"Any child who is self-sufficient, who can tie his shoes, dress or undress himself, reflects in his joy and sense of achievement the image of human dignity, which is derived from a sense of independence." (Maria Montessori)
In this edition of the Montessori at Home Guide series, you'll find a wonderful parent or caregiver's guide to gently help your two- to six-year-old learn self-care. Written with the busy parent in mind, Rachel Peachey, a Montessori preschool teacher and parent, presents practical lessons that are easy enough for the very beginner, yet they will inspire the most seasoned of Montessori parents. This guide will help you jump-start your child's learning of proper hygiene, dressing, eating, safety, and manners. Each of these topics is covered thoroughly and in a Montessori-inspired fashion to help your young child quickly master essential life skills and, most importantly, master their world through independence.