Work and Play in Early Childhood

By Freya Jaffke

Translator: Christian Arnim

Format: Paperback

Shows how rhythm and repetition, together with example and imitation, are the pillars on which early learning is based in kindergarten.

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Floris Books

Floris Books is an independent publishing company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2016 Floris won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year. Floris Books is the largest children's book publisher in Scotland and are well known for the Kelpies range of Scottish children's books. They also publish international children’s books and an extensive list of non-fiction books, including alternative education, agriculture, health, parenting and religion.

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Rhythm and repetition, together with example and imitation, are pillars on which early learning is based. Freya Jaffke applies these simple principles in practical and sensible ways.


She describes children's play in a Steiner-Waldorf kindergarten setting, and provides tried and tested advice on this important stage of development.


This book includes sections on Planning the day; Festivals; Rhythms; Materials; Educating the Will; Imagination; Spontaneous and Planned Play; Example and imitation of adults; Stages of development; From crawling to contrariness; Work and play; Craft and handicraft; Creating a protective environment; Hyperactive and inactive children.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Floris Books
Publication Date 1 May 1996
ISBN 9780863152276

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