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A CHILD'S SEASONAL TREASURY
A Child’s Seasonal Treasury was conceived as a Waldorf-inspired resource book for parents and teachers of young children. Throughout the seasons, songs, verses, poems, riddles, finger-plays, games, creative drama and movement, watercolor painting, handcrafts, healthy recipes and gratitude for life that rekindles a sense of wonder are keynotes of this Smithsonian Notable Children’s Book (Nov. 1997, Vol 28, Number 8) This newly published edition has been up-dated with more writing and all illustrations by the author, a conversion chart for the recipes to "translate" world-wide, and the promise that at home or at school, this book will bring joy into the process of learning, both for children and for the adults who are involved with them on a daily basis. We are thrilled this book is back in print! Softbound 139 pages
Catalog number B9914

Price: $ 35.00



 

THE WALDORF BOOK OF ANIMAL POETRY
edited by David Kennedy

Celebrate and honor our furred, feathered, and finned friends with the world’s largest collection of animal poetry ever published. The Waldorf Book of Animal Poetry brings the animals of the forests, mountains, jungles, deserts, rivers, seas, and even your own backyard to life on every page.
An essential companion for teachers at every level from kindergarten to college. Parents, children, and animal lovers alike will discover old favorites, make new friends, and revel in over 425 animal poems by classic and modern authors. This book makes a great companion to David’s first collection, “The Waldorf Book of Poetry” and is arranged in a similar format with the addition of wonderful black and white illustrations.
Softbound 384 pages with comprehensive index.
Catalog number B0520 New!

Price: $ 25.00



 

THE WALDORF BOOK OF POETRY
edited by David Kennedy

Over 425 poems by classic and modern poets form a comprehensive collection revealing the power of imagination in a wide range of subjects. Teachers will find a perfect poem for every class, parents will discover old favorites and new treasures to share with their children."Read through these carefully selected and artfully categorized poems and you will receive the better part of a Waldorf Education,"-Eugene Schwartz.
Softbound 333 pages including comprehensive index.
Catalog number B9050

Price: $ 25.00



 

THE KING OF IRELAND'S SON
By Padraic Colum Illustrated by Willy Pogany
This is an Irish wonder tale: a coming of age story of the youngest son of the King of Ireland who sets off on an impossible quest. This book weaves together stories within stories in a fantastic tapestry of humor, poetry, action and adventure. Perfect for reading aloud at bedtime. Generations of children have loved Padraic Colum's unmatched storytelling.
221 Pages Softbound with black and white drawings.
Catalog Number B5896 New!

Price: $ 16.95



 

MAKE WAY FOR READING
Complied and Edited by Karen Latimer and Pamela J. Fenner
Here is the updated version of the popular "Waldorf Student Reading List". Nearly 1,00 books for children are selected and annotated for appropriate ages, interests,and development. This book is a valuable resource for adults who wish to share the love of reading with children! Age guidelines 6 to 14 years old.
328 Pages Softbound
Catalog Number BSRL2

Price: $ 17.95



 

THE QUALITY OF NUMBERS
By Wolfgang Held
One Sun, two parents, three meals a day, four seasons, five fingers...every child soon discovers that many aspects of life have numbers attached to them. Just as five individual fingers become something more important and powerful when combined in a hand, these numbers are often much more than the simple addition of their parts; they are connected intrinsically to the object, expressing a particular quality.
In this readable little book, Wolfgang Held explores the fascinating qualities of numbers one to thirty-one.
141 pages
Softbound
Catalog Number B86315 New!

Price: $ 14.95



 

MAGIC WOOL FARIES
By Christine Schäfer
Wool roving also known as magic wool, is a warm, vibrant material that is perfect for making beautiful soft figures. Included are detailed instructions on making fairies and angels for every occasion—flower fairies for a seasonal nature table; fairies for birthday celebrations; guardian angels to watch over a crib; and of course a range of Christmas angels.
Magic Wool Fairies includes step-by-step instructions with wonderful color photographs and diagrams that clearly show the reader the basics for making simple figures.103 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B63158 New!

