Ready, Set, ExploreBook - 1996
Where do mountains come from? What do snails like to eat? Why can't we see our shadows all the time? Science becomes a thrilling adventure, and technology a "toolbox" for solving problems, as you and your child explore the environment-- from the backyard to the moon!
Early childhood education specialist Marlene Barron shows you how to stimulate your child's natural curiosity about science--chemistry, biology, physics--with 60 imaginative and entertaining activities. Each one is:Inspired by the internationally renowned Montessori approach to education Developed especially for children ages 3 to 7 Aimed at achieving specific objectives, such as understanding the life cycles of plants and animals, observing chemical reactions, and learning about the relationship of earth, air, and water 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 and children explore concepts and develop skills necessary to succeed in school. In addition to dozens of activities, each book contains a substantial overview explaining children's developmental needs. Also available in the Ready, Set, Learn series: Ready, Set, Read and Write; Ready, Set, Count; and Ready, Set, Cooperate.
"Marlene Barron's special understanding of people--children, parents, teachers--has led to these very special books. The activities here will allow children to construct a deeper, more complex understanding of their world and will be fun for both parent and child. I recommend these books to anyone who works with children." --John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D. Associate Professor, School of Education, Seattle University; Vice President, American Montessori Society