with light and love

My Library

celebrating
 
Celebrating Irish Festivals, Calendar of seasonal celebrations by Ruth Marshall
Festivals Family and Food, Guide to seasonal celebration by Diana Carey & Judy Large
Festivals Together, a guide to multi-cultural celebration by Sue Fitzjohn, Minda Weston and Judy Large
The Children’s Year by Stephanie Cooper, Christine Fynes-Clinton and Marije Rowling
All Year Round, Christian calendar of celebrations by Ann Druitt, Christine Fynes-Clinton and Marije Rowling
The Birthday Book, celebrations for everyone by Ann Druitt, Christine Fynes-Clinton and Marije Rowling
Festivals with Children by Brigitte Barz
Living Passages for the Whole Family, celebrating rites of passage from birth to adulthood by Shea Darian
Seven Times the Sun, guiding your child through the rhythms of the day by Shea Darian (plus cd)
Circle Round, raising children in goddess traditions by Starhawk, Diane Baker and Anne Hill (plus cd)
Celebrating The Great Mother, a handbook of earth-honoring activities for parents and children by Cait Johnson and Maura D. Shaw
Beltane, springtime rituals, lore & celebration by Raven Grimassi
The Winter Solstice by John Matthews
To Dance With God, family ritual and community celebration by Gertrud Mueller Nelson
Things to make and do for Valentine’s Day by Tomie de Paola
The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting
All for Love by Tasha Tudor
The Elves and the Shoemaker retold by Freya Littledale
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore (Jan Brett)
Favorite Christmas Carols by Tasha Tudor
Christmas Stories Round the World edited by Lois S. Johnson
Lights of Winter, winter celebrations around the world by Heather Conrad
My First Thanksgiving by Tomie de Paola
Mousekin’s Thanksgiving by Edna Miller
My First Halloween by Tomie de Paola
The Little Old Lady who was not afraid of anything by Linda Williams
A gift for Abuelita, celebrating the Day of the Dead by Nancy Luenn
My First Easter by Tomie de Paola
Easter Chimes by Wilhelmina Harper
The Country Bunny and the little gold shoes by DuBose Heyward
A Tale for Easter by Tasha Tudor
 
 
parenting
 
The Intuitive Spark, bringing intuition home to your child, your family and you by Sonia Choquette
Your Child’s Growing Mind, a guide to learning and brain development from birth to adolescence by Jane M. Healy, PhD
Failure to Connect, how computers affect our children’s minds and what we can do about it by Jane M Healy, PhD
Endangered Minds, why children don’t think and what we can do about it by Jane M Healy PhD
Beyond the Rainbow Bridge, nurturing children from birth to seven by Barbara J Patterson and Pamela Bradley
The Laughing Baby, songs & rhymes from around the world by Anne Scott
Children at Play, using Waldorf principles to foster childhood development by Heidi Britz-Crecelius
You Are Your Child’s First Teacher by Rahima Baldwin
What is a Waldorf Kindergarten by Sharifa Oppenheimer and Joan Almon
The Hurried Child, growing up too fast too soon by David Elkind
Rudolf Steiner, scientist of the invisible by A.P. Shepherd
Waldorf Student Reading list, third edition by Pamela Johnson Fenner & Karen L Rivers
The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
The American Girls Handy Book by Lina Beard & Adelia B. Beard
Toys and Games From Times Past by George Rice
 
making
 
Felted Treasures, how to felt & sculpt wool with a felt needle by Jean Paccagnan Armes
Button, Button, Who’s Got the Button, 101 button games by Hajo Bücken
The Harvest Craft Book by Thomas Berger
The Christmas Craft Book by Thomas Berger
The Easter Craft Book by Thomas and Petra Berger
Toymaking with Children by Freya Jaffke
Feltcraft, making dolls, gifts & toys by Petra Berger
Rose Windows and how to make them by Helga Meyerbröker
Painting with Children by Brunhild Müller
Earthways, simple environmental activities for young children by Carol Petrash
Mountain People, Mountain Crafts by Elinor Lander Horwitz
Mothers and Daughters at Home, 35 projects to make together by Charlotte Lyons
The Book of Wizard Craft by Kilby, Morgenthal, Taylor
Meaning in Crafts by Edward L. Mattil
Felt Wee Folk by Salley Mavor
The Nature Corner, celebrating the year’s cycle with seasonal tableaux by M. van Leeuwen & J. Moeskops
Kinder Dolls, a Waldorf doll-making handbook by Maricristin Sealey
Baby Dolls and their clothes by Valeria Ferrari
Heartfelt, 25 projects for stitched and felted accessories by Teresa Searle
Warm Fuzzies, 30 sweet felted projects by Betz White
Encyclopedia of Crafts an a-to-z guide by Martha Stewart
 
sharing
 
A Journey Through Time in Verse and Rhyme, poems collected by Heather Thomas
A Child’s Book of Blessings by Sabrina Dearborn & Olwyn Whelan
Memories of Childhood by Barbara Milo Ohrbach
 
singing
 
Kids Songs, a holler-along handbook by Nancy Cassidy (with cd)
Kids Songs 2 by Nancy & John Cassidy
Kids Songs Jubilee by Nancy Cassidy
Kids Songs Sleepyheads by Nancy Cassidy (with cd)
Wee Sing collection by Pamela Conn Beal and Susan Hagen Nipp (with cd):  Children’s Songs & Fingerplays; Games, Games, Games; WeeSing and Play; Dinosaurs; Fun n Folk; Silly Songs; In the Car; Nursery Rhymes & Lullabies; For Baby; America; Sing-Alongs; 25th Anniversary Celebration
Nine Ducks Nine by Sarah Hayes
This Land is Your Land by Woody Guthrie (with cd)
I’m a Little Teapot by Iza Trapani
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star by Iza Trapani
The Itsy Bitsy Spider by Iza Trapani
 
 
reading
 
So I had been keeping a list under my local library account, but the librarian said those lists are temporary and are dumped after so many months. (not so helpful!!!)   Now I am keeping a pinterest board by grade for reading and curriculum.  Come browse at http://pinterest.com/rhondalavender/ . 
 

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