Movement for the Young Child - A Handbook for Eurythmists and Kindergarten Teachers

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This treasury of stories, songs, verses, and games is intended for use in the kindergarten circle time, as well as the eurythmy lesson, to bring the joy and healing power of movement to life. Estelle Bryer shares the insights of 43 years as a eurythmist and Waldorf kindergarten teacher: the development of the child, the importance of movement and gesture, and suggestions on discipline, music, and structuring a lesson. Whether done with eurythmy gestures or with richly imaginative descriptive gestures, the many sample lessons provide plenty of opportunities for clapping, stamping, walking on tiptoe, walking on heels, skipping, hopping, and finger-play, as well as contrasts between loud and soft, vigorous and quiet, contraction and expansion, tension and relaxation. “The possibilities are endless,” says Estelle Bryer.

Formerly available as Eurythmy for the Young Child, this new edition has been thoroughly revised and corrected, and the music newly edited by Sally Schweizer.

119 pages, perfect bound. Simple musical notation.

Author: Estelle Bryer
Publisher: WECAN
Year: 2011
ISBN: 978-1-936849-02-4


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