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Creating a Home for Body, Soul, and Spirit A New Approach to Childcare

By: BERNADETTE RAICHLE

Price: $43.00

Publisher: WECAN:

Seller ID: 9981

ISBN: 1936849011


193 pages, perfect-bound A comprehensive guide to a new way of working with out-of-home care of young children. Part One gives a picture of how the day nursery can emulate the archetypal home through an understanding of the fourfold human sheaths. Part Two goes into further detail about practical matters, including food, sleep, festivals, and more. Includes example [When referring to this item please quote our ID 9981] View more info

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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 distilled here in a treasury of insights - a must-have travel guide for anyone setting out on the journey of working with young... View more info

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In a Nutshell Dialogues with Parents at Acorn Hill A Waldorf KIndergarten

By: FOSTER, NANCY

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Silver Spring, Acorn Hill Kindergarten and Nursery: 2005

Seller ID: 4100

ISBN: 0976749807


91 pages, perfect-bound In this valuable resource for both parents and teachers, Nancy Foster draws on her many years of experience as a Steiner Waldorf early childhood teacher to respond to parents' questions about their children...Nancy offers a warm and engaging look at thoughts and ideals which might guide parents in understanding their child's experiences at school or in making decisions for their particular family situation. [When referring to this item please quote our ID 4100] View more info

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Seasonal Festivals in Early Childhood, The Gateways Series - Volume Seven

By: FOSTER, NANCY, ED

Price: $39.90

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 7903

ISBN: 0979623294


161 pages, perfect-bound This collection of articles, stories, songs, circles, and puppet plays provides thoughtful reflections on the cycle of the year and on the nature of each season, along with many practical ideas and materials to bring into the classroom. In the introduction, editor Nancy Foster explains that many of the beautiful festival celebrations we may think of as "Waldorf" originated not in the first Waldorf schools, but in the European cultural and religious tradition in which they were embedded. This presents a challenge for us today as we strive to renew our... View more info

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Eco Parenting - Growing Greener Children

By: JANE HANCKEL

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Inspired Education: 2011

Seller ID: 12076

ISBN: 098706410X


The essential guide to raising healthy, happy children to live lightly on the planet. A comprehensive resource for parents wanting to raise healthier, happier children. This informative book provides the information that you need to help your children and your family live a healthy balanced life. The book is a message of hope - that by taking responsibility for the environments we create for our children - we can help parents and families regain control of their own health and well being. Jane Hanckel has been researching parenting, health and education for over 25 years. When Jane'... View more info

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Parent and Child Group Handbook, The A Steiner / Waldorf Approach

By: MALE, DOT

Price: $43.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, Hawthorn Press Ltd: 2006

Seller ID: 2106

ISBN: 1903458463


b&w photographs & illustrations This lively, accessible guide shows parents how they can join with others to create a supportive family community. Written in 12 chapters, the handbook's contents include Steiner's theory of child development; creating a calm, harmonious space, using rhythm and ritual to structure a session; devising appropriate toys, crafts and activities; the shared meal; circle time; celebrating seasonal festivals and the cycle of the year; health, safety and legal issues; and marketing, publicity and fund-raising. [When referring to this item please quote our ID ... View more info

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Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children A Handbook for Parents of Young Children

By: OPPENHEIMER, SHARIFA

Price: $52.00

Publisher: United States, Anthroposophic Press Inc: 2006

Seller ID: 1163

ISBN: 0880105666


Illustrations As we witness the shifting of old forms that once stood as the foundation of our daily lives, parents - who must prepare the next generation to meet this changing world - have more questions now than ever before. Although our culture and the nature of the family may be changing, the atmosphere in the home continues to create the foundation of a child's life. In "Heaven on Earth", parent and educator Sharifa Oppenheimer reveals how to make the home environment warm, lively, loving, and consistent with your highest ideals. "Heaven on Earth" balances theoretica... View more info

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Becoming a Family The First Three Years

By: SHAW, MARGARET

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Hawthorn Press:

Seller ID: 13067

ISBN: 1907359273


Becoming a Family explores the first three intense and joyful years of the family journey. Raising children is a lifelong journey and is never what you imagine it to be. It is also a profound personal journey: parents need to trust their own inner sense as a guide for health and truth. After all, mothers and fathers have been raising children successfully long before childcare experts came along! Babies arrive 'trailing clouds of glory', creating a profound spiritual and human presence. Margaret Shaw explores how babies can be welcomed onto this earth with warmth, love, insig... View more info

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Eco Parenting Pregnancy to Year One Guide

By: THANH CHERRY & JANE HANCKEL

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Inspired Education: 2010

Seller ID: 12265

ISBN: 098037670X


A comprehensive guide for eco minded parents covering pregnancy through the first year. Filled with practical tips and easy to access information, the book is an invaluable resource for parents. Written by Thanh Cherry, internationally acclaimed early childhood educator and co-authored by Jane Hanckel, the book covers sleep and settling, introducing solids, balancing work and family - all with sound eco-friendly advice. 'The journey through pregnancy to parenthood is potentially the most empowering and creative experience of a lifetime. This book allows the reader to approach pregnancy a... View more info

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Waldorf Early Childhood Education An Introductory Reader

By: VARIOUS, ED HONIGBLUM, SHANNON

Price: $48.90

Publisher: Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America:

Seller ID: 14678

ISBN: 1936849372


Here is a sampling of essays on a wide range of topics of interest to the Waldorf early childhood educator and to all caregivers of young children. They have been selected from the rich array of publications created over the last thirty-five years by the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America, aiming to deepen our understanding of the young children in our care, and provide practical and artistic approaches to our work with them. Editor Shannon Honigblum, a Waldorf alum, has experience teaching all ages of students, and currently teaches kindergarten at the Austin Waldorf Sch... View more info