Waldorf Kelip-Kelip
You Are Your Child’s First Teacher 
by Rahima Baldwin Dancy

This was the first book in America to popularize the insights of Rudolf Steiner, founder of the Waldorf schools. It covers the developmental needs of young children. This revised and updated edition offers new ways for parents and educators to enrich the lives of children from birth to age six.

 

 

Steiner Education in Theory and Practice
by Gilbert Childs

This is a detailed account of Rudolf Steiner’s view on children, and the role of education must play in their successful development. 

The author examines the impact of Steiner-Waldorf schools’ curriculum – their holistic way of teaching practices – on the growth and development of a child. Issues such as creativity, imagination, and intellect, and how the schools try to produce rounded, responsible young adults are addressed.

 

 

The Waldorf Parenting Handbook
by Lois Cusick

This is a classic handbook for parents interested in Waldorf Education. It traces in great details on the physical, psychological an intellectual growth of the growing child. This handbook takes a direct approach to explain how Waldorf Education supports and nurtures the thought, feelings and will power of the developing individual. 

 

Seven Times the Sun
by Shea Darian

A wonderful book stuffed full with ideas, reflections, and practical advices offering different views on daily life in the home and family. Weaving songs, stories, family rituals, and verses throughout, mother and educator Shea Darian shows how to bring joy to such daily events as mealtimes, going to bed, chores, naps, and playtime. A practical, creative, and much-needed resource for child-rearing in the ’90s. 

 

School as a Journey 
by Torin M. Finser

School As a Journey is a lively, colourful, and absorbing account of a class teacher’s journey with his class, from first grade through the eighth in a Waldorf school. Told in a straightforward humorous style, it is an excellent introduction to the inside of a Waldorf classroom. This book is written especially for parents and educators as well as anyone new to Waldorf Education. It is filled with eductional tips and resources and will prove invaluable to those already in the teaching field.

 

 

Simplicity Parenting
by Kim John Payne

Today’s busier, faster society is waging an undeclared war on childhood. With too much stuff, too many choices, and too little time, children can become anxious, have trouble with friends and school, or even be diagnosed with behavioral problems. Internationally renowned family consultant Kim John Payne helps parents reclaim for their children the space and freedom that all kids need for their attention to deepen and their individuality to flourish.

 

 

  • Waldorf Education by Martin Large
  • Natural Childhood by John Thompson
  • Educating as an Art by Piening and Lyons
  • The Way of the Child by A.C. Harwood
  • The Four Temperaments by Rudolf Steiner
  • The Hurried Child by D. Elkind
  • The Incarnating Child by J. Salter