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Some of the items on this page were brought back from Montessori work in different countries where Susan Stephenson, the co-owner of The Michael Olaf Company, has worked. Others are available discounted for various reasons. MOST ITEMS ARE ONE OF A KIND!
CSLP2002.jpg SLP2002 Garifuna Print
$65.00 $30.00 On Sale!
Lovely 24x18 print of African tradition musicians on the island near Honduras, the original oil painting by Susan Mayclin Stephenson. A favorite in the Montessori class representing African culture in the Americas. Click for more information.
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ctib1602.jpg TIB160 Traditional Nepali Child's Hat
For the classroom "Asia" box. Each family has a specific weave and color that is passed down from generation to generation. There are a few left.
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612GNOM 612GNOM Complege Montessori 6-12 Geometry Nomenclature Set
This elementary Montessori geometry material, not available commercially, represents 100s of hours of printing, cutting, coloring, laminating, creating booklets and folders of 3-part cards and definitions. There are 35 sets, the complete AMI Nomenclature. Each set contains the booklet, and the definitions stages. Polygons (4), angles (8), lines (6), triangles (5), plane figures (6) other kinds of polygons (3), circles (3), point to solid (1).

Biones of Africa 36BA Biomes of Africa - SOLD
“A Manipulative books for ages 6-12” but appropriate for good readers in the 3-6 class. 70 colored 4x4” cards displaying housing, food, people, plants, and animals of Africa. 70 definitions cards, 70 labels. Originally $200. They are printed on cardstock and ready to use or could be laminated. (including one set of cards from Asia)

Flags of Hope 612F Flags of Hope
Art, Music, and Social Studies in one package. A string of five 15x18” authentic Tibetan prayer flags (red, green, yellow, blue, white), a CD containing five pieces of original Tibetan music, and a booklet with information on the Tibetan people, prayer flags, lesson plans and project suggestions, and notes about the music tracks.

Montessori Talks to Parents JMT Montessori Talks to Parents
Two out-of-print sets of NAMTA (North American Montessori Teachers) publications. (1) Complete series of the AMI Newsletter “Montessori Talks to Parents” from 1982. Volume 1, No. one – eight. 8.5x11, black and white. Topics: television, nutrition, sibling rivalry, history of childhood, physical education, misbehavior, talk to children, sex education. (2) Complete series of full color brochures from NAMTA. Titles: Language, Literature and the Family, The Child in Nature, Nurturing the Creative Personality, The Home Environment, and The Road to Discipline. A treasure of articles by all of the best Montessori writers.

8MS Mongolian Stemps 8MS Mongolian Stamps, Set/5
Collector edition set of 5 stamps showing Mongolian life out on the steppes in a ger (yurt). They picture life from long ago through time to present ger life with a motorcycle.

8BM Bhutan Magazines 8BM A Set of Three magazines published by Drukair, the airlines of Bhutan
These publications are cherished and saved by people returning from Bhutan. Each one is about 70 pages, 8.5” x 11”, with full color full color illustrations and a rich variety of interesting articles about the religion, traditions, culture of Bhutan. The information and pictures are unique and of value to anyone interested in learning about this the ancient Buddhist kingdom of Bhutan, or hoping one day to go there. They were brought back after Montessori work in Paro and Thimphu. There are three sets of magazines, containing a variety of magazines.

GB850 GB830 Montessori Homeschooling, One Family's Story
$19.95 $7.00 On Sale!
HOLIDAY SPECIAL! This is the original version of the book - we have received new version with slight changes on the cover so we are offering this one at a deep discount. It is an inspiration to families and educators of all kinds during the Covid-19 era as it reinforces the idea that education begins with the family and there is much that can be done to meet the needs of children learning remotely - based on 15 years of homeschooling through elementary, middle, and high school

0201 Elementary Montessori Music Album/Folder
Complete AMI Montessori Music curriculum for age 6-12. Chapters: Introduction, Listening, Music History and Literature, Instruments of the Orchestra, Playing Instruments, Singing, Bells - Sensorial, Bells - Notation, Movement, Rhythm, Tone Barrs, Conducting; 230 pages, each in sheet protector, hardcover 3-ring notebook. Weight 7 pounds

0202 Montessori Primary Math backup copy-SOLD-
Photo copied back-up of AMI primary (age 2.5-6) math album/folder. Chapters: Introduction, Group I-Introduction to Numbers, Group 2-Introduction to the Decimal System, Function of Decimal system, Group 3-Intruduction to Teen and Tens Counting, Group 4-Essential Combinations for memorization, Group 5-Passage to Abstraction (includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions). 177 pages in a 3-ring hardcover notebook.

0203 (DVD) At Home with Montessori
$35.00 $20.00 On Sale!
Produced by NAMTA (North American Montessori Teachers Association). Seven families and their young children demonstrate the importance of thoughtful parenting utilizing Montessori principles. (2004; 15 minutes)