Montessori Toddler

With hundreds of practical ideas for every aspect of living with a toddler, here are five principles for feeding your child’s natural curiosity, from “Trust in the child” to “Fostering a sense of wonder.” Step-by-step ways to ...

Author: Simone Davies

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 152350790X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 240

View: 585

Turn your home into a Montessori home—and become a more mindful, attentive, and easygoing parent. It’s time to change the way we see toddlers. Using the principles developed by the educator Dr. Maria Montessori, Simone Davies shows how to turn life with a “terrible two” into a mutually rich and rewarding time of curiosity, learning, respect, and discovery. With hundreds of practical ideas for every aspect of living with a toddler, here are five principles for feeding your child’s natural curiosity, from “Trust in the child” to “Fostering a sense of wonder.” Step-by-step ways to cultivate daily routines with ease, like brushing teeth, toilet-training, dealing with siblings, losing the pacifier. Plus learn how to: Stay composed when your toddler is not and set limits with love and respect—without resorting to bribes or punishment Set up your home and get rid of the chaos Create Montessori activities that are just right for your one-to-three-year-old Raise an inquisitive learner who loves exploring the world around them See the world through your toddler’s eyes and be surprised and delighted by their perspective Be your child’s guide—and truly celebrate every stage

Teach Me to Do It Myself

Guides the child step-by-step through the essential armoury of life skills, from brushing your teeth to numeracy and geography, with guidlines and suggestions for future extensions, all progressing in terms of difficulty.

Author: Maja Pitamic

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781405307017

Category: Child development

Page: 176

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When quality time is in short supply, this practical parenting book will help you give your child the best possible start in achieving essential skills and developing greater understanding of the world around them. From brushing teeth to growing a sunflower, simple activities with illustrated instructions will help you guide your child in developing and exploring their senses, co-ordination, language skills, numeracy and science interests.

Montessori from the Start

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.

Author: Paula Polk Lillard

Publisher: Schocken

ISBN: 0307558037

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 878

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.

Montessori for Every Family

This parenting book shows you how to make magical Montessori memories - every day.

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0744054184

Category: Education

Page: 192

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This parenting book shows you how to make magical Montessori memories - every day. This beautiful, modern Montessori book for parents outlines the key principles of this parenting approach and shows you how you can easily apply this at home. It provides a valuable starting point for parents to help them create a family life inspired by the ethos of Montessori. This practical parenting guide makes Montessori accessible to every parent and child, regardless of time pressures and resources. It includes: - Outlines of the Montessori principles clearly and succinctly: respect, freedom, curiosity, creativity, responsibility and independence. - Examples on how to apply these principles to everyday life - with sections on breakfast time, school/daycare drop off, school/daycare pick up, playtime, meal times, homework time, bath time and bedtime. - Demonstrations of how to apply Montessori techniques to an older child new to Montessori and how to flex and build on the techniques as your child grows up. Montessori is a unique educational philosophy created by Maria Montessori that fosters the growth of the whole child. From enjoying nature together to free time and weekends, every aspect of family life is an opportunity for meaningful engagement with your child. Montessori For Every Family offers you pragmatic, real-life advice, suitable for children of all ages, showing you how easy and natural it is to create a nourishing and empowering environment at home for everyone. Even if your child won't go to a Montessori school, a Montessori home can still be an invaluable bridge to reinforcing your child's natural curiosity and setting the foundation for lifelong learning. This is the only Montessori book that recognizes that most parents don't have the time and resources to overhaul their lives to fully embrace a parenting philosophy, but instead need practical, immediate guidance that is effective.

The Montessori Way

This book offers observations of the child in contemporary US elementary and secondary schools, as well as the more familiar 3- to 6-year-olds in nursery settings.

Author: Tim Seldin

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780974638706

Category: Montessori method of education

Page: 272

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The Montessori Baby

Drawing on principles developed by the educator Dr Maria Montessori, The Montessori Baby shows how to raise your baby from birth to age one with love, respect, insight, and a surprising sense of calm.

Author: Simone Davies

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 152351406X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

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It’s time to change the way we see babies. Drawing on principles developed by the educator Dr Maria Montessori, The Montessori Baby shows how to raise your baby from birth to age one with love, respect, insight, and a surprising sense of calm. Cowritten by Simone Davies, author of the bestselling The Montessori Toddler, and Junnifa Uzodike, it’s a book filled with hundreds of practical ideas for understanding what is actually happening with your baby, and how you can mindfully assist in their learning and development. Including how to: Prepare yourself for parenthood–physically, emotionally, intellectually, and spiritually. Become an active observer to understand what your baby is really telling you. Create Montessori spaces in your home, including “yes” spaces where nothing is off-limits. Set up activities that encourage baby’s movement and language development at their own pace Raise a secure baby who’s ready to explore the world with confidence.

