The Creative Word

Language and Storytelling in Early Childhood

Daniel Udo de Haes; Translated by Simon and Paulamaria Blaxland de Lange

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Quick Look

  • Offers guidance on supporting toddlers as they discover language
  • A fascinating journey into the consciousness of very young children
  • Ideal for parents, teachers and anyone living or working with toddler

Guidance and wisdom on how to aid toddlers as they transition from wordless communication to encountering the world through language. Ideal for parents and educators.

Format:
paperback
Size:
234 x 156 mm
Publisher:
WECAN (Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America)
Subject:
Steiner-Waldorf Education; WECAN (Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America)
Extent:
96 pages
ISBN:
9781936849246
Publication date:
30 Apr 2014

Description

As toddlers make the great transition from wordless communion with the world, to encountering people and objects through human language, they need the support and understanding of parents and educators.

This little book offers guidance and wisdom on how to do that gently and sensitively. Dutch educator Daniel Udo de Haes takes the reader on a fascinating journey into the consciousness of very young children, which will be of benefit to anyone living or working with toddlers.

Author

Daniel Udo de Haes (1899-1986) was born in Bali and studied in the Netherlands. He taught in a Steiner-Waldorf school then worked until his retirement as a teacher in an anthroposophical institute for children with special needs, in Zeist. After his retirement, he wrote a series of educational books for parents and teachers.

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