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Ready, Set, Cooperate

Ready, Set, Cooperate

Marlene Barron

ISBN: 978-0-471-10275-5 February 1996 Jossey-Bass 160 Pages

 Paperback

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$15.95

Description

Start together on a lifetime of learning-- the greatest gift youcan give your child

A special greeting for a guest...a new way of looking at a familiarfairy tale...a day of exploration around your town. These simpleexperiences and activities help your child understand how to getalong with family, friends, and neighbors--from around the block toaround the world.

Early childhood education specialist Marlene Barron shows you howto stimulate your child's natural desire to relate to others with60 imaginative and entertaining activities. Each one is:
* Inspired by the internationally renowned Montessori approach toeducation
* Developed especially for children ages 3 to 7
* Aimed at achieving specific objectives, such as understandingbasic social skills, learning about diverse cultures, anddeveloping an appreciation of history and the arts
* Readily upgraded to keep pace with your child's progress
* Easy to do and loads of fun!

The Ready, Set, Learn series was created to help parents andchildren explore concepts and develop skills necessary to succeedin school. In addition to dozens of activities, each book containsa substantial overview explaining children's developmental needs.Also available in the Ready, Set, Learn series: Ready, Set, Readand Write; Ready, Set, Count; and Ready, Set, Explore.

"Marlene Barron's special understanding of people--children,parents, teachers--has led to these very special books. Theactivities here will allow children to construct a deeper, morecomplex understanding of their world and will be fun for bothparent and child. I recommend these books to anyone who works withchildren." --John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D. Associate Professor,School of Education, Seattle University; Vice President, AmericanMontessori Society
Partial table of contents:

UNDERSTANDING PEOPLE.

Wrappers!

Every Picture Tells a Story.

Sign Me Up.

Our Town.

History Hooks.

Write to Me, Baby.

Make Your Own Town.

Make Your Own Celebration.

WE'RE IN THIS TOGETHER.

Being a Thing.

Host and Guest.

Smash Ball.

Slap Hands.

The Bead Game.

Shake Hands.

Getting Active.

A WHOLE WORLD OUT THERE.

Tourist Spin.

Plant a Timeline.

Timeline of a Life.

Timeline of a Trip.

Make Your Own Sundial.

EYES, EARS, BODY, AND SOUL.

Postcards from the Masters.

Paint Your Own Walls.

Body Music.

Your Songs.

Make Me a Mirror.

Index.