The Parent and Child Group Handbook
A Steiner / Waldorf Approach (Early Years S.)
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|Format:||Paperback / softback, 233 pages|
|Other Information: ||b&w photographs & illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 13 January 2006|
This lively, accessible guide shows parents how they can join with others to create a supportive family community. Written in 12 chapters, the handbook's contents include Steiner's theory of child development; creating a calm, harmonious space, using rhythm and ritual to structure a session; devising appropriate toys, crafts and activities; the shared meal; circle time; celebrating seasonal festivals and the cycle of the year; health, safety and legal issues; and marketing, publicity and fund-raising.
About the Author
Dot Male is a mother and trained kindergarten teacher. She runs Steiner Parent and Child Groups and organises courses for parents and Parent and Child Group leaders. She lives in York.
"'This unique and much needed book gives a convincing argument for the value of these groups, for both parent and child. Both inspiring and immensely practical, it offers the group leader the insight and means to create a truly meaningful and appropriate experience within a parent and child group setting.' Lynne Oldfield, Director, London Waldorf Early Childhood Training Course"
|Publisher: ||Hawthorn Press Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||23.88 x 18.54 x 1.78 centimeters (0.61 kg)|