Resources and links for Waldorf Education and

Waldorf Education in Ottawa.

Receive the child with deep respect, raise him with love,

and let him go in freedom.  


Rudolf Steiner

STEINER WALDORF EARLY CHILDHOOD RESOURCES

Living with Children www.creativelivingwithchildren.com

An incredible, not to miss resource for all aspects of becoming a parent, raising children and understanding their development with consciousness, creativity and courage by Susan Liang.


Simplicity Parenting www.simplicityparenting.com

For those who want to slow their children's lives down but don't know where to start, Kim John Payne offers both inspiration and a blueprint for change. This site has many articles and video interviews.


Lifeways North America www.lifewaysnorthamerica.org

LifeWays offers an innovative relationship-based vision for childcare, both by parents in the home and by childcare providers in childcare centers, for children from birth to 6 years. This links to the blog and resources section.


Alliance for Childhood US www.allianceforchildhood.org

UK: www.allianceforchildhood.org.uk

An organization that promotes children's play and wellbeing in early childhood education. There are good publications on their site.


Waldorf in the Home www.informedfamilylife.org

Resources for Nourishing Family Life A host of articles, resources and links for bringing meaning and health to to home.


Sophia’s Hearth Family Center sophiashearth.org

A collection of short articles that may be of interest to parents, caregivers, early childhood teachers, and other professionals.


IASWECE International Association for Steiner/Waldorf Early Childhood Education  www.iaswece.org

This website describes early childhood projects worldwide, and has a list of articles and resources for the young child, and a list of Waldorf kindergartens and early childhood training centers worldwide.


Joyful Toddlers joyfultoddlers.com

Faith Baldwin writes from her exerience as a Waldorf Kindergarten teacher. Her blog is about increasing our enjoyment of the young children in our lives through concrete action and the lens through which we view them.


Conscious Parenting Guide www.consciousparentingguide.com

A practical, quick-reference guide for those seeking a conscious approach to pregnancy, birth and early childhood parenting, inspired by Rudolf Steiner or Waldorf principles.

LOCAL RESOURCES

The Garden Gate

http://www.site.uottawa.ca/~lucia/waldorf/TheGardenGate/Welcome.html

A Kindergerten program offered in Ottawa by Yasmeen Osman, Waldorf ECE Teacher.


Stone Soup Crafts

www.stonesoupcrafts.com

Seasonal crafting classes, weekly Parent Child program and other events.  


Young Cedars

www.facebook.com/Young-Cedars-Waldorf-Inspired-Early-Childhood-Program

A Waldorf Inspired Kindergarten Program in Wakefield, Québec.


Trille-des-bois

trille-des-bois.cepeo.on.ca

Une école élémentaire publique à pédagogie d'inspration Steiner-Waldorf.