From the monthly archives: February 2012

We have a lovely give away for you this month from Stophen Spitalny, Waldorf early childhood teacher, musician and author. To the readers of The Wonder of Childhood, Stephen is offering a copy of his book Connecting with Young Children: Educating the Will.

In the words of Lisa Boisvert Mackenzie, the Wonder of Childhood [...]

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The Magic of Transition Songs

On February 25, 2012 By

 

I used to hate going to the playground.  I dreaded it to the point that I often avoided it altogether.  To be fair, it wasn’t actually the being at the playground, but the leaving, that I dreaded so much.  My kids never seemed to want to leave, no matter how much time we spent there.  When I [...]

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 I am delighted to bring you a picture of Stephen Spitalny’s Kindergarten. Stephen Spitalny is a long time kindergarten teacher and teacher trainer. He is the recent editor of Gateways, the journal for early childhood teachers. He has written many inspiring and helpful articles on early childhood. He is the author of a [...]

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