With beautiful color photos, this book describes the Montessori materials and how they’re used with ages three to six. Help parents understand the goal of a Montessori education: cultivating children’s own natural desire to learn. Parents will learn everything from what a Metal Inset is to why the exercises of Practical Life are so important. Tens of thousands of copies of this fine introduction have been distributed to parents with children in Montessori classrooms. Paperback, 61 pages.