Do you have shelves full of books and even curriculum but still aren't sure what do to next?
Have you ever wanted to sit down with an experienced Waldorf homeschooler and ask how she plans, organizes, and keeps her homeschool going?
I am here to help!
Hi, I'm Jean, homeschooling mother of three (two boys and a girl). I started homeschooling back in the 1990s.
And in the past five years, I've helped hundreds of homeschooling Moms just like you find ways to make Waldorf work at home.
I've put together this guidebook to help you bring the Waldorf method to your family.
With this guidebook, you can painlessly plan your next block without spending all those late night hours endlessly searching and searching for ideas.
And stop wasting so much energy second-guessing yourself about whether or not you understand the Waldorf method.
In this newly-revised 72-page guidebook, I show you how to create a simple framework for your plans that is just right for you and your family.
I give you the foundation, encouragement and tools you need to create and stay focused on that plan.
Plus, you get lifetime updates to any future revisions!
With this guidebook, you will discover...
- Your Plan
- Your Set Up
- Your Resources
Design your own Waldorf homeschooling curriculum plan. Build main lesson blocks that weave in all of the lively arts, such as painting and drawing, movement and handwork.
This is truly DIY Waldorf (which is exactly what Rudolf Steiner, the founder of Waldorf education had in mind).
And with this guide, you have an experienced Waldorf homeschooler leading the way.
You can use this process with any curriculum you have. It's a way to meet your children right where they are.
Your Set Up
Use a simple process for planning your main lesson blocks in six steps, and create the framework to keep your homeschool running smoothly.
There are sample planning forms and schedules for you to use as a model. Plus blank templates for you to make your own.
Choose nourishing stories to build your main lesson blocks around so you can form strong connections with your children.
In this guide, you will find full-page grids of resources for each block of each grade listing my favorite resources.
That's over 200 quality resources referenced for your Waldorf homeschooling lessons.
With this guide, you can design your own Waldorf homeschooling curriculum even if you're never planned a lesson before in your life.
And use all the resources and curriculum you already own!
What's Inside the Guide?
Here is the list from the Table of Contents.
Before the Planning
- Before You Begin
- The Essence of Waldorf Education
- Unique Aspects of Waldorf Education
- Stages of Child Development
- The Four Rhythms of the Year
The Planning Process
- Planning, in a Nutshell
- 6 Steps to Planning
- What Can We Learn from the First Waldorf School?
- Tips for Planning
- The Lively Arts
- Main Lesson Blocks
Toolkit for Planning
- Block Grids for Grades 1-8
- Year-at-a-Glance Form
- Weekly Planning Form
- Weekly Rhythm
- Sample Weekly Student Checklist
- Daily Rhythm
- Favorite Resources Lists
- Quotations to Inspire
Check Out What Others Say About This Guidebook
"I am loving your planning guidebook! It has given me the freedom to simplify, to make lessons easy and doable. This never occurred to me. I had been aiming for "perfect" lessons and disappointed myself and children when I could not make that mark." -Sabrina
"I can't thank you enough for your planning guide. I have a variety of guides along with a 1st grade syllabus, but yours is the most helpful of all I've read. As I begin to plan, I will certainly benefit from the wisdom and experience you've put into this guide in many, many ways. It is truly a bright light for my Waldorf-inspired homeschooling path." -Carly
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If you are not satisfied with Waldorf Homeschooling - Simplified after 30 days, just let me know and I will refund your money. That's how confident I am that this is a resource that will help you keep your Waldorf homeschooling simple and doable.
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Jean is the mother of three and has been on the Waldorf homeschooling journey for over 20 years. She has a Master of Arts in Teaching and has taught in public and private schools, homeschooled her own children, and led small groups. Jean has studied and practiced Waldorf methods since 1992 by planning and implementing many lessons, and attending numerous local and national conferences and trainings. Jean mentors homeschoolers and writes at Waldorf-Inspired Learning. She lives in northeastern Ohio with her husband, dog and three cats. All three of their children are now off on their own adventures. Jean loves spending time outdoors hiking and gardening. She also finds joy in singing, cooking, reading, and bird watching.