The Early Years

Introduction

The phase of early childhood encompasses birth to seven years. There are many independent Baby and/or Parent and Child groups and most Steiner Early Childhood (EC) settings also include sessions for parents and very young children.
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Parent & Child Provision

Many of the UK Steiner schools have Parent and Child groups for parents with young children under three. There are also many Parent and Child groups organised by parents in places where a Steiner school or kindergarten has not yet been established and these are run from homes, community centres, church halls or in suitable outdoor spaces. In many areas these groups offer parenting classes and also welcome mothers-to-be, mothers with new babies.
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Kindling Journal

KINDLING, the Journal for Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood is printed twice yearly (Spring and Autumn) and contains a wide variety of information relating to the early years.
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Early Years Recommended Reading List

Containing a selection of books that discuss the aspects of Early Years Education.
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