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Initiative, Cooperation, and Reciprocity
by Éva Kálló and Julianna Vámos, narrated by award winning journalist Victoria Looseleaf.

We are delighted to announce the release of a newly revised production of the wonderful film, “Initiative, Cooperation, and Reciprocity” by Éva Kálló and Julianna Vámos, narrated by award winning journalist Victoria Looseleaf. This was made possible thanks to the generous  support from the board of trustees of Pikler/Lóczy USA.

The Baby’s Time ( Part 2), bathing and caring (6-12 months)

Body care can be an occasion to build up a profound relationship and a partnership between the young child and his caretaker.

Following Part 1. “Bathing the Baby, Concern, Empathy and Acquired Gestures”, concerning children aged from 0 to 6 months, we carry on studying “the art of caring” practiced at the Pikler Institute in Budapest, Hungary. In the second semester, the baby’s motor experiences become more varied, his interests are widening, and he shows more and more personal initiative and will. Now, he knows the bath ritual very well, and he can anticipate and prepare himself. If his self-initiated motor development is respected, the baby can and will actively take part in the care.

The setting gives possibilities and limits so the baby is completely free in his movements and participation and can develop his desire for cooperation. Mutual adaptation of the partners fosters a reciprocal relationship. Organizes the model of the relationship in reciprocity.

This film shows how the adult can take these contributions into account, such as impulsive emotional movements of the child, and transform them into mutual pleasure while bathing. This didactic film is intended for caretakers in any field of infant care, and for those involved in young children’s care. It is also intended for pediatricians and pediatric nurses in training, but anyone who has the opportunity to bathe a baby may be inspired.

 

Association Pikler-Lóczy, Budapest
APL (Budapest) – APL (France), first production 2006, new production 2017
Running time: 38 min

$50 US
$65 International


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NEW PIKLER FILM in ENGLISH

“Playing, Activity, Thinking, Part I”
by Éva Kálló and Eszter Mózes,  narrated by award winning journalist Victoria Looseleaf.


World renowned experts Eszter Mózes, clinical child psychologist and Director of the Lóczy Foundation for Children, and Éva Kálló, Pikler Pedagogue and Master Trainer, delve deep into the topic of play and cognition based on their 40 years of research, work with, and observations of young children at the Pikler Institute in Budapest, Hungary.
In this film one observes how infants’ thoughts grow from their free movement through space and independent manipulation of objects. This free exploration and play creates a solid base for a child’s later abstract thinking and theorizing.


Through a practice of attentive observation Dr. Emmi Pikler (1902-1984) recognized the competence, creativity and ingenuity of these youngest humans by simply watching what they do as they play, socialize and move independently. Based on her observations she articulated an interdependent practice of care. Research and clinical observations suggest that the end result of caring for infants and toddlers using her approach of care and attention is the development of a mutually respectful relationship, the effects of which last through adulthood through building the child’s unique intelligence and self-confidence.


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$65 International


 NEW PIKLER FILM in ENGLISHIMG_20160520_120341_edit_edit

“Playing, Activity, Thinking, Part II”
by Éva Kálló and Eszter Mózes, narrated by Gabrielle Anwar
includes a trainer’s guide book

World renowned experts Eszter Mózes, clinical child psychologist and Director of the Lóczy Foundation for Children, and Éva Kálló, Pikler Pedagogue and Master Trainer, delve deep into the topic of play and cognition (or learning) based on their 40 years of research, work with, and observations of young children at the Pikler Institute in Budapest, Hungary.

In this film one observes how children’s thought grows from their free movement through space and independent manipulation of objects. This free exploration and play creates a solid base for a child’s later abstract thinking and theorizing.

Through a practice of attentive observation Dr. Emmi Pikler (1902-1984) recognized the competence, creativity and ingenuity of these youngest humans by simply watching what they do as they play, socialize and move independently. Based on her observations she articulated an interdependent practice of care. Research and clinical observations suggest that the end result of caring for infants and toddlers using her approach of care and attention is the development of a mutually respectful relationship, the effects of which last through adulthood through building the child’s unique intelligence and self-confidence.

$50 US
$65 International


Children with special needs at Loczy0037a
by Dr. Sjoukje Borbély and Borbála Szentpétery

Additional care The recordings were made in the Pikler Institute, Budapest.
Introductory text by Dr. Sjoukje Borbély included. Runtime: 43 min

Published by Hungarian Pikler-Lóczy Association and
Emmi Pikler Stiching Nederland, 2013.

$45 US
$60 International


Freedom to move on one’s own (Moverse en Libertad)Moverse-En-Libertad
by Anna Tardos and Agnes Szanto-Feder

It was the Hungarian pediatrician, Emmi Pikler, who called attention to a child’s independent development of motor skills. Given the freedom to move on their own, children will learn themselves and of their own initiative to sit up, stand up and walk.

The tree children in this film are living at the Emmi Pikler Institute in Budapest, Hungary, where they have warm and stable relationships with the adults taking care of them. We will see how important moving and exploring variations of movement is in their lives.

A Lóczy Film from the Pikler Institute Budapest
Supported by the Ministère des Affaires Socials et de l’Intégration de France and the Soros Association. Produced by Wege der Entfaltung e. V. Runtime: 24 min

 

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$60 International


Juego Actividad PensamientoJuego-Actividad-Pensamiento
by Éva Kálló and Eszter Mózes

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$60 International

 


Paying Attention to Each Other
paying-attentionby Anna Tardos and Geneviève Appell

In four bath-time scenes we see children between 8 and 12 months of age with their respective care-takers. The film shows how each bath-time with its protagonists is unique although all four bath scenes follow the same order of events. The quality of attention that both child and adult pay one another is of central importance here. It is this dialogue that allows the infant to define him or herself and play an active role in his or her own development. Runtime: 27 min

A Lóczy Film at the Pikler Institute, produced in 1992 by the
Pikler-Lóczy Association for Early Childhood, Budapest and the  Association Pikler-Lóczy de France.

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Bathing the Baby
bathingbabyby Julianna Vámos and  Iren Csatari

Concern, Empathy and Acquired Gestures (1)

The principal innovation in the baby’s daily care from the point of view of the school of E. Pikler at Budapest is to treat bodily care as one of the principal meeting places between the baby and the caregiver.
The adult creates an enviroment where this daily bath becomes a space where the baby can express his first competences and little by little becomes an active partner in a moment of relaxation and freedom of movement.
The aim of this film is to show how skillful gestures by the adult during baby care helps the baby to relax, protects his well-being and implicitly invites his participation.
This film is intented for experts in infant care and their scools, however, this film could be of interest to anyone who bathes a baby. Runtime: 34 min

Distribution: Association Pikler-Lóczy, Budapest
Published: APL (Budapest) – APL (France), 2002.

$45 US
$60 International


Babies and Children with Each Other (2004)
by Mária Vincze and Geneviève Appell0109a

Produced and distributed by the Pikler-Lóczy Association for Young Children and Association Pikler-Lóczy de France, 2004. Runtime: 51 min

 

$50 US
$65 International