What is Waldorf Early Childhood Education?

Essentials of Waldorf Early Childhood Education
Is there a Waldorf early childhood “curriculum?” Are there specific activities — perhaps puppet plays or watercolor painting, for example-that are required in a Waldorf program? Are there certain materials and furnishings-lazured, soft-colored walls, handmade playthings, natural materials, beeswax crayons—that are essential ingredients of a Waldorf setting? What is it that makes Waldorf early childhood education “Waldorf?” Rudolf Steiner spoke on a number of occasions about the essentials of education and of early childhood education. His words shed light on what he considered fundamental …

Letting the Children Be Children - Waldorf Early Childhood Education

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Ample Time and Space (Part 1 in a series of 6)

Caring Environments
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Consistent Rhythms 
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Real Life Activities (Part 4 in a series of 6)

Relationships Based on Love (Part 5 in a series of 6)

Educators Committed (Part 6 in a series of 6)


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