Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children
Heaven on Earth: A Handbook for Parents of Young Children, written by Sharifa Oppenheimer, a Waldorf educator and parent, offers guidance on creating a home that is warm, loving, lively, and consistent with your values.
With 20 years of experience as a Waldorf early childhood teacher, Oppenheimer responds to parents’ most pressing questions in this practical and inspiring resource.
Offers a welcome balance of theoretical understanding of child development with practical ideas, resources, and tips.
Read this book and learn:
- How to establish the rhythms that are the foundation for learning.
- How to design indoor play environments that provide opportunities for the development of a broad range of skills.
- How to create outdoor play spaces that encourage healthful movement and sensory stimulation.
Inlcudes many valuable resource links in its index!
Softcover, 235 pages
About the Author
Sharifa Oppenheimer was the founding teacher of the Charlottesville Waldorf School in Virginia where she taught kindergarten for 21 years. A master teacher, Sharifa has mentored teachers at Sunbridge College and Rudolf Steiner College. The author of many articles on Waldorf education, she recently began a home-based kindergarten program. Sharifa is the mother of three grown sons, who received Waldorf educations.
- SIZE : 7.5" x 9" x .5"