Montessori Madness

The entire system must be turned on its head. This book ask parents to take a look--one thirty-minute observation--at a Montessori school. Your picture of what educations should look like will never be the same"--Back cover.

Author: Trevor Eissler

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780982283301

Category: Education

Page: 242

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"We know we need to improve our traditional school system, both public and private. But how? More homework? Better-qualified teachers? Longer school days or school years? More testing? More funding? No, no, no, no, and no. Montessori Madness! explains why the incremental steps politicians and administrators continue to propose are incremental steps politicians and administrators continue to propose are incremental steps in the wrong direction. The entire system must be turned on its head. This book ask parents to take a look--one thirty-minute observation--at a Montessori school. Your picture of what educations should look like will never be the same"--Back cover.


Baby Knows Best

Baby Knows Best is based on Gerber's belief in babies' natural abilities to develop at their own pace, without coaxing from helicoptering or hovering parents.

Author: Deborah Carlisle Solomon

Publisher: Little, Brown Spark

ISBN: 0316286753

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 610

Raise self-confident, self-reliant children using the RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers) Approach. Your baby knows more than you think. That's the heart of the principles and teachings of Magda Gerber, founder of RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers), and Educaring. Baby Knows Best is based on Gerber's belief in babies' natural abilities to develop at their own pace, without coaxing from helicoptering or hovering parents. The Educaring Approach helps parents see their infants as competent people with a growing ability to communicate, problem-solve, and self-soothe. Baby Knows Best is a comprehensive resource that shows parents how to respond to their babies' cues and signals; how to develop healthy sleep habits; why babies need uninterrupted playtime; and how to set clear, consistent limits. The result? More relaxed parents and more confident, self-reliant children.

What s My Child Thinking

Using more than 100 everyday scenarios, the book leads you through each one step by step, explaining not only your child's behavior and the psychology behind it but also your own feelings as a parent.

Author: Eileen Kennedy-Moore

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465499067

Category: Psychology

Page: 256

View: 216

Make every moment with your child count. Tap into the psychology behind your child's behavior at every stage of development, and respond with confidence. Find out what your child really means when he says "Look what I did", "But I'm not tired," or "You're embarrassing me," and discover what's really going on when he can't express himself at all. Using more than 100 everyday scenarios, the book leads you through each one step by step, explaining not only your child's behavior and the psychology behind it but also your own feelings as a parent. It then gives instant recommendations for what you could say and do in response to best resolve the situation. Covering all your child's developmental milestones from ages 2 to 7 years, What's My Child Thinking? covers important issues, such as temper tantrums, friendships (real and imaginary), sibling rivalry, aggressive behavior, and peer pressure. There's also a bank of practical "survival guides" for critical times, such as traveling in the car, eating out, and going online safely. Rooted in evidence-based clinical psychology and championing positive parenting, What's My Child Thinking? will help you tune in to your child's innermost thoughts and be the parent you want to be.

Child s Play

For children, playing is learning, and this book is filled with more than 60 Montessori-inspired play-and-learn ideas.

Author: Maja Pitamic

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781847731616

Category: Child development

Page: 176

View: 838

Child's Play is an activity book jam-packed with play ideas for parents to enjoy with their babies and toddlers, from six months through to three years of age. Each game offers parents the chance to enjoy, encourage and assist in their child's key developmental stage, and all activities are based on sound techniques of early-childhood education. The activities are presented with guidelines and suggestions that progress in terms of difficulty, and no specialized knowledge or equipment is necessary. Chapters include: Sight andSound, Touch and Texture, Smell and Taste, Hearing and Listening, Speaking and Language, Co-ordination and Practical Skills, and Outdoor Activities.

Baby Development Everything You Need to Know

Baby Development: Everything You Need to Know takes parents through the first two years, focusing on what they can do to help maximize their baby's potential in a relaxed, fun way.

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756699282

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 192

View: 513

It's amazing how quickly babies develop during their first days, weeks, and months. Baby Development: Everything You Need to Know takes parents through the first two years, focusing on what they can do to help maximize their baby's potential in a relaxed, fun way.


The Montessori Family The Ultimate Step By Step Guide for Ages 0 to 5

This is only a select sample of what you'll discover in this book: How to raise an independent child at home from birth how to prepare your home environment the right way 7 Key principles all parents should know and how to apply them the ...

