Tell Me A Story

Stories from the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America

Edited by Louise deForest; Illustrated by Deborah Grieder and Jo Valens

Price:
£20.00
Availability:
Available to buy

Quick Look

A collection of favourite stories, old and new, especially selected for Steiner-Waldorf kindergartens.

Format:
paperback
Size:
254 x 204 mm
Publisher:
WECAN (Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America)
Subject:
Story Books & Anthologies; WECAN (Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America)
Illustrations:
black and white illustrations
Age Range:
From 3 to 6 years
Extent:
276 pages
ISBN:
9781936849192
Publication date:
25 Apr 2013

Description

In kindergartens all over the world, storytime is often one of the favourite parts of the day. Stories connect us to each other, give a sense of who we are, and guide us into the future. Stories are vital for healthy child development.

This new collection of over eighty stories from the members and friends of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America is a treasure-trove for preschool children. In this book you'll find stories for special occasions as well as everyday enjoyment, which will nourish and inspire.

Table of Contents

(Selection of Contents)

Introduction

SIMPLE STORIES TO START WITH
And the Little One Said …
The Lost Jewel
Good Night, Baby Bear

NATURE TALES
The Harvest Mouse
Autumn Bear
Mother Spider

STORIES FOR SEASONS AND FESTIVALS
The Boy Who Spoke the Truth
Holy Nights
Grandfather Tomten and the Easter Surprise

WORKING AND HELPING
The Little Girl Who Would Not Work
The Legend of the Woodpecker
Little Squirrel and the Mysterious Knocking

JOURNEYS AND WONDERS
The Story of the Mountain Pears
The Sun's Sisters
Wild Goose Lake

HEALING STORIES FOR SPECIAL SITUATIONS
The Little Seed's Journey
Two Friends
Knock, Knock

ENDING WITH LAUGHTER
The Travels of a Fox
Little Half-Chick
The Boy Who Tried to Fool His Father

ABOUT THE CONTRIBUTORS
ABOUT WECAN

Reviews

'Whether you are a teacher, parent, grandparent, caregiver, or just a lover of good stories, you will find inspiration and nourishment in these pages.'
-- Kindling, The Journal for Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Care and Education, Spring 2014

Author

Louise deForest is the mother of four grown-up children. She has also been a Waldorf kindergarten teacher for many years and involved in parent and teacher education. Louise is also a WECAN board member, a regional representative of WECAN in Mexico, one of the representatives from North America to IASWECE and leader of the Waldorf early childhood teacher training in Cuernavaca, Mexico.

Links

Also by Louise deForest:
For the Children of the World

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