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Nurturing Young Children and Their Families
Resources for teachers, caregivers, parents, therapists, and anyone who seeks a deeper understanding of how to meet the needs of the young child in today's world. Practical and down-to-earth advice from experienced educators.
An essential compilation of articles on the vital years between birth and three. Learn More
In this beautifully illustrated journal, author and photographer Margaret Loescher chronicles the year she spent leading an outdoor parent-and-child group in Lincolnshire, England. Learn More
Nine WECAN Conference Lectures by Dr. Johanna Steegmans
With summaries of lectures by Dr. Gerald Karnow
The task of the Waldorf early childhood educator is to lead the young child into a healthy relationship with the body. In this we can work together with the anthroposophic physician, who seeks to redirect what has become diseased or malformed through actively engaging with Rudolf Steiner's picture of the human being in body, soul, and spirit. Learn More
A comprehensive guide to a new way of working with out-of-home care of young children. Learn More
Edited by Susan Weber and Kimberly Lewis
A special and very important part of early childhood work is explored through a range of topics and perspectives, including several from parents.
Louise deForest, translator
Este libro es una compilación de artículos previamente publicados en otros libros de WECAN y incluye un artículo excelente escrito por Roberto Trostli titulado, La Educación Preescolar Waldorf: El Mundo de la Primera Infancia. (This book is a compilation of articles previously published in English in other WECAN books and it includes an excellent article written by Roberto Trostli called “The Waldorf Kindergarten: the World of the Young Child.”)
Ker on research supporting later school entry, and updated versions of the sample observation forms. Learn More
A collection of lectures and other writings, many never before published in English, by a remarkable educator who championed the Waldorf early childhood movement worldwide.
There are new sections on movement to nursery rhymes, bean bag imaginations for young children, and some pedagogical contemplation on what stands behind the visible movements and activities we do to support the child's incarnation on subtle as physical levels. Learn More
Nurturing Children and Families - One Model of a Parent/Child Program in a Waldorf School, Second Edition
A how-to guide for anyone interested in beginning a parent/child program. Learn More
Translated from the German by Margot Saar
This is a clear and succinct summary of the anthroposophical view of child development from birth to three, with concrete and practical suggestions for care of young children in an out-of-home setting. Learn More
Translated by Nina Kuettel
Anthroposophical knowledge of human beings identifies and characterizes seven life processes that affect physical organ functions and life forces. A more detailed examination of these processes unlocks a deeper understanding of how living substances function and are effective within the human organism. Learn More
Eldbjorg Gjessing Paulsen
It is said that human beings learn more in the first three years than in the next thirty. With the utmost reverence for this amazing period of life, a firm grounding in Anthroposophy, and many practical examples, an experienced Waldorf kindergarten teacher and mentor offers the fruits of her many years of living and working with the youngest children. Learn More
A selection from WECAN publications over the last thirty-five years, giving an essential and fundamental guide to our work. Learn More
Compiled and Introduced by Sharifa Oppenheimer
A collection of classic articles from the Waldorf Kindergarten Association Newsletter, with beautiful color photos and thoughtful introductions by Sharifa Oppenheimer. These articles were previously published in An Overview of the Waldorf Kindergarten and A Deeper Understanding of the Waldorf Kindergarten.Learn More