Recent Resources and Publications

 

Walking with Our Children
Nancy Blanning

Essays on parenting wisdom by early childhood educator Nancy Blanning. Personal anecdotes, ideas for simple home and family activities, and wisdom on guiding young children’s development.
75 pages, perfect-bound. $14
 



 

Child Development Year by Year
edited by Holly Koteen-Soulé

This simple, friendly pamphlet discusses how Waldorf early childhood education meets your child at each year of life from birth through age seven. We hope it’s just what you’ve been looking for! Each article includes references to material providing deeper treatment of related topics and bibliographical lists for further exploration.
20 pages, saddle-stitched. $10 for bundle of 5
 


Same Light, Many Candles:
Working with vulnerable children and mothers within toxically stressed communities
Carol Cole

 

The story of Sophia Project, which served 112 homeless children and their mothers in Oakland, California, through Camphill ideals and the Waldorf early childhood approach.
160 pages, perfect-bound. $17
 

The World of Fairy Tales
Daniel Udo de Haes

Out of his wisdom and experience, Dutch educator Daniel Udo de Haes off ers his perspective on how to enrich and guide early childhood development through fairy tales.
138 pages, perfect-bound. $20
 



Please, Can We Play Games?
Joyful Interactions with Young Children
Ruth Ker

A wealth of traditional and original verses, songs, and games for early childhood circle time or home play, collected through the collective and extensive experience of the author and her colleagues in the Waldorf classroom.
135 pages, perfect-bound. $25


 

Singing and Speaking the Child into Life
Susan Weber, Nancy Macalaster, Jane Swain

Three birth-to-three specialists in Waldorf early childhood education have compiled a collection of traditional songs and verses, together with selected games from Wilma Ellersiek, through their extensive background on child development during these three fi rst years of life. Learn how, when, and why to use diff erent types of songs, verses, and games, and gain confidence in finding your own with which to “sing and speak the child into life.” A wonderful resource for all those working with children under three.
125 pages, perfect-bound. $22



WECAN Recommended Parent Resource Guide

A single-sheet pamphlet featuring some of our best-loved resources to share with parents and friends. Member organizations are invited to request bundles of 10 or more.


 



Toy Making: Simple Playthings to Make for Children
Gun Lee Blue

All adults can make toys, the simpler the better. Craft beautiful dolls, knitted animals, and other playthings that foster creativity and imagination. Appropriate for all levels of loving care.
84 pages, perfect-bound. $22

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