On the Play of the Child
Indications by Rudolf Steiner for Working with Young Children
A compilation of Rudolf Steiner's words on the subject of children's play. An essential resource for early childhood educators, now in a second edition.
A compilation of Rudolf Steiner's words on the subject of children's play, now in a second revised edition.
This new edition of an essential resource for early childhood educators includes wisdom on the inner attitude of the teacher; imitation; the nature and meaning of children's play; toys and play materials; and creating the right environment for the child.
Freya Jaffke was born in 1937. She worked at Reutlingen kindergarten in Germany for many years and now lectures throughout the world in teacher training colleges. She is the author of fourteen books on children's play and development and has sold over a quarter of a million copies worldwide.