What people like-
- Beautiful postcard reproductions of famous artwork.
- Gives children their first introduction to famous artists, in a hands-on way.
- The sorting and matching games are fun for preschoolers.
- This works great for classical education and supports the Montessori method.
What people don’t like-
- Children go through the art card sets fast (there are 16 sets per book).
- There is prep work to cut out the cards and laminate them if desired.
- A separate book has to be purchased with corresponding lessons and activity ideas.
Purchase the books separately from Amazon or Rainbow Resource, and other online bookstores.
To fully implement the program the way Aline Wolf designed it, purchase her How to Use Child-size Masterpieces For Art Appreciation book.
Looking for something for both younger and older children in one book? Try The Usborne Art Treasury. http://e0699.myubam.com/p/423/art-treasury
Aline D. Wolf/Parent Child Press/ http://www.montessoriservices.com/parent-child-press/art-education-appreciation
Summary from company-
“Now standard in Montessori classrooms nationwide, Aline Wolf’s program for Primary through Elementary-age children makes teaching art appreciation easy. Beginning with matching activities, the exercises gradually increase in difficulty, progressing from sorting activities to laying out a time line.”