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Early Childhood Wisdom A Journey Through the Playgroup Year

By: BODAME, EBBA AND QUINLISK, MEG

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 15309

ISBN: 0646984926


Families of young children today face a fast-paced world of consumerism and isolation. Many have lost touch with the traditions of their grandparents and the grounding rhythm of life connected to nature. To fill this void, the Steiner playgroup offers connection and meaning, supporting both the child starting out on a social life and the new parent creating a family life. Ebba Bodame's twenty years of experience in Rudolf Steiner early childhood education are di... View more info

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Toddler Years Growth and Development from 1 to 4 Years

By: BOM, PAULIEN, HUBER, MACHTELD, LANGHAM, TONY, PETERS, PLYM

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2009

Seller ID: 946

ISBN: 0863156916


Illustrations Can a two-year-old survive on bread alone? How do you set boundaries for a three-year-old, and should you? What about TV, tidiness or punishment? After the challenges of the first year of a baby's life, many parents might feel that things should settle down a little. The opposite is normally true! Years one to four throw up many more questions with which lots of parents struggle. This practical guide takes a holistic approach to the growth and develop... View more info

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Nurturing Potential in the Kindergarten Years A Guide for Teachers, Carers and Parents

By: BOOGERD, CORNELIS

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 12190

ISBN: 0863158366


The kindergarten years, when children are aged between about three and six years, are some of the most formative in their development. At the heart of early years' Steiner-Waldorf education is the concept of 'life forces', or an 'etheric body'. For a child to grow into a healthy adult, fulfilling their potential, these forces must be recognised and properly nurtured. This book, which is essential reading for any teacher or parent, offers accessible ways to understand... View more info

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Authentic Parenting A Four-Temperaments Guide to Understanding Your Child and Yourself

By: BORSKY, BARI AND HANEY, JUDITH

Price: $23.00

Publisher: SteinerBooks: 2013

Seller ID: 12943

ISBN: 1621480461


Are you finding it difficult to understand your child? Do you feel frustrated because you often end up in an argument but not sure about how you got there? Authentic Parenting can help. By gaining insight into how your temperament and your child’s temperament could be in conflict with each other, you can lean how to work with both yourself and your child to head off misunderstandings, explosive emotions, and sulking. With descriptions of how to identify your ch... View more info

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Waldorf School and Threefold Structure The Embarrassing Mandate. The Risk of Being an Anthroposophical Institution

By: BRüLL, DIETER

Price: $18.50

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 3638

ISBN: 1888365056


The Embarrassing Mandate: The Risk of Being an Anthroposophical Institution • This controversial book examines the democratic process and identifies how Steiner’s ideas on the threefold social order can be applied in a Waldorf school. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 3638] View more info

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Children at Play

By: BRITZ-CRECELIUS

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Parker Street Press:

Seller ID: 3799

ISBN: 0892816295


Imaginative play is more vital for a child's future than many parents and educators realize. The more they are allowed to be absorbed in their play, the more fully and effectively they will later take their place in the community of adults. Drawing on her experiences as a mother and as a proponent of Rudolf Steiner's Waldorf system of education, author Heidi Britz-Crecelius emphasizes the different qualities of play that may extend through more than one phase of... View more info

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Games Children Play How Games and Sport Help Children Develop

By: BROOKING-PAYNE, KIM

Price: $39.90

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 1835

ISBN: 1869890787


illustrations Games Children Play offers an accessible guide to games with children of age 3 upwards. These games are all tried and tested, and are the basis for the author's extensive teacher training work. The book explores children's personal development and how this is expressed in movement, play, songs and games. Each game is clearly and simply described, with diagrams or drawings, and accompanied by an explanation of why this game is helpful at a particular a... View more info

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Practical Guide to Curative Education The Ladder of the Seven Life Processes

By: BROWN, ROBYN M

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Lindisfarne Press:

Seller ID: 14330

ISBN: 1584209828


Essentially we do not really have the right to talk about “normality” or “abnormality” in a child’s inner life…. One does not gain much from such labeling…. Particularly in this domain we must refrain from jumping to conclusions and simply look at things as they are. — Rudolf Steiner, 1924 The last two decades have seen a significant rise in the number of children being diagnosed with mental and beh... View more info

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Painting In Waldorf Education

By: BRUIN, DICK AND LICHTHART, ATTIE

Price: $31.50

Publisher: AWSNA:

Seller ID: 7962

ISBN: 1936367793


The uniqueness and importance of watercolor painting is significant to the stages of child development in Waldorf schools. This extraordinary book was written by two experienced Waldorf teachers from Holland who present the rationale as well as detailed practical exercises for teaching painting from Kindergarten through the grades and high school years. Included with the book is a CD Rom containing sixty color and black and white images selected from the work of their st... View more info

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Painting at School

By: BRUIN, DICK AND LICHTHART, LICHTHART

Price: $49.90

Publisher: Waldorf Publications:

Seller ID: 15119

ISBN: 1943582130


Children need color as much as they need music in their lives — authentic, vibrant color. "Painting at School" illustrates in full color how to introduce and sustain regular painting lessons at school so that youngsters can experience color profoundly and steadily. Painting is an essential part of Waldorf education, schooling the feelings of each child with living colors. The beauty of pure color informs the child's soul and calls it to enrich the world wit... View more info

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Movement for the Young Child A Handbook for Eurythmists and Kindergarten Teachers

