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Creative Play for Your Toddler

By Christopher Clouder, Janni Nicol

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Format: Paperback / softback, 128 pages
Other Information: 50
Published In: UK, 15 July 2008
"Creative Play for Your Toddler" is the ideal book for modern parents who want their children to develop their creativity and imagination through play. This book teaches you how to let your child develop according to the Steiner theory, which helps children to fulfil themselves naturally and holistically in mind, body and spirit. Each chapter deals with a different element of your child's development and includes an expert summary of Steiner theory and how it relates to children and parents today. You will find instructions for how to make over 20 beautiful toys from natural materials to encourage your child to develop creativity, awareness, confidence and imagination.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Philosophy and practice of Steiner education What Steiner means for today's parents The importance of play and development SELF: 1. Basic doll 2. Doll's clothes 3. Doll sling 4. Knitted rabbit family 5. Felt horse IMAGINATION: 6. Stick Riding Horse 7. Building logs 8. Dolls house 9. Dolls house furniture 10. Fishing set and felt fish 11. Crowns for boy and girl INTERACTION: 12. Finger puppets 13. Standing puppets 14. Marionette Moving pictures 15. Wooden pull toy DISCOVERY: 16. Parachute people 17. Wind wands 18. Boats 19. Felt stitched ball 20. Tumbling man 21. Butterfly mobile

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Provides advice from a Steiner perspective on developing your child's mind, body and spirit through creative play. Includes clear, step-by-step instructions for making over 20 wonderful natural toys. Ideal for parents who want to engage in their children's play and development and give them more than a diet of television and plastic toys.

About the Author

Christopher Clouder is Head of Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship, UK and Ireland and Director of the European Council for Steiner Waldorf Education. He is also co-founder and facilitator of the Alliance for Childhood. Janni Nicol is the Early Childhood Representative of the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship, early childhood consultant, puppeteer and storyteller. Along with Christopher Clouder she wrote Creative Play for your Baby for Gaia. Location: Cambridge

EAN: 9781856752862
ISBN: 1856752860
Publisher: Gaia Books Ltd
Dimensions: 22.86 x 18.8 x 1.02 centimetres (0.39 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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This is a gorgeous book! Full of beautiful photographs of happy playing children and lovely natural toys. It gives a good basic understanding of Steiner/Waldorf play and great instructions on how to make your own simple toys. Awesome to have a book on steiner toymaking that is modern and up-to-date! Highly recommended. Enjoy :)

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