You Don’t Have to Figure it Out Alone.
Whether you are just starting to homeschool, or always wanted to, imagine this for a second…
You feel confident that you are doing it right. The first steps are clear and you know exactly where to find the resources and support needed to be successful. There’s no second guessing. No confusion. No lack of focus.
Knowing you had your homeschool & lessons in place, you’d start enjoying…
“Our task is to educate the human being in such a way that he or she can bring to expression in the right way that which is living in the whole human being, and on the other side that which puts him/her into the world in the right way.”
By Rudolf Steiner
Donna Ashton is a veteran waldorf homeschooling mom & homeschooling mentor. She connects the experts, teachers and information with thousands of families around the world so they can make a difference in their children’s lives. Donna has guided families through her online workshops, tele-summits and programs.
5 Amazing Things You’ll Receive from the
|Behind the Scenes Reasons Why
By understanding the theory and ideas, you get the big picture “Oh! I get it now” light-bulb going off Ah-ha. Otherwise you are just going through the motions and not bringing the magic…This Handbook gives you just the right amount of theory to set you up for success.
|Rhythm and Rituals
So much of what makes a successful homeschool is the consistency of rhythm and the in and out flow of the day. The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook takes you through setting up a daily & weekly rhythm as well as ideas for seasonal celebrations and festivals.
|Making it fit You and Your life
Have you tried modeling another mom’s schedule or daily routine? You probably discovered quickly that this doesn’t work. By knowing your needs and those of your family as well as your temperament you can design the perfect way to bring playful learning to your child. The Handbook gives you options to make it fit into your busy life.
Understanding The Basics
This guide starts with some basic ideas of the theory behind Waldorf Education.
- Who is Rudolph Steiner?
- Relating anthroposophy to homeschooling
- Understanding the why’s behind the method
- The 12 senses/4 Bodies
Rhythm, Schedules & Making It “Fit”
Rhythm is the backbone of a successful homeschool day.
- In and out breath
- Foundational Points of Day
Your Tailored Curriculum & Homeschool Space
The handbook gives examples of how it all can look and feel.
- What homeschooling looks like
- How do I get there from here?
- What types of curriculum are right for you
- Home school space
Having a solid plans lends flexibility and space to your days.
- Planning your year
- Monthly realignments
- Weekly regimen
Presenting the Material
Now that you have the pieces in place, It’s time to teach.
- Meeting your child where they are
- The temperaments
- Teaching Waldorf methods
- Enhancing your own skills
- Troubleshooting “hot spots”
Support & Community
It’s ok to ask for a hand.
- Getting family support
- Pop culture & fitting in
- Playgroups & co-ops
Reasons this Handbook will be invaluable:
Reason 1: We literally walk you through the process step-by-step.
Reason 2: The guide gives you a digestible amount of theory and practical information, creating the balance needed to make it work.
Reason 3: Whether you have some or no Waldorf experience, you will receive excellent tips and short cuts to more successful homeschooling.
Reason 4: You’ll gain access to a plethera of resources from where to buy supplies, do further reading or just get inspiration.
Reason 5: We chunked down the vast information into easy to understand basics.
Reason 6: This is your chance to learn from an experienced teacher & veteran homeschooling mom- I’ve been there!
There’s a Waldorf Homeschooling teacher in you just itching to get out.
One who can:
- Create the enhanced learning environment that allows your child his full potential
- Enjoy these precious days with young child guiding and nurturing them to thrive
- Be confident and successful with your homeschooling path
- Enjoy this journey with creativity and joy!
What People Are Saying
Thanks so much, what a beautiful book, it has given me much food for thought by reading it. I love it and even though we have already been homeschooling for almost 8 years now with children in highschool, it has been wonderfully refreshing and has encouraged me to relook at how we go about our homeschooling journey.
Linda Dawkins, Natural Suburbia
Thank you for my copy of your BEAUTIFUL book. I can’t tell you how much I love it… seriously, this is a breakthrough for Waldorf. You have made Waldorf accessible to all in your beautifully written and easy to read and understand handbook. Thank you!
Donni Webber from The Magic Onions
The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook came to me when I needed it most and I am so grateful for that.
Nicole Spring, Frontier Dreams
The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook is exactly the thing I wished I had when I began learning about Waldorf education many years ago. Donna does such an amazing job of simplifying the ideas of Waldorf, while encouraging you to explore more as time and need allows. She meets you right where you are on your homeschool journey…
Stephanie, Gypsy Forest