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Creative Word The Young Child's Experience of Language and Stories

By: DE HAES, DANIEL UDO

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 13341

ISBN: 1936849240


In this small book, we embark on a fascinating journey into the consciousness of the very young child. Toddlers need our understanding and support as they make the great transition from wordless communion with the world to encountering people and things through human language. Out of his wisdom and experience, Dutch educator Daniel Udo de Haes brings guidance in how to gently and sensitively help children through this transition. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13341] View more info

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For the Children of the World

By: DEFOREST, LOUISE ED

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 12101

ISBN: 1936849054


Have you heard about the little possum who wanted a peach? Why did a princess wish for speaking grapes, smiling apples and ringing peaches? Do you know how the robin got his red breast, or what happened when Taijin went to live with the Seven Thunders? This little book gathers 24 delightful stories from all corners of the globe, along with 10 delicious recipes. They were sent by representatives of the 29 Member Associations that are part of IASWECE, the International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education, and all proceeds from this book will support IASWECE’s work on ... View more info

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Sun Seeds Poems and Verses for Children

By: DIANE WATKIN

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 13084


Poetry carries images and feelings which nurture imaginative ideals and ideas for later life. Good speech helps develop clear thinking. Enjoy these verses with children you know! [When referring to this item please quote our ID 13084] View more info

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Homemaking and Personal Development Meditative Practice for Homemakers. Meditative Practice for Homemakers

By: DUIN, VERONIKA VAN

Price: $26.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Rudolf Steiner Press: 2008

Seller ID: 7961

ISBN: 1855842122


Why do things go well one day and badly another? Events are the same; the homemaker is the same; yet one day nothing works out, and the next everything seems miraculously to fall into place. Is there something special within us that we can access and cultivate to gain equilibrium? Veronika van Duin began her career forty years ago as a homemaker. Beginning with love, enthusiasm, and idealism, she quickly discovered that she had underestimated the magnitude of the task, which left her feeling inadequate and guilty much of the time, as well as alone and occasionally lonely. [When ... View more info

Spiritual Insights: The Little Series - Volume Two

By: ED. HELMUT VON KUGELGEN

Price: $22.00

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 10013

ISBN: 0972223827


75 pages, saddle-stapled Sample Contents: * Meditative Words which Seize the Will * Foundation Stone * Basic Pedagogical Principles * Connection with the Hierarchies * Six Subsidiary Exercises * For the Days of the Week * Twelve Monthly Virtues * Prayer of Submission * The Rose [When referring to this item please quote our ID 10013] View more info

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Working with the Angels The Gateways Series - Volume Two

By: ED. SUSAN HOWARD

Price: $39.00

Seller ID: 10016

ISBN: 0979623200


127 pages, perfect-bound A compilation of articles from the newsletter of the Early Childhood Association of North America. Topics included are: Working with the Angels; The Destiny of the Child in Our Times; The Gateway of Birth- the Sistine Madonna; The Gateway of Death - Working with Death in the Kindergarten; The Inner Path. Contents include: Finding a Connection to the World of the Angels, Working with the Karma of the Young Child, Walking and the Incarnation of Destiny, Continuing the Work of the Hierarchies, Early Childhood and the Consciousness Soul, Threshold Experie View more info

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Developing Child, The - The First Seven Years The Gateways Series - Volume Three

By: ED. SUSAN HOWARD

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 10006

ISBN: 0979623219


136 pages, perfect-bound A collection of fundamental articles covering the stages of development from birth to seven, the special period of infancy and the first years of life, the development of consciousness through play and imitation, and readiness for kindergarten and school. Contents: The Laws of Childhood, Child Development from Conception to Birth, Embryology, Making Sense of Uprightness , The Wonder of Acquiring Speech, Movement, Gesture and Language, Supporting Development of the Hand, The Vital Role of Play in Childhood [When referring to this item please ... View more info

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Warm and Gentle Welcome, A The Gateways Series - Volume Five

