New Arrivals

English Workbook for Grades Six to Eight

Ted Warren

Ted Warren is back with another installment of his English Workbook series. Now adding grades 6-8, this book is designed for students to establish their own grammatical concepts as they practice them. In addition, the teachers will want ... read more

$15.00

English Workbook for Grades Six to Eight

The Teacher's Manual for Three Workbooks

Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth to Eighth Grades

Ted Warren

Finally! The teacher's manual we've been waiting for! The new omnibus edition includes the teacher's manuals for all three of Ted Warren's excellent English Workbooks, 4th, 5th and 6th-8th grades. The Teacher's Manual provides the background for when to teach what,... read more

$18.00

The Teacher's Manual for Three Workbooks - Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth to Eighth Grades

The Star Children

Lila Strand

In this beautifully illustrated story, the Star Children see children playing on the earth below and want to visit them. The Mother-of-Us-All grants their wish and sends them down to experience a day with the earth children. Their awe, joy and presence in nature on their jou... read more

$18.95

The Star Children

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The Developing Child

The First Seven Years

WECAN has produced another wonderful collection of past Gateways articles, this time focusing on child development from birth to age 7. Some of the best and most insightful experts in the field are now all gathered in one place, offering their wisdom and guidance together.... read more

$20.00

The Developing Child - The First Seven Years

Gesture Games for Autumn and Winter

Wilma Ellersiek

Long awaited, it will be long loved! Gesture Games for Autumn and Winter brings with it the same love and warmth of Ellersiek's Spring and Summer volume and her incomparable Giving Love, Bringing Joy. Anyone with young children in their lives wil... read more

$28.00

Gesture Games for Autumn and Winter

In a Nutshell

Dialogues with Parents at Acorn Hill, A Waldorf Kindergarten

Nancy Foster

What an absolutely wonderful book! Nancy Foster has not only given us great explanation of just about everything parents new to Waldorf education ever wonder about, but she has gone on to give some of the best parenting advice ever written down. In other words, she has pou... read more

$18.00

In a Nutshell - Dialogues with Parents at Acorn Hill, A Waldorf Kindergarten

Supporting Self-Directed Play

in Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education

Renate Long-Breipohl

Reading Supporting Self-Directed Play is like watching blossoms burst open across the landscape in spring.  There is so much beauty, so much life , so much love on every page that the book opens the heart as it informs the mind and inspires the hands. On... read more

$18.00

Supporting Self-Directed Play - in Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education

Working with the Angels

The Young Child and the Spiritual World

Working with the Angels is clearly the result of intense, deep, sustained love: the love of each article's author for children and the world; the love of those responsible for publishing each article in its turn over the years; the love of the current editors in g... read more

$20.00

Working with the Angels - The Young Child and the Spiritual World

Early Readers - A First Set of Six Readers

Written and Illustrated by Shelley Davidow

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$26.95

Early Readers - A First Set of Six Readers

Norman Goes Down the River!!

Original Story by Eric K Fairman

Norman is a young gnome, only 8 years old, in fact.  Of course, a single gnome year is equal to 10 human years, but despite that fact, Norman was a very young gnome, a child still living with his parents.  One day Norman decides to follow the stream to see where it flows... read more

$12.00

Norman Goes Down the River!!

A Path of Discovery - Grade 1

A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

Eric K. Fairman

Eric Fairman is a delightfully creative (and amazingly well-organized!) Waldorf grade school teacher in Australia who has done us all a great service by publishing the lesson notes he has kept through the years. In this as in all the Path of Discovery books, you w... read more

$21.00

A Path of Discovery - Grade 1 - A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

Active Arithmetic

Movement and Mathematics Teaching in the Lower Grades of a Waldorf School

Henning Andersen

Is it possible to teach arithmetic in the first years of school in such a way that the majority of pupils do not experience the lesson as a strain? Are there ways of practicing arithmetic that do not adversely affect a child's zest for life . . . and still teach t... read more

$16.00

Active Arithmetic - Movement and Mathematics Teaching in the Lower Grades of a Waldorf School

Creative Pathways

Activities that Strengthen the Child's Cognitive Forces

Elizabeth Auer

I really, really like this book.  It has just about every activity and craft I've ever witnessed at a Waldorf school, along with lovely pencil drawings, color painting examples, and instructions for stage craft, upright loom building, guidance for main lesson illustration... read more

$18.00

Creative Pathways - Activities that Strengthen the Child's Cognitive Forces

Finding Your Self

Exercises and Suggestions to Support the Inner Life of the Teacher

Torin M Finser

Torin Finser has created a beautiful collection of insights, exercises, meditations and observations all focused on supporting the inner life of the teacher.  For, as Rudolf Steiner pointed out in so many ways, it is through precisely this sort of inner work and outer pra... read more

$16.00

Finding Your Self - Exercises and Suggestions to Support the Inner Life of the Teacher

The Living World of Plants

A Book for Children and Students of Nature

Dr. Gerbert Grohmann

This book can be thought of as a distillation of Grohmann's extensive two-volume study, The Plant. Here, the material is presented in a way that will engage both younger students and the adults who teach them. I find that in many ways, The Living World of Plan... read more

