0-3 Years
3-7 Years
Furniture & Storage
Michael Olaf Montessori Books & DVD's
In January 2018 Michael Olaf will close. The owners/creators, Jim and Susan Stephenson, who are now in their 70's will retire. Thank you for all of your support over the years. With very few exceptions (those things that are made locally, such as the slatted chair, topponcino, and a few other hard-to-find items) as each book, toy, or tool runs out it will not be reordered. Please keep this in mind for your school ordering, gift ordering, holiday ordering.
Parenting & Teaching

GB58 How I Weaned Myself, article
This article, and much more, can be found in the book "The Joyful Child: Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three" (GB400)
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB050.jpg GB050 Bringing Out the Brilliance, DVD
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB150.jpg GB150 Understanding the Human Being
This book is required reading for the Association Montessori International Birth-Three teacher-training course. The author, Silvana Montanaro, MD, also wrote the introduction and helped edit the 0-3 book "The Joyful Child: Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three" (GB400)
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

GB850 3-Hour Work Period/Observation of 3-6 Class
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

GB288 Record Keeping in a Montessori Class
Based on record-keeping system taught at the AMI training center in London, with added suggestions for adapting the system for use in the Infant Community, and for helping children in the 6-12 class learn to master the responsibility, and develop a system, of keeping their own records. 25-page print-out.
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB100.jpg GB100 Child of the World: Montessori, Global Education for Age 3-12+
A favorite of parents and teachers around the world. Montessori ideas for raising and educating children from age 3 to 12 and older. 170 pages, 40 black and white illustrations. MORE
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB400.jpg GB400 The Joyful Child: Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three
This book is essential for understanding the value and use of any of the birth-three products on this site, and our most popular "shower" gift for expectant parents. Introduction by Silvana Montanaro, MD. MORE
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB110.jpg GB110 The Universal Child, Guided by Nature: Adaptation of the 2013 International Congress Presentation
This little book is an outcome of Susan Stephenson's PowerPoint presentation, of the same name, at the 2013 International Montessori Congress in Portland, Oregon. There are 56 pages, 150 colored illustrations. MORE
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB420.jpg GB420 GRAZIE SILVANA! Montessori Assistants to Infancy (DVD)
10-minute tribute to Silvana Montanaro, MD, for her 30 years work with the Montessori Assistants to Infancy (0-3) course. Directed by Karin Salzmann; Produced by Susan Mayclin Stephenson at The Michael Olaf Montessori Company. Universal Disc Format (UDF)
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB490.jpg GB490 WONDERFUL TWO'S, Montessori Infant Communities in Japan and USA (DVD)
Parents are often shocked when they see the potential of children under the age of three years in this 50-minute video filmed in AMI Montessori Infant Communities in Japan and the USA. Voice: Susan Mayclin Stephenson. Universal Disc Format (UDF)
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB090.jpg GB090 APPLE! LET ME DO IT! language and Independence in the Montessori IC (DVD)
An old favorite 30-minute peek into a Montessori Infant Community by Karin Salzmann. See actual footage of language and independence of children under the age of 3 years. Universal Disc Format (UDF)
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB105a.jpg GB105 Montessori Books Set/3
Our books ordered as a set of three are discounted 20%. This includes: The Joyful Child (GB400), Child of the World (GB100), and The Universal Child (GB110)
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB460.jpg GB460 A Crianca Alegre (Portuguese Edition of The Joyful Child)
Portuguese translation of "The Joyful Child" Um livro para ajudar os pais a procurar, descobrir, apreciar e apoiar as necessidades mentais, fisicas e emocionais da crianca nos tres primeiros anos de vida. Com mais de 180 fotos em branco e preto da autora sobre seu trabalho com a filosofia Montessori ao redor do mundo com c desde o nascimento ate os tres anos de idade.
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

CGB450.jpg GB450 NO CHECKMATE Montessori Chess Lessons for Age 3 to 90+
This book is about more than chess, but how to analyze activities, give lessons, and share our lives with children in the Montessori way.
add_to_cart.gif  view_cart.gif

Now, and after Michael Olaf closes, the Montessori books written by Susan Mayclin Stephenson (4 titles so far and more coming) will be still available by Montessori book suppliers and in many countries. The titles so far are: "The Joyful Child . . . ", "Child of the World . . . ", "The Universal Child . . .", and "No Checkmate . . . "