• Posts Tagged ‘Steiner Waldorf education’

    The Wisdom of Waldorf: 100 Reflections on Waldorf Education to Enrich and Inspire

    by  • 1 July 2019 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    2019 is being celebrated by the worldwide Steiner-Waldorf community as the centenary of the founding of the original Waldorf school in Stuttgart in September 1919. Now with around 1,100 schools and over 2,000 kindergartens around the globe, Waldorf education has become the largest free school movement in the world. At Floris Books we are...

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    Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference, 15th to 19th April 2019

    by  • 22 May 2019 • Anthroposophy, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    The Goetheanum (the world centre for the anthroposophical movement) Find out more about anthroposophy here. Our Community Marketing Manager, Elaine Reid, tells us about her trip to the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland for the International Association for Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference (15 – 19 April 2019)....

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    Fun with Maths Puzzles, Games and More: A Resource Book for Steiner-Waldorf Teachers

    by  • 21 May 2019 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Fun with Maths Puzzles, Games and More is an inspirational and easy-to-use resource book for teachers who want to add interest and engagement to maths lessons. Part of the acclaimed Making Maths Meaningful series, this book is a useful resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers of classes 4 – 12. Here, we share some of the...

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    Growing Children, Thriving Children: Raising 7 to 12 Year Olds With Confidence and Awareness

    by  • 30 April 2019 • Lou Harvey-Zahra, Parenting • 0 Comments

    Children face big changes between the ages of seven and twelve. We spoke to experienced teacher and parenting coach Lou Harvey-Zahra, whose new book Growing Children, Thriving Children addresses the challenges of supporting children through their middle years. What are the key changes facing children during their lower school years? There are key physical,...

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    Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens

    by  • 2 April 2019 • Crafts & Activities, Seasons, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Teach children how to engage with the seasons with the help of “Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens.” This book is full of wonderful ideas and projects for kindergarten teachers including growing and cooking fresh herbs, caring for butterflies, using plant dyes, building bird boxes, creating a stimulating kindergarten garden, and working...

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    Frank Egholm’s Tips and Tricks for Whittling

    by  • 17 August 2018 • Crafts & Activities, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Easy Wood Carving for Children by Frank Egholm

    Whittling is a wonderful hobby that’s had a big revival over the past 10 years, and it is the perfect outdoor hobby for adventurous children! Frank Egholm’s new book – Easy Wood Carving for Children – is packed with ideas to get the creative energy flowing, with clear step-by-step instructions for over 50 projects. We asked...

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    Why Don’t Children Sit Still?

    by  • 19 July 2018 • Evelien van Dort, Non Fiction, Parenting • 0 Comments

    Movement is essential in helping children develop motor, intellectual, emotional and social skills. Children learn through ‘doing’ and play. But a child’s journey in learning how to control their body can cause frustration in parents. Parents often say, “Just sit still!” Why Don’t Children Sit Still? is the latest parenting book that seeks to...

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    Myth, Magic and Mathematics

    by  • 30 May 2018 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    String, Straight-edge and Shadow

    Using only three simple tools – String, Straight-edge and Shadow – humans revealed the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry. In this fascinating extract, Julia E. Diggins imagines how Pythagoras might have taught his famous theorem: Listen to our baffling problem. Here is the Egyptian right triangle, the one used by the rope-stretchers,...

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    The Legend of Parzival: The Epic Story of his Quest for the Grail

    by  • 24 May 2018 • Books, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

      In Steiner-Waldorf education, Parzival’s quest for the Grail can be seen as a metaphor for the difficult journey through life, which speaks strongly to adolescents and its study is at the heart of the Class 11 curriculum. As a hugely experienced Steiner-Waldorf teacher, Robin Cook’s engaging retelling, The Legend of Parzival, will provide valuable...

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