Price: $ 19.95



 

YOU ARE YOUR CHILD'S
FIRST TEACHER 3rd Edition
By Rahima Baldwin Dancy

This book is a must have for mothers and fathers of very young children. Rahima uses the insights provided by Rudolf Steiner and applies them to the young child, helping parents to bring creativity, beauty and understanding to the art of parenting. She leaves no stone unturned from infancy to age seven and covers child development, parenting issues such as: sibling rivalry, toilet training, development of creative play, imagination, artistic and musical ability, speech, and discipline. This book is a perfect gift for a new parent and gives one the sense that parenting is a can-do, creative, and fun filled experience for both parents and children. Revised and updated for 2012. 322 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B1432

Price: $ 17.95



 

CREATIVE WOOL
By Karin Neuschutz
This full color illustrated craft book shows how to make many items using fleece and yarn. Toys, friendship bracelets, braids, balls, pompoms, animals, dolls and puppets are all included with clear diagrams and instructions. Children are introduced to the basic methods of spinning yarn, crocheting, knitting and felting. This book is appropriate for children of all ages with the assistance of and adult. 80 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B5800

Price: $ 19.95



 

SPINDRIFT
Spindrift contains poems, songs, and more than forty stories to use with young children throughout the year. Based on work in Waldorf kindergartens, this book provides invaluable material for anyone working with young children. 224 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B6506

Price: $ 17.95



 

GATEWAYS
Gateways contains sections on morning, evening, birthdays, and fairy tales. Each section has poems and songs for these times. The fairy tale section has songs that go with some favorite tales for young children. Another favorite for teachers and parents of young children. 96 pages.
Softbound
Catalog number B6513

Price: $ 14.95



 

SPRING, SUMMER, AUTUMN, WINTER
from Wynstones Press

These books contain a wide variety of seasonal poems, songs,and stories used in Waldorf kindergartens. They provide invaluable material for developing circle and story times.
First published twenty years ago these books are in their third edition, reedited with new material added. In addition, the music has been comprehensively edited, with most songs now in the scale of D-pentatonic, which is particularly suited to pentatonic lyres and may be played on any traditional seven-note or twelve-note instrument. Each volume includes an enlightening introduction by Jennifer Aulie on music in the "mood of the fifth."
Softbound
Spring catalog number B6469
Summer catalog number B6476
Autumn catalog number B6483
Winter catalog number B6490

Price: $ 14.95



 

THE LIGHT IN THE LANTERN
by Georg Dreissig

With twenty-eight stories, this book may be used as an "Advent calendar", with the first week's stories relating to the mineral world, the second to the plant world, followed by the animal kingdom, and finally human beings.All ages.
Softbound
Catalog number B6230

Price: $ 12.95



 

MAGICAL WONDER TALES
King Beetle Tamer and other Stories
by Isabel Wyatt

A collection of fifteen fairy tales written by Isabel Wyatt who wrote numerous books for children. These tales are filled with both magical and natural creatures, and present challenges to the humans in each story.
Fifteen stories in all, 150 pages, with a few black and white drawings by the author. This book can be read by older children, and told to 5 year olds on up!
Softbound
Catalog Number B5526

Price: $ 16.95



 

EARTH, WATER, FIRE, AND AIR
Playful explorations in the four elements
by Walter Kraul

Children love to play with the elements of water, air, fire, and earth. This book shows how to encourage and develop this tendency in children. Written primarily for parents and teachers, it describes the construction of many toys and projects with easy to follow instructions, diagrams, and photographs. Projects include making paddle-wheel boats, a propeller plane, parachutes, windmills, spinning tops, a little hot-air carousel, a hot-air balloon, and much more. While some suggestions are simple enough for six-year-olds, others are challenging enough for a skillful twelve-year-old. Over 70 projects.
Softbound
Catalog number B4891
New Edition

Price: $ 25.00



 

NEW EYES FOR PLANTS
By Margaret Colquhoun and Axel Ewald
A workbook for observing and drawing plants

This is one of the most comprehensive and helpful books I have ever seen for drawing in general and specifically drawing from nature. Laid out as a workbook, it takes the student step-by-step through exercises designed to not only help with drawing skills but to also give one a greater appreciation for the natural world. A book that can be used for years, most suited for older children and adults. 195 pages.
Softbound Catalog number B2004

Price: $ 30.00



 

