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Jennifer Wester's Book Series
Tear & Crumple / Déchirer & Froisser English - French Dual Language Activity Book By Jennifer Wester & Florentine Houdinière
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This book is designed to explore tearing and crumpling skills as a builder to more detailed fine motor skills. / Ce livre a été conçu pour commencer à développer... More > les habiletés motrices telles que déchirer et froisser, qui peuvent être considérés comme des premières étapes au développement de la motricité. Inspired by the Montessori method there are 4 pillars of design for the books as part of the Artistic Refinement Therapy Book Series (ARTb) : Clarity, Accessibility, Control of Error, and Discovery.< Less
Build-Ups 1 - Italian/English Dual Language Version By Jennifer Wester & Marco Garavaglia
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This workbook is full of activities designed to work fine motor, spatial recognition, and visual discrimination functions for the user. This is a dual-language version meaning that each exercise is... More > presented twice, once in each language listed on the cover. The translations have been performed by native language speakers. All instructions are presented both in verbal and visual format to allow for greater accessibility to those with difficulty reading. All work in this book highlights ways in which a 2-dimensional material may be used to shape 3-Dimensional forms.< Less
Build-Ups 1 Activity Book By Jennifer Wester
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This is the first book of the Build-Ups line of the Artistic Refinement Therapy Series in which 2 dimensional pages are transformed into 3 dimensional objects using the book structure to guide the... More > learner through simple cutting and folding exercises that result in a variety of geometric forms popping up from the page. Great for ages 5+ to begin visual-spatial explorations in the translation of a 2 dimensional surface into 3 dimensional forms. As with all Artistic Refinement Therapy Books (ARTb), exercises are inspired by the Montessori Method and based off of principles of creative exploration, development of independence, guiding verses prescriptive teaching, control of error, and clarity in the focus of work. Shapes in this book include: 2D circles, triangles, rectangles, pentagons, hexagons, octagons, and 3D shapes ranging from various base pyramids and prisms, to cuboids, cones, cylinders, octahedrons, and tetrahedrons.< Less
Spring Break Activity Book presented by ArborCreek Montessori Academy By Jennifer Wester
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Activity book for fine motor skill practice, dexterity, perception, and cutting skills all based on the Montessori method of instruction with simple visual language making this book good for the... More > literate and non-literate user. This was the first book in the Artistic Refinement Therapy Book Series at the beginning of the series development story. Formerly called the 'Spring Break Activity Book' now covered 'Tracing , Cutting ,and Taping 1' to differentiate its line and developmental appropriateness from other books in the series.< Less
Build Up Collectives 1 By Jennifer Wester
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This book teaches structure and lessons about building volumes from 2 dimensional surfaces through exercises that turn the book into a built landscape using scissor cutting, folding, and glue or... More > taping skills. Find more books for fine motor skill development by visiting artisticrefinementtherapy.com< Less
Tracing, Cutting, and Taping Activity Books 1&2 - Teacher's Edition - EXPANDED Edition By Jennifer Wester
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A teacher version of our fine-motor skill Montessori inspired activity books featuring all activities in books for tracing, cutting,and taping 1 and 2 of our artistic refinement therapy book series,... More > in duplicate to allow teachers to experience the exercise in-book before copying for students, and so as to serve as example or record of the exercise.< Less
Tracing, Cutting and Taping Activity Book [Wrapping Craft Edition] By Jennifer Wester
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This workbook was inspired by the Montessori method of education with attention to development of fine motor-skills. Integrated to its activities are the principles of error-control, visually clear... More > linear language -- allowing both literates and non-literates independence in successfully completing activities, and creative discovery. In this edition, activities consist of two pages -- a front and a back-- at the end of which a 'wrapped gift' image is created through tracing, cutting, and taping exercises. The patterns in this edition for the tracing and coloring exercises are geometric abstracts. A total of 34 activity pages results in 17 various gift wrapping experiences. Great for occupational therapy use as well as early childhood development. Suggested supplies for completing activities: safety scissors, tape or glue stick, colorful writing implement of any sort.< Less
Paper Weaving 2 (Animal Fun) - Fat Weave By Jennifer Wester
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Based on the principles of materials designed to allow for error control and self navigation, this Montessori inspired activity book works on the dexterity of the user with simple scissor and weaving... More > exercises that craft fun imagery and ultimately turn this activity book into a picture book that can then proudly occupy space on a bookshelf. The wider strips for weaving make this an accessible weave for ages 3+, an important skill supporting further developments such as tying exercises.< Less
Tear & Crumple 1 Dual Language: Spanish / English By Jennifer Wester
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This our tear and crumple book works on tracing, tearing, and crumpling skills designed to teach control and intention with finger and hand movements. This edition is designed as a dual language in... More > Spanish and English so learners may experience the activities in each language with a connection of action to words.< Less
Tear & Crumple 1 Dual Language: Farsi / English By Jennifer Wester
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This book focuses on tearing and crumpling skills for fine motor development along with basic tracing skills. The creative images formed from following the instructions for each activity rewards... More > learners through making and realizing creations. As is standard across all Artistic Refinement Therapy Books in our series, the instructions are in verbal and linear forms for non-readers and readers alike to enjoy independent success. This book is also a bilingual version focusing on English and Farsi so that learners can experience the exercises with each language.< Less