$16.00

The Living World of Plants - A Book for Children and Students of Nature

Norse Mythology and the Modern Human Being

Ernst Uehli

This is a valuable study of a mythology that has as much to do with the future of human evolution as it does with these old stories of the Norse gods. Uehli moves systematically through the major figures in this ancient saga, reflecting on the deeper meaning and showing wh... read more

$16.00

Norse Mythology and the Modern Human Being

A Phenomena-Based Physics - Volume 1 for Grade 6

Sound, Light, Heat

Manfred von Mackensen

Volume 1 for Grade 6 deals with the basic pedagogical and epistemological principles of acoustics, optics, heat, magnetism, and electricity. The text includes many examples of demonstration experiments for the main lesson.... read more

$10.00

A Phenomena-Based Physics - Volume 1 for Grade 6 - Sound, Light, Heat

And There Was Light

From the Creation of the World to Noah's Ark

Jakob Streit

It is a joy to see And There Was Light back in print and available for more teachers and students to enjoy. Jakob Streit's retelling of the stories of Genisis is shines with a captivating clarity that has made them classroom treasures for over 30 years. In fact, t... read more

$15.00

And There Was Light - From the Creation of the World to Noah's Ark

Journey to the Promised Land

The Path of the People of Israel from Abraham's Calling to David's Dream

Jakob Streit

Superbly told stories for the third grade teacher, this book is also useful as a fourth grade reader. It is such a joy to have this book available for parents and teachers who are looking for deep and true retellings of the Biblical stories that are at the same tim... read more

$16.00

Journey to the Promised Land - The Path of the People of Israel from Abraham's Calling to David's Dream

Ancient Greece

Charles Kovacs

Told by a master class teacher, the myths and history in Ancient Greece open the doors to an understanding of the heart of Ancient Greek culture and life. These are stories that are sure to stay with students throughout their lives, the sort of tales that will com... read more

$17.95

Ancient Greece

Botany

Charles Kovacs

Charles Kovacs' ability to knowledgeably present any part of the Waldorf curriculum with warmth, grace and depth never ceases to amaze and delight me. His lesson notes, no matter the subject, are always useful and inspiring and interesting in the way that non-fiction seldo... read more

$16.95

Botany

Drawing with Hand, Head, and Heart

A Natural Approach to Learning the Art of Drawing

Van James

This beautiful book is so packed with the richness of life and a zest for beauty that the fact that it is also the best guide to learning how to draw and teaching children to draw that I've ever seen comes almost as a surprising bonus.  As you feast your eyes on one delig... read more

$30.00

Drawing with Hand, Head, and Heart - A Natural Approach to Learning the Art of Drawing

The Harvest Story

Elizabeth Reppel

In this delightful story, written in verse, we journey through the seasons with the farmer, from winter rest through to autumn harvesting. Along the way, we meet the elements as they bring help for the seeds to grow. The entire book is a work of art - the drawings ... read more

$14.95

The Harvest Story

I Am Different from You

How Children Experience Themselves in the World in the Middle of Childhood

Peter Selg

In many of his lectures to teachers on education, Rudolf Steiner called attention to a significant but often overlooked change in the way children experience themselves and the world that occurs in the middle of childhood, in the ninth or tenth year. “There comes a t... read more

$12.00

I Am Different from You - How Children Experience Themselves in the World in the Middle of Childhood

In the Light of the Child

A Journey Through the 52 Weeks of the Year in Both Hemispheres - For Children and the Child in Each Human Being

Michael Hedley Burton

Michael Burton has created something very special for our children (and for us, as well). Taking Rudolf Steiner's Calendar of the Soul as his inspiration, he has crafted 52 verses to carry children throughout the year. Each verse touches on the feeling qualities o... read more

$14.95

In the Light of the Child - A Journey Through the 52 Weeks of the Year in Both Hemispheres - For Children and the Child in Each Human Being

Mathematics in Nature, Space and Time

John Blackwood

Mathematics in Nature, Space and Time brings teachers (and thereby students) lesson after lesson from the Grade 7  Waldorf mathematics curriculum: a tour de force review of geometric construction, from perpendicular angles to generalized spiroids; the ... read more

$29.95

Mathematics in Nature, Space and Time

Mr. Goethe's Garden

Diana Cohn

"Mr. Goethe, How did you ever learn to paint these plants so they look so alive?" Mr. Goethe turned his kind face to me. "First," he said, "I listen with my eyes. I give each plant my full attention, as I do you. Like friends, plants tell you their se... read more

$17.95

Mr. Goethe's Garden

Norse Mythology

by Charles Kovacs

Charles Kovacs

Charles Kovacs' curriculum notes are so wonderful - it is a recurring joy to browse through them and to see new titles appear.  There is no doubt in my mind that he has planted seeds of hope for our children and the world. In this newest collection of Norse Myths,... read more

$20.00

Norse Mythology - by Charles Kovacs

The Story of the Butterfly Children

Sibylle von Olfers

Far far away, the butterfly folk livein a kingdom of beautiful gardens.  The butterfly children play, dance a... read more

$17.95

The Story of the Butterfly Children

Winter, Awake!

