Give preschoolers the gift of learning with this Montessori-inspired early childhood book and box! Red strawberry. Blue car. Yellow sunflowers. Brown shoe. With these bright, appealing cards, children will learn to recognize and distinguish all the colors of the rainbow and their different hues, from light to dark. The jigsaw-style activities help children master basic concepts, while an accompanying booklet explains how the process works. It not only stimulates learning through play: it enhances the child’s cognitive development. The activities become progressively more complex according to the three stages of a child’s learning: getting to know the material through sensory experience, recognizing the material, and being able to explain the material.The box contains:
- 13 panels with removable tiles featuring the hues identified by Maria Montessori, plus various colored objects
- A poster illustrating the color wheel
- A manual explaining the activity, as well as useful tips to help you further your knowledge of the Montessori educational approach and apply it to your everyday lifel
About the Author
Chiara Piroddi is an expert in neuropsychology who works at the Hospital Niguarda Ca’ Granda in Milan, Italy. She has worked with children of all ages, including those with severe mental and physical disabilities. Agnese Baruzzi has written and/or illustrated more than 40 children’s books that have been published in Italy, the UK, Japan, Portugal, France, South Korea, and the United States. She is the illustrator of the beautiful laser-cut editions of Peter Pan, The Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the Beast, and Hansel and Gretel (all Sterling).