COOKING FOR THE LOVE
OF THE WORLD
by Anne-Marie Fryer Wibolt

"Anne-Marie Fryer has made an invaluable contribution to the growing movement to bring mindfulness into the art of making a home. By helping cultivate your awareness of the subtle forces present in food and ways to harmonize with them through cooking, this practical and profound book will not only benefit you and your family, but the entire planet."
   -Rahima Baldwin Dancy, Parenting Educator and Author of
You Are Your Child's First Teacher
This inspiring book is not only a cookbook but also a book that speaks to the heart of food preparation and the seasonal gifts of the earth. The recipes are simple but elegant. 200 pages, with lovely art work throughout.
Softbound
Catalog number B9825

Price: $ 22.95



 

KNITTED ANIMALS
by Anne-Dorthe Grigaff

This book provides step by step instructions for making more than twenty different knitted animals and is illustrated with beautiful color photography. Knitted Animals contains projects suitable for older children and adults with basic knitting skills. These small projects are a great way to use up small amounts of yarn and fleece.
Hardcover
Catalog number B8686

Price: $ 29.95



 

KID'S GUIDE TO DECORATING
UKRAINIAN EGGS
by Natalie Perchyshyn

A great book for beginners of all ages. Step-by-step directions, 48 pages all in full color.
Spiral bound, Softcover
Catalog number BKID

Price: $ 9.95



 

UKRAINIAN EGG DESIGN
BOOK #3
by Natalie Perchyshyn

Annette's personal favorite design book with 24 traditional designs and step-by-step directions.
Softbound
Catalog number BDES3

Price: $ 9.95



 

I LOVE TO BE ME
Songs in the mood of the fifth
by Channa A. Seidenberg

I love to be me is a wonderful book of thirty-two songs for young children. Channa A. Seidenberg compiled this delightful collection while working with children. Each song has text and musical notation and is the pentatonic scale. I Love to Be Me is thoroughly illustrated in color, with twenty-four charming watercolor illustrations by Kingsley Lou Little, which help bring the words and music to life. 59 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B6438

Price: $ 19.95



TEMPORARILY OUT OF STOCK

THE WALDORF SONG BOOK
Collected by Brien Masters

This book contains over 100 songs-some well known, others less known, including rounds and four part songs.
Arranged by age and time of year.
Softbound
Catalog number B593.

Price: $ 15.95



 

SINGING WITH CHILDREN
SONGBOOK SERIES

These delightful books have been created by Mary Thienes-Schunemann, Waldorf music educator and singer. Each book has many sweet, simple songs for parents and children to share, as well as a CD. Mary's lilting soprano voice demonstrates the songs either acappella or with simple lyre accompaniment. Spiral bound, beautifully illustrated.

Sing a Song of Seasons...catalog number MS01
Sing a Song with Baby...catalog number MS02
The Christmas Star...catalog number MS03
The Wonder of Lullabies...catalog number MS04
This is the Way We Wash-a-Day...catalog number MS05
Lavender's Blue Dilly Dilly...catalog number MS06
Cante Cante Elefante...catalog number MS07
With 57 songs in Spanish this is a great resource for Latino parents, teachers and childcare providers as well as non-spanish speakers who would like to learn!.

Price: $ 24.95



 

KID'S KNITTING
by Melanie Falick

In fifteen easy projects, Melanie Falick teaches kids of all ages how to knit. Through step-by-step instructions and many pictures, beginners learn the fundamentals, knitting tools, finger-knitting, and basic stitches such as knit, purl, mattress, overcast and stockinette.126 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B85076

Price: $ 13.95



 

PAPERCRAFT
by Anglika Wolk-Gerche

Paper is a remarkably versatile, easy-to-use, and easy-to-find material for use in arts and crafts. In this book, Angelika Wolk-Gerche presents detailed instructions for making hundreds of things out of paper. Papercraft includes easy-to-follow instructions for cutting out paper stars, folding birds and animals, making windmills, masks, and gift-bags. You can even cut a hole in a piece of writing paper that you can climb through!
Papercraft also includes instructions for making paper mâché and handmade paper and for working with pulp. 112 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B6380

Price: $ 25.00



 

