Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice

by Janni Nicol
     
 

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Have you ever wondered what the Steiner approach is all about, where it comes from and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting?

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Setting is an excellent introduction to this philosophy. Janni Nicol clearly explains the history of Steiner Waldorf education, the role of play

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Have you ever wondered what the Steiner approach is all about, where it comes from and how it can be used to benefit the young children in your setting?

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Setting is an excellent introduction to this philosophy. Janni Nicol clearly explains the history of Steiner Waldorf education, the role of play in learning and the key themes of rhythm, repetition and reverence with ideas for activities and resources. Practical examples throughout the book involving children of different ages in a wide variety of settings allow readers to see the connection between theory and practice.

This new edition has been fully updated to include:

  • Clear comparisons between Steiner practice and the revised Early Years Foundations Stage (EYFS) requirements
  • A section on the growth of international Steiner settings
  • Information on celebrating festivals and outdoor environments

This convenient guide will help Early Years practitioners, students and parents to really understand what the Steiner Waldorf approach can bring to their practice and children.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"An interesting and well written book that will help practitioners adopt the principles they want to use from the overall philosophy." - Sarah Brew, Parents in Touch

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781138840492
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/07/2016
Series:
Bringing ... to your Early Years Practice Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
140

Meet the Author

Janni Nicol has worked as a Steiner kindergarten teacher in South Africa and Cambridge, UK. She is now the UK early childhood representative for Steiner Waldorf schools and kindergartens, and writes, consults and lectures on Steiner early childhood in the UK and internationally.

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