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Science Through Stories
Chris Smith Phd
Jules Pottle
Science Through Stories is a collection of stories hand-picked to engage young learners with the awe-inspiring world of science. Traditional tales rub shoulders with historical stories and stories that have been specially written for this book, all of which have been classroom tested.
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Set Free Childhood
Martin Large
Set Free Childhood shows how to counter screen culture and create a calmer, more enjoyable family life.
Simplicity Parenting
Kim John Payne
This is a title for parents who want to slow down, but who don't know how; for families with too much stuff, too many choices and too much information. Here are four simple steps for decluttering, quieting, and soothing family dynamics so that children can thrive at school, get along with peers, and nurture well-being. Using the extraordinary power of less.
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Sing Me The Creation – 2nd edition
Paul Matthews
Sing Me the Creation is an inspirational workbook of creative writing exercises for poets and teachers, and for all who wish to develop the life of the imagination. Paul Mathews gives us permission to indulge our fantasy, and then, when that life is flowing, provides the tools to craft it into poetry and song.
Small Steps to Less Waste
Claudi Williams
What are the tipping points that encourage people to make significant changes to their behaviour? This inspiring book includes ten stories of personal enlightenment and the practical changes they made.
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Social Ecology
Social Ecology addresses the burning question of how to apply ecological understanding to every aspect of our lives. The 27 contributors, all of whom have directly or indirectly contributed to the teaching of social ecology in Australia and beyond, share their experiences in this 'coming of age' anthology of keynote articles.
Jenny Daisley
Liz Willis
Fully revised and updated 8th edition of the iconic women's development workbook. Springboard helps you do what you want to do in your life and work. It gives you the ideas and skills to take more control of your life and then gives you the boost in self-confidence to start making things happen.
Stories to Light the Night
Susan Perrow
This book offers story medicine for children, families and communities at times of grieving, loss and separation. Stories and words have therapeutic potential. They can strengthen us, help to reframe things, and help make meaning.
Storytelling for Nature Connection
Storytelling for Nature Connection
Advance copies can be bought post free from 1st October until the official publication date of 21st January 2022.
A treasury of stories, creative activities and methods that environmental educators and storytellers can use to affect people’s pro-environmental behaviour.
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Storytelling with Children
Nancy Mellon
Telling stories awakens wonder and creates special occasions with children, whether it is bedtime, around the fire or on rainy days. Encouraging you to spin golden tales, Nancy Mellon shows how you can become a confident storyteller and enrich your family with the power of story.
Teaching Waldorf Mathematics in Grades 1-8
Ron Jarman
The second edition of this time-tested resource for teachers and home educators, back by popular demand. Teach math with imagination and confidence, laying the foundations for life!
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The Birthday Book
Ann Druitt
Christine Fynes-Clinton
Marije Rowling
Birthdays are milestones on our journey through life. Here is a complete resource for creating your own birthday rituals to show the special people in your life how much you love them. The Birthday Book is packed with recipes, stories, songs, games, and ideas for cards, decorations and presents. There are suggestions for ‘oldies’, for […]
The Case for Homeschooling
Anna Dusseau
A must-read for homeschooling parents and families considering teaching their children at home even after schools reopen.
The Children’s Forest
Anna Richardson
Dawn Casey
Helen d'Ascoli
A rich and abundant treasury in celebration of the outdoors, this book encourages children’s natural fascination with the forest and its inhabitants. The authors have produced an enchanting book where imagination, story and play bring alive the world of the forest. Full of games, facts, celebrations, craft activities, recipes, foraging, stories and Forest School skills, The Children’s Forest is much more than a manual: it is an invitation.
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The Genius of Natural Childhood
Sally Goddard Blythe
Sally Goddard Blythe draws on neuroscience to unpack the wisdom of nursery rhymes, playing traditional games and fairy stories for healthy child development. She explains why movement matters and how games develop children's skills at different stages of development. She offers a starter kit of stories, action games, songs and rhymes.
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The Islamic Year
Chris Smith
Noorah Al-Gailani
Celebrate the Islamic Year in your family or at school! You are invited to explore Muslim festivals with this inspiring treasury of stories, surahs, songs, games, recipes, craft and art activities. Folk tales illustrate the core values of Islamic culture with gentle humour and wisdom.
The Natural Storyteller
Georgiana Keable
The Natural Storyteller is full of dynamic story seeds. When you open the book and read a story seed, you plant it in yourself, unleashing courage, creativity and love of nature.
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The Parent and Child Group Handbook
Dot Male
Rudolf Steiner's insight into the spiritual, sensory and intellectual needs of early childhood has inspired a unique kind of parent and child group. Drawing on this approach, Dot Male's book shows parents how they can join together with others to create a supportive family community.
The Parenting Toolkit
Caroline Penney
Parenting is often seen as a skill which is instinctive and does not need to be learned. However, many parents and guardians can benefit enormously from learning child-sensitive techniques which help them reflect on their parenting. The Parenting Toolkit is a unique and valuable resource for parents and guardians who wish to give their children the best start in life. It is especially relevant today, when families are under so much societal pressure.
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The Storyteller’s Way
Ashley Ramsden
Sue Hollingsworth
Everyone can tell a story, but to tell it well you need a certain set of skills. Whether you're starting out or want to develop your storytelling expertise, this book is an essential guide.
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The Well Balanced Child
Sally Goddard Blythe
The Well Balanced Child is a passionate manifesto for a "whole body" approach to learning which integrates the brain, senses, movement and play. This fully revised edition includes a new chapter with a story and movement exercise that parents can use to help children reach their potential.
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Therapeutic Storytelling
Susan Perrow
Susan Perrow passionately believes that 'stories know the way'. Working with imaginative journeys and the mystery and magic of metaphor, she has developed the art of therapeutic storytelling for children's challenging behaviour and difficult situations.
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Too Much, Too Soon?
In twenty-three hard-hitting chapters, leading educators, researchers, policy makers and parents advocate alternative ways ahead for slowing childhood, better policy-making and, above all, the 'right learning at the right time' in children's growth — learning when they are developmentally ready.
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Twelve Ways of Seeing the World
Mario Betti
Mario Betti strives to make sense of the world through different lenses framed as twelve archetypes. He draws on the research of Rudolph Steiner and his twelvefold typology of human and cosmic thought to explore and validate each world view from its own unique perspective. In this way he means to transform dogmatism and enable a deeper dialogue.
Under the Stars
Renate Long-Breipohl
Here are the author's thought provoking insights and principles derived from lifelong work in kindergarten education. They will free up educators to transform their observation of children, their practice and their self development.
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