MAGICAL WINDOW STARS
by Frederique Gueret

By using special paper-folding techniques, tissue paper or kite paper can be transformed into magical window stars for every season. This book has step-by-step instructions for making twenty-five window stars; graded for difficulty from simple to quite complicated. Measurements are in both inches and centimeters.
This book calls for rectangular pieces of kite paper so it works best with the large assorted sheets found on our seasonal specials page.
96 pages, many color photos
Softbound
Catalog number B4948

Price: $ 20.00



 

CRAFTS THROUGH THE YEAR
by Thomas and Petra Berger

Completely revised compilation of the authors' very successful Christmas Craft Book, Easter Craft Book, and Harvest Craft Book all in one. This book includes more than 200 projects for all ages using kite paper, candle decorating wax, swedish straw and other natural materials.
Softbound
Catalog number B3224

Price: $ 24.95



 

MAGIC WOOL
by Dagmar Schmidt and Freya Jaffke

New 2nd edition. A delightful craft book from Freya Jaffke and Dagmar Schmidt and Floris Books. Full of inspiring pictures and detailed directions for making flannel board pictures, figures and animals out of wool roving. Many beautiful full color pictures. This book doesn't include instructions for needle felting, but that technique can be used on the wrapped figures and wool pictures to make them permanent. 68 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B3191

Price: $ 19.95



 

THE NATURE CORNER
by M.V. Leeuwen and J. Moeskops

Beautiful pictures, ideas and instructions for creating season tables at home or at school using silk, felt and treasures from nature. Some projects require basic knitting or crocheting skills while others use simple sewing of felt to make human and animal figures.88 pages
Softbound
New updated larger edition
Catalog number B1521

Price: $ 20.00



 

FELTCRAFT
by Petra Berger

Now in a large paperback- full of hand sewing projects in felt: necklaces, tapestries, balls, scissors cases, dolls, finger puppets and loads more. Many great color photos. Projects for all ages. A little felt, pearl cotton, an embroidery needle, a good pair of little scissors and you're on your way! 87 Pages
Softbound
Catalog number B1812

Price: $ 25.00



 

BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO
NEEDLE FELTING
By Susanna Wallis

Many color pictures as well as detailed directions for both flat needle felting and dimensional needle felting. Projects include flat felted pictures and cards and dimensional birds, jewelry, human figures, cups, saucers and baskets.
Paperbound. 64 pages.
Catalog number B84448

Price: $ 17.95



 

TOYMAKING WITH CHILDREN
by Freya Jaffke

Ms. Jaffke offers a view of child development through the lens of creative play. She lists specific age-appropriate toys and includes simple instructions for making wooden play stands, crown headbands, carved wooden figures and bridges, simple dolls and more. The end result looks remarkably like the lively workings of a typical Waldorf kindergarten.152 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B0692

Price: $ 25.00



 

THE CHRISTMAS STORY BOOK
collected by Ineke Verschuren

A collection of Advent, Christmas and Epiphany stories written by well known and less known authors, with age appropriate guides for each story. Even though my children are grown, I still get this book out every year and read a few stories. This book is one to treasure and pass down through the generations.
427 pages
Hardcover
Catalog number B0772

Price: $ 35.00



 

BEYOND THE RAINBOW BRIDGE
by Barbara Patterson and Pamela Bradley

In an easy, conversational style, long-time Kindergarten teacher Barbara Patterson gives a brief overview of child development. There are sections on play, healthy sensory development and creative discipline, and practical advice in a question/answer style condensed from her excellent Parent-Child Classes at the Great Oaks School. Also included are directions for simple craft projects and toys, and a helpful resource section.163 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B51795

Price: $ 17.95



 

IN THE LIGHT
OF A CHILD
by Michael H. Burton.