By: BRYER, ESTELLE

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 9986

ISBN: 193684902X


119 pages, perfect-bound This treasury of stories, songs, verses, and games is intended for use in the kindergarten circle time as well as the eurythmy lesson, to bring the joy and healing power of movement to life. Estelle Bryer shares the insights of 43 years as a eurythmist and Waldorf kindergarten teacher: the development of the child, the importance of movement and gesture, and suggestions on discipline, music and structuring a lesson. Whether done with euryth... View more info

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The Rainbow Puppet Theatre Book

By: BRYER, ESTELLE

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 12706

ISBN: 1936849208


Fourteen classic puppet plays, with photographs, descriptions and performance notes, based on the famous Rainbow Puppet Theatre at the Constantia Waldorf School in Cape Town, South Africa. Here children enter a magical world of beauty, wonder, and transformation. Through the puppeteer’s art, stories old and new carry eternal truths in a way that brings life and healing to all who behold them. In this book for everyone to enjoy are fourteen puppet plays that were cr... View more info

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Teaching with Spirit New Perspectives on Steiner Education in Australia

By: BURROWS, LEIGH AND STEHLIK, TOM, EDS

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Immortal Books:

Seller ID: 13320

ISBN: 0646919407


Illustrated An edited collection of stories, experiences, reflections and analysis representing innovation, creativity, passion and enthusiasm from the field of Steiner Education as lived and practised in Australia in the 21st century. Educators at all levels have contributed to this rich collection which gives the reader a sense of the vibrancy, creativity and innovation that characterise Steiner Education in Australia. Dr Leigh Burrows has a b... View more info

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Education Towards Freedom Rudolf Steiner Education - A Survey of the Work of Waldorf Schools Throughout the World

By: CARLGREN, FRANS, MASTERS, BRIEN, CLOUDER, CHRISTOPHER, RUDEL, JOAN, RUDEL, SIEGFRIED

Price: $39.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2008

Seller ID: 844

ISBN: 0863156517


75 colour and 40 b/w illustrations "Education Towards Freedom" was first published in 1976, and since then has sold over ten thousand copies in English. When it appeared, there were around 100 Steiner-Waldorf schools throughout the world; now there are almost 1000 schools worldwide, as well as many separate playgroups and kindergartens. During this time, Steiner-Waldorf education has become increasingly known in the mainstream, and increasingly valued for i... View more info

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Games Children Sing and Play Singing Movement Games to Play with Children Ages 3-7

By: CARR SHIMER, JOAN, BAADH GARRETT, VALERIE

Price: $38.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2013

Seller ID: 12653

ISBN: 1907359206


Games Children Sing and Play is a treasury of 34 favourite, time tested games for playing with three to five year olds that help them to develop healthily. These games comprise both traditional gems and also new games created or adapted for today’s children. The magic weaving of rhythms, movement, songs, stories and pictures invite children into worlds of vibrant wonder. These games help children feel at ease in their bodies and build relationships with others. View more info

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Parenting as an Art Raising happy, healthy, creative children

By: CHERRY, THANH

Price: $47.90

Publisher: Mullumbimby, Inspired Education:

Seller ID: 14362

ISBN: 0987064126


How can we help realise for children a childhood of joy, delight and healthy growth? Parenting as an Art provides practical and creative advice and inspiration for parents. The premise of this book is that all children are amazing and that by embracing a creative, caring and connected approach parents will discover the art of helping their children to realise their extraordinary potential. Renowned early childhood educator Thanh Cherry draws upon her e... View more info

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Understand Your Temperament! A Guide to the Four Temperaments - Choleric, Sanguine, Phlegmatic, Melancholic

By: CHILDS, GILBERT

Price: $29.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 1998

Seller ID: 4027

ISBN: 1855840251


Illustrations This book is a refreshing treatment of the ancient doctrine of the four temperaments: choleric, sanguine, phlegmatic, and melancholic. Dr. Childs shows us how to recognize the temperaments in ourselves and others, and how to understand their working in our behavior. He investigates in depth the origins and manifestations of the temperaments in both their psychological and physiological aspects.Included are fascinating discussions of the relationshi... View more info

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Steiner Education in Theory and Practice A Guide to Rudolf Steiner's Educational Principles

By: CHILDS, GILBERT

Price: $45.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 1991

Seller ID: 575

ISBN: 0863151310


This bestselling book is a detailed account of Rudolf Steiner's view of children, and the role education must play in their successful development. Gilbert Childs examines and explains the curriculum of Steiner-Waldorf schools, showing how their unique teaching practices take a holistic view of the child. He looks particularly at issues such as creativity, imagination, and intellect, and how the schools try to produce rounded, responsible young adults. He concludes that ... View more info

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Your Reincarnating Child Welcoming a Soul to the World

By: CHILDS, GILBERT, CHILDS, SYLVIA

Price: $27.99

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 2005

Seller ID: 7841

ISBN: 1855841266


The primary contention of this book is that, as a spiritual being, each of us lives beyond death, and eventually returns to earth in a new human body. With this knowledge in mind, the authors give much sound practical advice as to how parents, and others who spend time with children, can welcome a soul to the world and help it grow into a healthy and responsible human being. Mainstream educational policies and practises can result in children being pushed prematurely tow... View more info

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History through Stories Teaching Primary History with Storytelling

By: CHRIS SMITH, ADAM GUILLAIN AND NANETTE NOONAN

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 14654

ISBN: 1907359443


Collection of stories for teaching history in primary schools with a set of follow-up activities for each topic. Stories cover commonly taught topics and are designed to be learned and retold orally by students. Each story comes with engaging and inclusive ways to link that story to history teaching, English literacy skills and other subject areas. General introduction; introduction to Storytelling Schools approach; ‘Our Ancestors’ overarching narrative ... View more info