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Product/Service name: A book, "Teach Me to Do It Myself: Montessori Activities for You and Your Child" by Maja Pitamic

Brief description of product/service: Roughly a 170 page book of Montessori activities one can do at home for 2-5 year olds.

Store/Site of purchase: http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_gw...h+me+to+do+it+

Price: $11.23 Free shipping (Amazon Prime member)

How long have you used this product/service? About a week

Performance: Really excellent for those who would like to implement some Montessori activities into their homeschooling Pre-K curriculum. You could honestly use this, plus baking, reading books, and arts & crafts and be just fine.

Quality: Excellent. Nice glossy paper. Photographs of everything.

Customer Service/Communication: N/A

Would you purchase this product/service again? Yes. I'd also recommend it as a great bday gift for a 2nd or 3rd bday.

Have you made a complaint to the company about the product/service? If yes, please provide details of any resolution or lack thereof.

Additional Comments:
Includes Life Skills:
-Personal Hygeine
-Developing Motor Skills & Coordination
-Developing Hand/Eye Coordination

Developing the Senses:
-Sense of Touch
-Sense of Sight
-Sense of Hearing
-Sense of Smell
-Sense of Taste

Language Development:
-Learning to Love Books
-Learning the Alphabet and Letters
-Word building and First Sentences
-Using Language

Numeracy Skills:
-Learning Numerals
-Learning Quantities
-Combining and Subtracting Numbers & Quantities
-Shopping

Science Skills:
-Nature and planting activities
-Water activities
-Geography activities
-Color activities
-Cooking activities

Also includes "worksheets"... things for the parents to cut out. Number rods, flower puzzle, words, etc.

I give it (How many thumbs up out of five

Mom to DS(8), DS(6), DD(4), and DS(1).  "Kids do as well as they can."

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