These 52 verses, following the course of the year, were inspired by Rudolf Steiner's Calendar of the Year. The book is arranged so that parents, teachers and children can follow the course of the year in both hemispheres.52 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B4500

Price: $ 14.95



 

A JOURNEY THROUGH TIME
IN VERSE AND RHYME
collected by Heather Thomas

I have heard from several teachers that this is one of their most cherished and often used books. This is an invaluable collection of poetry arranged by age of the child, from 6 to 14. Selections provide support for lessons from botany and physics to history and astronomy. They encompass a wide variety of moods from gratitude and wonder at the natural world to courage and heroism of individuals pitted against the odds, and range from ancient Egypt to modern times. Many well known poets are represented as well as the refreshingly unfamiliar. Sections on alliterative verse, riddles, tongue-twisters, action verses and the seasons of the year. A resource book to treasure, it will awaken a love of poetry in both young and old.350 pages
Hardcover
Catalog number B3038

Price: $ 37.50



 

FAVOURITE GRIMM'S TALES

At last! A beautiful book of 17 of the original Grimm brothers folk tales, including "Little Red Cap," "The Frog Prince," "Sleeping Beauty," "Snow White," and "Cinderella." These are not the Disney versions of these stories and have retained the depth and message that has made them classics. Highly recommended as a read aloud book for children ages 5 to 9. This is a hardcover book with many beautiful color illustrations by renowned illustrator Anastasiya Archipova.Large format 200 pages.
Hardcover
Catalog number B3193

Price: $ 30.00



 

STORIES OF THE SAINTS
retold by Siegwart Knijpenga
translated from Dutch by Tony Langham
and Plym Peters

An invaluable treasury of stories about devotion, self-sacrifice and faith. Siegwart Knijpenga tells these stories specifically to the seven through eleven year old child, covering a wide range of saints from many times and lands. Ideal for home or school use. Included are the stories of St. Francis, St. Christopher, Sts. Bridget, Columbia, Giles, Benedict, George, Martin, the real St. Nicholas, Joan of Arc and the Evangelists: Luke and John, as well as many others.
Siegwart Knijpenga is a priest working in Amsterdam. This book grew out of his many years' experience of giving religious lessons to children. 220 pages, many black and white pictures.
Softbound
Catalog number BLOS

Price: $ 22.95



 

THE CHILDREN'S YEAR
by Stephanie Cooper, Christine Fynes-Clinton
and Mary Rowling

A delightfully creative handwork book with hundreds of craft projects using yarn, felt, roving, paper and other simple and natural materials. Written to take us through the whole year with many projects for each season and special holiday. 188 pages many illustrations
Softbound
Catalog number B1187

Price: $ 24.95



 

BOOKS FOR THE JOURNEY
compiled and edited by Pamela J. Fenner,
Anne J. Greer and John H. Wulsin, Jr.

This is a great reading guide for traveling the road between childhood and adulthood. Nearly 1500 of "the best books ever", gathered into subjects, with a description of each one. Fiction, drama, poetry, biography, non-fiction--they're all here! Especially appropriate for ages 14 and up.342 pages.
Softbound
Catalog number B51995

Price: $ 19.95



 

STORYTELLING WITH CHILDREN
by Nancy Mellon

Telling stories creates special times with chidren, whether it is in the classroom, or bedtime, round the fire or on rainy days. Encouraging you to spin golden tales, Nancy Mellon shows how you can become a confident storyteller and enrich your family or classroom with the power of story.177 pages
Softbound
Catalog number B8082

Price: $ 20.00



 

FORM DRAWING BOOK
by Hans Niederhauser and Margaret Frohlich

Form drawing is the term used for those dynamic line exercises practiced in Waldorf Schools. Form drawing trains the dexterity of the child's hand in writing letters and numbers and helps lay the foundation for geometry as well as developing imagination and flexible thinking. Form drawing also helps one to see the relationship of a part to a whole and develops a sense for composition. This book is full of pictures and exercises as well as reading material to help the teacher better understand the teaching of form drawing. Highly recommended for students age 7 and up.55 pages
Spiral bound
Catalog number B861

Price: $ 16.50



 

WALDORF EDUCATION -
A FAMILY GUIDE
edited by Pamela Johnson Fenner and Karen L. Rivers

What draws parents and educators toward Waldorf education today? Waldorf Education - A Family Guide offers a "first look" for parents and educators into the history, philosophy, curriculum, and traditions of this unique education. Highly recommended for parents new to Waldorf Education as well as Waldorf Homeschoolers. This comprehensive book is a collection of articles describing the world of Waldorf Education - the fastest growing independent school movement in the world.180 pages
Softbound
Catalog number BWEB

Price: $ 24.95

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