Author: Grace Stockholm

Publisher: Dagi LLC

ISBN: 9789657777039

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 164

View: 773

How to Simply Integrate Unique Educational Principles at Home And Raise The World's Happiest Child (Even If You Haven't Heard of Montessori Before) Do you want to put emphasis on self-directed and lifelong learning? Do you want to provide a healthy environment for your child so they can work and develop at their own pace? Are personal growth and your child's happiness the most important components of your kid's education? Then you probably support the concept of Montessori. No wonder studies show that children at Montessori schools significantly out-performed those given a traditional education: Five-year-old Montessori school kids were better prepared for reading and maths 12-year-olds wrote "significantly more creative" essays using more complex sentence structures and a broader range of vocabularies Montessori children have higher emotional intelligence and a greater sense of justice and fairness Did you know that nowadays emotional and social skills are four times more important than IQ when considering success and prestige in the professional work life? Knowing these magnificent benefits makes you want to integrate these valuable principals at home. But where do you even begin? Encouraging your child's natural curiosity and setting the foundation for lifelong learning can be done by making a few, simple changes in your home environment. It's much easier, cheaper and less time-consuming than you might think. This is only a select sample of what you'll discover in this book: How to raise an independent child at home from birth how to prepare your home environment the right way 7 Key principles all parents should know and how to apply them the right way Essential items in a Montessori home that won't cost a fortune Montessori at home activities customized for ages 0 to 5 How to set up a Montessori home in less than a day 4 simple fundamentals of the perfect Montessori home (and why it doesn't need to be a perfect as you think) Unconventional ways to foster your child's sense of belonging The right amount of intervention to pave your child's road to success in life The red flags of making changes and how to adapt gently As a free bonus, you'll get 2 guided meditations for you and your child to enjoy and bond together. Even if your child won't go to a Montessori school, a Montessori home can still be the invaluable bridge to reinforcing your child's natural curiosity and desire for learning. In our fast-paced world, most people lack the time for self-discovery and end up approaching their life without purpose. Growing up with Montessori naturally encourages your child to work with their passions and discover purpose. Montessori principles teach your child to live a meaningful life, take responsibility and listen to their feelings. Don't take this chance away from your child. Just use a couple of hours to integrate Montessori at home, into your family life and plant the seed for lifelong learning. If you want to discover the easy roadmap to use Montessori at home, scroll up and click "Add to Cart" right now.

The Science of Parenting

Thought-provoking and controversial, this book offers practical parenting techniques for parents at each age and stage of their baby''s development to ensure that their child is psychologically well adjusted and emotionally healthy.

Author: Margot Sunderland

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0756644933

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 951

Thought-provoking and controversial, this book offers practical parenting techniques for parents at each age and stage of their baby''s development to ensure that their child is psychologically well adjusted and emotionally healthy. Includes advice and strategies, from anxiety-proofing your baby to solvingpoor sleeping Uses picture stories, real-life images and anecdotes to illustrate points Reexamines popular childcare tactics and offers alternatives How today''s brain research can lead to happy, emotionally balanced children

Practical Guide to the Montessori Method at Home

The Practical Guide to the Montessori Method is aimed at parents who want to integrate Montessori activities at home with their children, easily and on a budget.

Author: Julia Palmarola

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781980381709

Category: Education

Page: 244

View: 912

The Practical Guide to the Montessori Method is aimed at parents who want to integrate Montessori activities at home with their children, easily and on a budget. It includes: - A basic introduction to the principles of the Montessori philosophy, - Numerous illustrated examples of how to apply it at home, classified by subject and age, and explained clearly and concisely, - A list of Montessori materials which are worth buying. The Guide is written in a pleasant and accessible tone, and has been structured so that it is: - Easy and quick to use, created especially for parents who lack free time, - Simple to implement, with activities classified by age, which include illustrations and pictures of the materials, - Affordable to execute, with cheap and simple materials. About the Author Julia Palmarola is an educational writer specialized in integrating the Montessori Method at home on a budget. Her books are written for parents who want to learn more about Montessori and apply it at home with their children.

Baby Day by Day

The volume has a unique chronological structure, making every one of your baby's 365 days in the first year of life count: hour by hour for the first 24 hours, then day by day up to twelve months.

Author: DK

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0744038642

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 432

View: 823

Baby Day by Day tells you everything you need to know about looking after your baby from birth to twelve months. The volume has a unique chronological structure, making every one of your baby's 365 days in the first year of life count: hour by hour for the first 24 hours, then day by day up to twelve months. The days are grouped into three-month periods so that parents can locate exactly the right age-appropriate information. Baby Day by Day provides an unbiased approach to babycare. It gives all the pros and cons of various approaches, for example with sleep training and childcare options. It also includes answers from a panel of professionals (including pediatricians, child psychologists, nutritionists, and complementary medicine experts) on questions such as how to manage crying and breastfeeding issues. The most recent discoveries about how babies' minds work are explained and parents are told how they can use these insights to guide their baby's development. Advice on identifying problems in development is included, and there is a health guide at the back of the ebook.