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The First Year of Life
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.
THE FIRST YEAR: Reaching Out, Grasping

Soon the child will be able to reach intentionally for an object and grasp it. Being able to let go comes later! Now we provide a way for objects to hang just within the child's reach, and toys that provide various ways for the child to grasp. Natural products such as wood and metal are prefered over plastic for many reasons, and safety is the main consideration.
   
CBA212.jpg BA212 Arch Toy Hanger
$60.00
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CBA120.jpg BA120 Wooden Tripod Toy Hanger
$95.00
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CBR15.jpg BR15 Patchwork Ball, large
$13.00
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training program.
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CBR240.jpg BR240 Patchwork Ball, small
$11.00
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training program.
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CBR033.jpg BR033 Triangles Hanging Toy
$13.50
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CBR045.jpg BR045 Rainbow Ring Hanging Toy
$13.00
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CBR010.jpg BR010 Rattling Caterpillar Hanging Toy
$16.00
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CBT04.jpg BT04 Squish *temporaily out of stock*
$16.50
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CBA166.jpg BA166 Wooden Bell Chimes
$27.00
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CBA200.jpg BA200 Ring and Ribbon Set
$6.00
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CBT350.jpg BT350 Natural Wood Squish
$16.50 $14.50 On Sale!
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CBT340.jpg BT340 Large Colored Beads
$16.50
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CBT560.jpg BT560 Large Natural Wood Baby Beads
$15.00
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CBT410.jpg BT410 Small Colored Baby Beads
$15.50
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For more information on this period of life go to "FIRST YEAR: Reaching Our, Grasping, Changing the World" under "Table of Contents" at this link: THE JOYFUL CHILD
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 Amazon.com in many countries. The titles so far are: "The Joyful Child . . . ", "Child of the World . . . ", "The Universal Child . . .", and "No Checkmate . . . "