Category Archives: Waldorf Books

New Directions in Education

New Directions in Education I am sharing this letter with permission from author Howard Schrager, the founder of LemonTree Press and one of our Waldorf Books partners. You can order his books by following the links in this newsletter or by clicking the button under his photo to the right....
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The Little Series

Spiritual Gifts for Educators Edited by Helmut von Kügelgen and originally entitled Spiritual Gifts for Educators, the volumes in The Little Series are collections of verses and writings by Rudolf Steiner for the inner work of the teacher, through the day, through the year, through life. Waldorf Books Category: BY...
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The Tales of Tiptoes Lightly

The Tiptoes Lightly Tale The Tales of Tiptoes Lightly, for the most part, arose out of my lessons in kindergarten and the younger grades. The wonderful expressiveness of eurythmy, an art of movement and gesture using speech and music as its basis, lends itself to vivid nature- and spirit-filled stories....
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Native American Heritage Month Titles

Feature Partner Native Voices In honor of Native American Heritage Month (U.S.) this year I would like to feature 7th Generation Native Voices Books, one of our partners. It is inspiring to work with a publisher “dedicated to publishing quality fiction and nonfiction titles for children and young adults;” furthermore,...
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Winter Gift Titles from Waldorf Books

Happy Holidays!  With so much to celebrate in December (including MY BIRTHDAY!), I’ve selected some gift recommendations for the young learner in your life. With the over 100 titles in our Seasonal & Festival Books section, you can explore an array of charming and exclusive titles about nature, imagination, tradition,...
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Experiential Science

Experiential Science: The Earthschooling 365 Project Example We believe that wildlife can only thrive in a world where there is a healthy environment, people retain a sense of wonder and closeness with the natural world around them, and pass that relationship to their children, friends, and family. Our goal is...
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Celtic Magic Series

Feature Author H.R. Conklin H.R. Conklin’s Celtic Magic series is a unique tale connecting modern day California to the Scotland of centuries ago. Join Mairi during a life-changing year in this eco-heroine’s journey, following the Celtic wheel of pagan holidays through the seasons. Read more on the author’s webpage!  ...
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New Star Children Book

Feature Partner Luminescence Publishing Luminescence Publishing is a small publishing venture in beautiful Silverton, British Columbia. It is under the direction of Lila Strand, author and illustrator of the three children’s books, collectively called The Star Children Books. These books have come to be created in order to fill an...
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Splendid Sets

The Systematic Melancholic Although the melancholic’s strict system of rules and standards may seem confusing or difficult to maintain for someone of another temperament, the melancholic has a number of skills and traits that make it easy for her and even pleasurable. Many people make the mistake of feeling pity...
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Form Drawing Resources for Multiple Ages

Waldorf Skill: Form Drawing  Form drawing as an educational tool is a technique developed by Rudolf Steiner that serves a variety of educational functions. Form drawing in a very basic sense teaches children that all forms in nature are derived from a combination of lines and curves and shapes. However,...
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March is Women’s History Month

And March 8th is International Women’s Day! International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or...
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The Rainbow Fairy Books

Feature Author Andrew Lang Andrew Gabriel Lang was a prolific Scots man of letters. He was a poet, novelist, and literary critic, and a contributor to anthropology…Amongst the most famous of Andrew Lang books are The Rainbow Fairy Books, growing from Lang’s interest in myths and folklore which continued to...
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You Are Your Child’s First Teacher

Feature Author Rahima Baldwin Dancy Rahima Baldwin Dancy is internationally known as a midwife, Waldorf early childhood and parenting educator and author of You Are Your Child’s First Teacher. She was co-director of Rainbow Bridge LifeWays Program for 1-5 year olds in Boulder, Colorado and currently works for LifeWays North...
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February is Black History Month

Celebrating Diversity Alan Whitehead, Waldorf teacher of both students and teachers, in his book The People Pool says of Steiner, “He recommended on every hand the telling of ‘folk’ tales (‘marchen’)…‘Folk’ tale means, as the quoted passage makes clear, the story of one’s own people and place – the children’s...
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Books in Spanish and for Spanish Lessons

A Creative Approach to Languages for Waldorf Teachers The teaching of languages plays an essential part in the Waldorf curriculum. Rudolf Steiner intended children to be exposed to two contrasting languages, three times a week, from the first through the twelfth grade. The learning of a language greatly depends on...
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Seasonal Waldorf Books Titles for Early Childhood

Season’s greetings, I’m Mosi from Waldorf Books, and today I’ll be featuring a couple seasonal titles for early childhood: Winter, Awake! and My First Root Children. Winter, Awake! is written by Linda Kroll and illustrated by Ruth Lieberherr. I’m highlighting this book because I feel like autumn and winter aren’t celebrated...
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Diversity in Waldorf Education

Waldorf Books Diversity Section by Kristie Burns Earthschooling, that just recently became a sister company to Waldorf Books, was built on a foundation of diversity. I taught classes that included children from over 14 different countries and represented over six different religions, in a country where there were only three...
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