Early Years Recommended Reading List

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

Free To Learn – Introducing Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education.
Author: Lynne Oldfield. Publisher: Hawthorn Press. ISBN 1 903458-006-4.

Understanding the Steiner Waldorf Approach (Early years education in practice series)
Authors: Janni Nicol and Jill Taplin. Publisher: Routledge. www.routledge.com

Work and Play In Early Childhood.
Author: Freya Jaffke. Publisher: Floris Books ISBN 0-86315-227-9.

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice (Part of a Series of Comparative Approaches to Early Childhood).
Author: Janni Nicol. Publisher: David Fulton. ISBN 978-1-84312-433-7.

Under the Stars – The Foundations of Steiner Waldorf Earl Childhood Education.
Author: Renate Long Breipohl. Publisher: Hawthorn Press.

The Genius of Play.
Author: Sally Jenkinson. Publisher: Hawthorn Press. ISBN 1-903458-04-8.

Ready to Learn.
Authors: Martyn Rawson and Michael Rose. Publisher: Hawthorn Press ISBN 1-903458-15-3.

You are Your Child’s First Teacher.
Author: Rahima Baldwin Dancy. Publisher: Hawthorn Press.

Bringing the Steiner Waldorf Approach to your Early Years Practice(Comparative Approaches to Early Childhood Education – a Series).
Author(s): Janni Nicol. Publisher: David Fulton.

Well I Wonder – Childhood in the Modern World.
Author: Sally Schweizer. Publisher: Sophia Books.

KINDLING – Journal for Steiner Early Childhood Education and Care.
Email: earlyearsnews@aol.com.

Meeting the Child in Steiner Kindergartens: An exploration of beliefs values and practices.
Edited by Rod Parker-Rees. Routledge 2011

Waldorf Education.
Authors: Christopher Clouder and Martyn Rawson. Floris Books.

Festivals, Family and Food.
Authors: D Carey & J Large. Publisher: Hawthorn.

All Year Round.
Authors: A Druitt, C Fynes-Clinton, & M Rowling. Publisher: Hawthorn Press.

Toymaking with Children.
Author: F Jaffke. Publisher: Floris.

The Parent and Child Group Handbook.
Author: D Male. Publisher: Hawthorn Press.

Storytelling with Children.
Author: N Mellon. Publisher: Hawthorn Press.

Creative Play with your Baby.
Authors: Christopher Clouder & Janni Nicol. Publisher: Gaia Books.

Creative Play with your Toddler.
Authors: Christopher Clouder & Janni Nicol. Publisher: Gaia Books.