Board Books for Toddlers

Disclaimer: As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. Global Babies – Babies love looking at faces, especially at other babies. There are six books in this series but you only really need one. Hello Farm, How Do You Do? – by Marjolein Thiebout. Soft colors with simple, repetetive text. Little ones usually enjoy … Read more

Best Podcasts for Waldorf Families

Story Podcasts April Eight – This is a wonderful podcast from a Waldorf teacher. Suitable for ages 4 to 7. Very gentle stories about pixies, gnomes, and fairies. Perfect for bedtime stories. There are 60 episodes available. Sparkle Stories – This is a subscription that costs $15 a month and can be played through the … Read more

Gentle Films and Television Programs for Young Children

In an ideal world, young children (under 7 years old) would have zero screen time. Unfortunately, in the real world, there are sometimes circumstances that are out of our zone of parental control. For example: Joint custody situations where the other parent does not share your views on limited media use. Grandparents and other family … Read more

Waldorf First Grade Reading List

Choosing Books for First Graders Great care should be taken when selecting books for young children. Books for seven-year-olds should: . . .affirm the values of your family without moralizing. Not be based on television and film characters, or toys. The Winnie the Pooh movie was based on a classic children’s book. Paw Patrol books … Read more