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Book recommendations:

Waldorf Educational Philosophy

  • Waldorf Education: A Family Guide, Pamela J. Fenner
  • Understanding Waldorf Education, Jack Petrash
  • School as a Journey: the Eight-Year Odyssey of a Waldorf Teacher and His Class, Torin Finser
  • Teaching as a Lively Art, Marjorie Spock
  • Painting With Children, Brunhild Muller

In the Home

  • Seven Times the Sun: Guiding Your Child Through the Rhythms of the Day, Shea Darian
  • Beyond the Rainbow Bridge: Nurturing Our Children from Birth to Age Seven, Barbara J. Patterson
  • You Are Your Child’s First Teacher, Rahima Baldwin Dancy
  • Under the Chinaberry Tree: Books and Inspiration for Mindful Parenting, Ann Ruethling and Pattie Pitcher
  • Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children, Sharifa Oppenheimer
  • Mitten Strings for God: Reflections for Mothers in a Hurry, Katrina Kenison
  • The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connections, Amanda Blake Soule
  • The Nature Corner: Celebrating the Year’s Cycle with Seasonal Tableaus, M.V. Leeuwen and J. Moeskops

Getting Outside

  • Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder, Richard Louv
  • I Love Dirt: 52 Activities to Help You and Your Child Discover the Wonders of Nature, Jennifer Ward
  • Sharing Nature with Children, Joseph Cornell
  • Hands-On Nature: Information and Activities for Exploring the Environment with Children, Jenepher Lingelbach
  • Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Activities to Do in the Garden, Sharon Lovejoy
  • The Importance of Play: The Power of Play: Learning What Comes Naturally, David Elkind
  • The Hurried Child, David Elkind

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Educational Philosophy

Supporting Children