Heather's Homeschool Library
updated February 29, 2016

Finding Used Curriculum Materials

I suggest joining the Waldorf Curriculum Yahoo group for its buy/sell listings as well as for support for your transition. We have a combination of experienced and new homeschooling families, as well as Waldorf classroom teachers.

Your Current Homeschool Library

Earthways: Simple Environmental Activities for Young Children
by Carol Petrash

Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children
by Sharifa Oppenheimer

Children at Play: Using Waldorf Principles to Foster Childhood Development
by Heidi Britz-Crecelius

Painting with Children
by Brunhild Muller

Waldorf Schools, Vol. 1: Kindergarten to Early Years
ed. by Ruth Pusch

The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook
by Donna Ashton

Online Books

I recommend Steiner's The Child's Changing Consciousness as the Basis for Pedagogical Practice; you can read this online as a PDF (the link above) or purchase it from Amazon (the link below). I prefer to buy because I like to underline things and write in the margins of my books!

The Child's Changing Consciousness: As the Basis of Pedagogical Practice (Foundations of Waldorf Education)
by Rudolf Steiner

Discussions with Teachers (Foundations of Waldorf Education)
by Rudolf Steiner
available FREE as a download at the link above - courtesy of the Waldorf Online Library

There are hundreds of wonderful Waldorf books available online as ebooks, thanks to The Online Waldorf Library, a project of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education. Browse and enjoy! All ages from birth through high school are included in their selections.

Recommended Books to Buy

These are my recommendations for purchases to complete your Preschool / Kindergarten library. You can spread them out over time, but this will give you concrete help with the school day and the question of "what should I be doing if I'm not doing academics":

Seven Times the Sun: Guiding Your Child Through the Rhythms of the Day
by Shea Darian
221 pages - $16.16 new

I suggest getting the CD for this if you aren't comfortable reading music. Personally, I needed the CD!

The Breathing Circle: Learning through the Movement of the Natural Breath
by Nell Smyth
191 pages - $28.00 new

The Singing Day: Songbook and CD for Singing with Young Children [with CD]
by Candy Verney
136 pages + CD - $34.00 new

A Child's Seasonal Treasury
by Betty Jones
136 pages - $20.00 new

All Year Round
by Ann Druitt, et al
316 pages - $21.44 new

Let's Dance and Sing: Story Games for Children
by Kundry Willwerth
spiral bound
55 pages - $15.00 new at WaldorfPublications.org

Movement Journeys and Circle Adventures: Movement Enrichment with a Therapeutic Approach for Early Childhood
by Nancy Blanning and Laurie Clark
spiral bound
113 pages - $23.50 new at WaldorfBooks.com

Around the World with Finger Puppet Animals
by Suzanne Down, Juniper Tree Puppets
spiral bound
145 pages - $24.95 new at JuniperTreePuppets.com

Don't forget... I'm happy to lend any of these titles to you if you would like to preview them for a month.

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