By: ED. TRICE ATCHISON AND MARGARET RIS

Price: $37.50

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 9978

ISBN: 0981615937


86 pages, perfect-bound Contents include: Meeting the Needs of the Times, Do We Know Why We Do What We Do?, Emmi Pikler's Trust in the Wise Infant, The Wonder and Complexity of Motor Development in Infants, Thinking and the Consciousness of the Young Child, The Sacred Art of O [When referring to this item please quote our ID 9978] View more info

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Renewing Education Selected writings on Steiner Education

By: EDMUNDS, FRANCIS

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Hawthorn Press Ltd:

Seller ID: 11535

ISBN: 1869890310


ONE COPY LEFT - NOW OUT OF PRINT The name of Francis Edmunds will always be a part of the Waldorf School movement. He traveled widely and his talks and writings, emphasizing the responsibility of adults and educators toward children, have inspired and educated a worldwide audience. This collection of essays covers many different aspects of a Waldorf school and will be invaluable to all concerned with the spiritual basis of an individual's development from childhood onward. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 11535] View more info

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Introduction to Steiner Education, An

By: EDMUNDS, FRANCIS

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Press:

Seller ID: 7879

ISBN: 185584172X


"To educate youth ... is to ennoble the mind, to fire the imagination, to fortify the will and to quicken initiative for life." —Francis Edmunds Rudolf Steiner’s educational system—long established and respected on the European continent—is gradually spreading around the world. Its radical principles, based on a view of the human being as composed of body, soul, and spirit, allows for a truly holistic and balanced education that nourishes the whole child. The author explains, in a clear and lively style, many aspects of Steiner’s educational ... View more info

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Projective Geometry

By: EDWARDS, LAWRENCE

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Floris Books: 2003

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 729

ISBN: 0863153933


over 200 diagrams Lawrence Edwards researched and taught projective geometry for more than 40 years. Here, he presents a clear and artistic understanding of the intriguing qualities of this geometry. Illustrated with over 200 instructive diagrams and exercises, this book will reveal the secrets of space to those who work through them. It is also a valuable resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 729] View more info

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Helping Children Form Healthy Attachments Building a Foundation for Strong Lifelong Relationships

By: EIJGENRAAM, LOIS

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 14801

ISBN: 1782503722


Safety, feeling at home, trust, self-confidence, creativity and comfort in exploring the world are things all children should have. From an early age, children form attachments that become the foundation for their future relationships. Strong bonds with their world (parents, educators, plants, and animals) must begin with a healthy connection to themselves. With practical tips and real-life examples from an experienced educator, this insightful book explores how the process of healthy attachment develops in young children (until six years old), what conditions are needed for ... View more info

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Foundations of the Extra Lesson

By: EIKENBOOM, JOEP

Price: $56.00

Publisher: Rudolf Steiner College Press:

Seller ID: 10712

ISBN: 0945803834


The exercises by Audrey McAllen as published in The Extra Lesson are not just an example of what an individual teacher can develop when confronted with the needs of her students. Audrey developed an archetypal concept, deeply rooted in Rudolf Steiner's anthroposophy, which goes far beyond the level of the individual. The exercises address the spirit forces within the body and integrate the movements of the students into the universal movements of the earth. Practicing the exercises oneself will reveal their effectiveness; studying the concepts from which these exercises are developed will deep... View more info

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Let's Talk Let's Play Helping Children Learn How to Learn from Life

By: ELIOT, JANE

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Waldorf Publications:

Seller ID: 15362


The author moves with ease and confidence as she teaches us how to teach young children in poetry, song, and play. She explains both why and how archetypal games grow out of the nature of children and language. This is a beautiful book – filled with the love that embodies a Waldorf kindergarten, filled with the magic and joy of young children. Ms. Eliot is not only a master teacher, but a great lover of life whose give it is to lead children and adults to share in that love. Part One includes Rhythm; Uses of Poetry; Wonder; repetition; Listening and Hearing; Selections; Originali... View more info

