Resources for parents

Following are a selection of titles available in our parent library: 

The Rainbow Gnomes and the Caves of Secrets by Élodie Guidou, In: Perrow, Susan “Stories to Light the Night. A grief and loss collection for children, families and communities.” Hawthorn Press, Gloucestershire UK 2021 pp 240-242.

What is Waldorf Education? A book of three lectures by Rudolf Steiner

The Way of a Child by A.C. Harwood

Children and their Temperaments by Marieke Anschutz

Steiner Education and Social Issues by Brien Masters

Lifeways by Gudrun Day and Bon Voors

Creative Discipline, Connected Family by Lou Harvey-Zahra

Growing Children, Thriving Children by Lou Harvey-Zahra

Happy Families, Table Talk by Lou Harvey-Zahra

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident and Capable Children by Angela J. Hanscom

Useful websites

Conscious, Creative, Courageous Living With Children from Susan Liang

Steiner Education Australia

Simplicity Parenting


These films were made to mark the 100 year anniversary of Steiner Waldorf education in 2019. Parts 1 and 2 are called Learn To Change The World and focus on middle childhood, and the third, called Becoming, is about early childhood.