Written by Linda Kroll

This new children's book is cause for hope - that lusciously illustrated, beautifully told childrens stories are being created! In this story, it is the last of fall's days. The trees and animals and insects all know it is time for Winter to awake - and they all are becomi... read more

$11.95

Winter, Awake!

Work and Play in Early Childhood

Freya Jaffke

Work and Play in Early Childhood describes not only what a good Waldorf kindergarten is like, but why these kindergartens are as they as. This book has been out of print for years, and now is available once again. Freya Jaffke's highly readable text is pun... read more

$15.95

Work and Play in Early Childhood

The Human Life

Understanding Your Biography

George and Gisela O'Neil, Florin Lowndes

This classic handbook explores an anthroposophical approach to personal biography that can be both revealing and inspiring.  It has been long out of print and we are delighted to again be able to share it with what has become a much wider and receptive public. Usi... read more

$30.00

The Human Life - Understanding Your Biography

Buzzy and the River Rats, Book I

Buzzy Moves In

John Clarke Hoffman

One morning in the summer of 1954 in the Catskill Mountain town of Delhi, NY, the Fancher family moved into a vacant house on Elm Street. Buzzy Fancher's arrival heralded the beginning of many adventures for the group of boys who rallied around him and called themselves th... read more

$13.00

Buzzy and the River Rats, Book I - Buzzy Moves In

A Path of Discovery - Grade 4

A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

Eric K. Fairman

Please see the blurb for Volume 1: Grade 1 for my very enthusiastic review of Eric Fairman's terrific work! The Contents of Vol. 4: Grade 4 are: The Birth of the Individual, English, Zoology, Pen and Ink, ... read more

$21.00

A Path of Discovery - Grade 4 - A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

A Path of Discovery - Grade 5

A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

Eric K. Fairman

Please see the blurb for Volume 1: Grade 1 for my very enthusiastic review of Eric Fairman's terrific work! The Contents of Vol. 5: Grade 5 are: Introduction and Acknowledgments, Ancient Mythologies: Australian Aboriginal Creation Legend,... read more

$21.00

A Path of Discovery - Grade 5 - A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

A Path of Discovery - Grade 6

A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

Eric K. Fairman

Please see the blurb for Volume 1: Grade 1 for my very enthusiastic review of Eric Fairman's terrific work! The Contents of Vol. 6: Grade 6 are: Introduction, The Curriculum - An Overview; Mathematics - Percentages, Interest and Discount;... read more

$21.00

A Path of Discovery - Grade 6 - A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

A Path of Discovery - Grade 7

A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

Eric K. Fairman

Please see the blurb for Volume 1: Grade 1 for my very enthusiastic review of Eric Fairman's terrific work! The Contents of Vol. 7 - Grade 7 are: Introduction - The Thirteen Year Old; Geometry - Ancient Greece, Thales, Pythagoras, Secrets of the Bro... read more

$21.00

A Path of Discovery - Grade 7 - A Program of a Waldorf Grade School Teacher

A Demonstration Manual for Use in the Waldorf School Seventh Grade Chemistry Main Lesson

Mikko Bojarsky

This is the most practical, hands-on, sure-to-convey-the-lesson chemistry curriculum guide published within the Waldorf movement to date. Mikko Bojarsky isn't just another science master teacher -- he is also a master at teaching teachers what they need to know in order to... read more

$25.00

A Demonstration Manual for Use in the Waldorf School Seventh Grade Chemistry Main Lesson

A Demonstration Manual for Use in the Waldorf School Eighth Grade Chemistry Main Lesson

Mikko Bojarsky

As excellent for eighth grade as his previous demonstration manual is for seventh grade, Mikko Bojarsky continues to enliven and enlighten chemistry in the upper grades. This book contains step-by-step instructions for over 60 simple, tested demonstrations; engaging experi... read more

$30.00

A Demonstration Manual for Use in the Waldorf School Eighth Grade Chemistry Main Lesson

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

Karen Cushman

The author of those great Medieval tales, Catherine, Called Birdie and The Midwife's Apprentice has created another great story - this time set in California during the Gold Rush. California doesn't suit Lucy Whipple - not the name, not the place. But mov... read more

$7.99

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple

Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of all Ages

Selected by Harold Bloom

I actually don't like the title of this book at all, but I love what's inside it. This is simply one of the very best - perhaps the very best - anthologies of "literature gathered with children in mind" ever to be published. Period. I used the phrase "literature gathered w... read more

$19.99

Stories and Poems for Extremely Intelligent Children of all Ages

Wild Child

Lynn Plourde

"Time for bed," Mother Earth said "Not for a while," said her wild child. "A song, first. I need a song to play in my head before going to bed." So, Mother Earth gives her child (Autumn) a song; then a snack, then PJs and a kiss u... read more

$16.95

Wild Child