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What is Waldorf Education in a Nutshell?
Useful References

Recommended Reading List

Understanding Waldorf Education by Jack Petrash

Beyond the Rainbow Bridge by, Barbara Patterson and Pamela Bradley

The Education of the Child, Rudolf Steiner

Waldorf Education: A Family Guide, Pamela Fenner and Karen Rivers

You Are Your Child’s First Teacher, Rahima Baldwin Dancey

Childhood: A Study of the Growing Child, Caroline Von Hydebrand Work and Play in Early Childhood, Freya Jaffke

A Deeper Understanding of the Waldorf Kindergarten, Joan Almon

An Overview of the Waldorf Kindergarten, Joan Almon

Earthways, Carol Petrash

Festivals Together, Sue Fitzjohn, Judy Large and Minda Weston

Festivals Family and Food, Diana Carey and Judy Large

Phases of Childhood, Bernard Lievegoed

Books on the Effects of Television and Computers:

The Child and The Machine, Alison Armstrong and Charles Casement

Four Arguments For the Elimination of Television, Jerry Mander

Who’s Bringing Them Up? How to Break the TV Habit, Winn Marie

What To Do After You Turn Off The TV, Frances Moore Lapp, et al.

Toys, Books, and Craft Supplies

Rudolf Steiner Archive:


Online Waldorf Library:

Winterwood Steiner Inspired Toys (toys, books, craft supplies) :

The Better Toy Store: Tanglin Mall and Takashimaya

International Association for Steiner / Waldorf Early Childhood Education:

Research Institute for Waldorf Education:

Why Waldorf Works (North American Waldorf School Association):

Organic Clothing, wooden toys and other family products:

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