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How to raise an amazing child the Montessori way / Tim Seldin.

Seldin, Tim, 1946- (Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cambria County Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cambria County Library System. (Show)
  • 12 of 13 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cambria County Library 649.123 S464h (Text) 85131001743708 CACM New Book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781465462305
  • Physical Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Author's introduction -- The highs and lows of parenting -- What is Montessori? -- Sensitive periods for learning -- How a child's brain develops -- The magic of Montessori schools -- Right from the beginning -- Your growing baby -- Making your home child-friendly -- Planning the perfect first bedroom -- Adapting your home to a growing child -- Watch and follow your child -- Building sensory awareness -- How babies experience their world -- Basket of treasures -- Sensory activities that help children learn -- Help me to do it myself -- Children love to work and play -- Getting a handle on bathroom skills -- The art of getting dressed -- Helping out around the house -- Create a loving climate -- Finding a common parenting style -- Coping with family change -- Sidestepping tantrums -- A positive approach to discipline -- Understanding your child's personality -- Teaching lessons in grace and courtesy -- Solving problems at the peace table -- Taking control of television --
Managing screen time -- Children are little scientists -- Working in the family garden -- Taking a walk in the forest -- Make your own nature museum -- Playing nature-based party games -- Making cultures come alive -- A Montessori birthday party -- The foundations for learning -- The writing road to reading -- First steps to mathematics -- Exploring science in your home -- Developing executive functions -- Is Montessori right for your child? -- Find an activity -- Index -- Imprint -- Websites and acknowledgments.
Summary, etc.:
Adapt 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, coparenting, other family changes, and gentle discipline methods.
Subject: Montessori method of education.
Child rearing.
Child development.
Early childhood education.
Education, Preschool.
Parent and child.
Cognitive styles.
Toilet training.
Clothing and dress.
Life skills.
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