Teaching through Stories - Jane and Jeremy Learn to Knit

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The first in Elizabeth Seward's series on teaching handwork. This complete resource guide is written for teachers, parents and others wanting to teach this popular craft to children through storytelling. This approach helps foster personal connection in any educational setting.

Introduced are important pedagogical foundations and suggestions for managing a busy handwork classroom. The last chapter shares ideas about selecting patterns and materials. Included are over a dozen favorite patterns the author has developed or modified.

  • Bunny
  • Pocket Doll
  • Pocket Doll Blanket
  • Blanket Square
  • Butterfly
  • Rainbow Ball
  • Ankle Warmers
  • Fingerless Mittens
  • Washcloth
  • Animals (Lamb Lion, Mouse, Hamster)
  • Flute (or recorder) Case
  • Mini-Man/Mini Miss

Teaching Through Stories embodies an unhurried approach to education used successfully for a hundred years in Waldorf schools around the world.

Age 6 and up (for learning to knit)

Softcover; 212 pages, 8.5 x 8.5 inches

Author: Elizabeth Seward