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Four Temperaments, The

By: ELLER, HELMUT & ELLER, CYNTHIA

Price: $53.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Waldorf Publications: 2009

Seller ID: 15120

ISBN: 1943582181


Here is a thorough investigation of these unusual pedagogical tools used by Waldorf teachers around the world: The Four Temperaments. Both teachers and parents will delight in understanding the different characteristics of each temperament and how these play into the development of every child (and every grownup, too). Used as a tool for understanding rather than for categorizing, the temperaments can be magical in their power to help a child to be seen and understood by the adults who care for them. These may sound a bit archaic, but Helmut Eller, from years of classroom experience in Waldorf... View more info

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Gesture Games for Autumn and Winter

By: ELLERSIEK, WILMA

Price: $49.90

Seller ID: 7902

ISBN: 0972223894


146 pages, spiral-bound, illustrated A second volume of Wilma Ellersiek's wonderful seasonal gesture games, fingerplays, and songs in the mood of the fifth. This collection completes the cycle of games for the course of the year. Dramatic changes in nature take place in the autumn, as the summers fruit matures and is ready for harvest, the trees change their color and the first frost touches plants and flowers around us. In the moving and touching games of this book we can experience the blowing of the autumn wind, the fog hanging in the air and the earth getting ready for winter. ... View more info

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Giving Love, Bringing Joy Hand Gesture Games and Lullabies in the Mood of the Fifth, for Children Between Birth and Nine

By: ELLERSIEK, WILMA

Price: $49.00

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 7899

ISBN: 097962326X


110 pages, spiral-bound, illustrated Gentle, loving games and songs that incorporate the healing, enlivening qualities of gesture, touch, and movement. An invaluable resource for parents, kindergarten and nursery teachers, homeschoolers, or anyone with an interest in keeping in touch with the kingdom of childhood. These games and lullabies are imbued with the idea that loving contact with children helps them “to establish a careful, nurturing relation with plants, animals, people and things in their surroundings,” and movement leads them to a keen awareness of their important... View more info

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Dancing Hand, Trotting Pony Hand gesture games,songs and movement games for children in kindergarten and the lower grades

By: ELLERSIEK, WILMA,

Price: $49.90

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 7900

ISBN: 0979623286


163 pages, spiral bound In a series of happy games for the dancing, playing hand the movements of hands, fists, thumbs and pointers fit to the spoken word in poetry and song. They stimulate the speech center in the child's brain and promote speech development. A second group of games portrays animal games. These are magical, as they transform us into snail, bunny, pony and many other creatures. They lead us to the wellspring of the joy of existence and active participation in the world around us. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 7900] View more info

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Child`s Way, A: Slowing Down for Goodness Sake

By: ELLIOTT, SHARON AND FERGUSON, CARRIE

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Steiner Books:

Seller ID: 8

ISBN: 0977982564


This lovely little book helps restore the inherent forces of parenting, showing that presence to our children from the interior of heart space is more effective than all of child psychology has to offer. This mother-daughter author team restores courage, wisdom, humor, and intuition to anyone intimately connected with children. The key is attention to the sense of rhythm in the life of a child and coming into harmony and resonance with the natural rhythms with which most adults have lost touch. In profoundly simple language, filled with wisdom, the book redefines being with c... View more info

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Why Don't Children Sit Still?: A Parent's Guide to Healthy Movement and Play in Child Development

By: EVELIEN VAN DORT

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Floris Books:

Seller ID: 15161

ISBN: 1782505148


New! Published 07/18 Explores how children develop motor sensory skills, revealing the reasons why children don't sit still. A practical and insightful parenting guide filled with reassuring and useful advice. Written by a children's physiotherapist with over 30 years experience in her field. Why is my son so clumsy? Why is my daughter's handwriting so messy? My children only want to play video games: will lack of movement really hurt them? Movement is essential in helping children develop not only motor skills but also intellectual, emotional and social s... View more info