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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.
Age 3-7: Practical Life, Real Work

Practical Life, or real work, was the favorite activity of children in that first Montessori school in Rome over 100 years ago and it remains so today. Through this important work children learn to concentrate, to follow logical steps, to perfect their attempts, to be independent, to take care of themselves, their friends and family, and the environment. Most of all they feel good about themselves, become happy, and more compassionate. In the home it is a wonderful way to spend time with the rest of the family. The selections here have been tested for many years and proven to be the best examples in each category.
   
CCR750.jpg CR750 Red Washbowl
$10.00
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CCR752.jpg CR752 Red Soap Bowl
$6.50
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CCR001.jpg CR001 Blue Washbowl
$10.00
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CCR002.jpg CR002 Blue Soap Bowl
$6.50
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CCR07.jpg CR07 Small Broom
$8.50
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training teacher training course.
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CDR45.jpg DR44 Zigzag Slicer
$7.00
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training teacher training course.
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CDR56.jpg DR56 White Porcelain Pitcher
$5.50
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CDB010.jpg DB010 All by Myself
$17.99
A Montessori favorite - in hard cover!
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CDR01.jpg DR01 Small Apron
$13.00
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training teacher training course.
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CDR030.jpg DR030 Medium Apron
$16.00
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CDR902J.jpg DR902 European Dust Pan & Whisk Broom
$15.50
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CDR27.jpg DR27 Medium Work Gloves (age 5-7)-sold out
$0.00
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CDR21.jpg DR21 Apple Slicer
$14.00
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training teacher training course.
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CDR707.jpg DR707 Multi Chopper
$4.50
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training teacher training course.
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CCR026.jpg CR026 Compost Bucket
$15.50
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CDR250.jpg DR250 Olivewood Nutcracker
$16.50
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CDR45.jpg DR45 Tiny Cleaver
$4.50
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DR066.jpg DR066 Mini Grater and Juicer
$12.00
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DR46.jpg DR46 Glass Juicer
$12.00
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training teacher training course.
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CDR43.jpg DR43 Vegetable Peeler
$4.95
Recommended in the international Montessori 0-3 teacher training teacher training course.
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CDR732.jpg DR732 Porcelain Rabbit Pitcher
$3.50
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CDR730.jpg DR730 Elephant Pitcher
$3.50
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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 . . . "