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NEW! The Temperaments and the Adult-Child Relationship

Kristie's extensive knowledge and understanding of the temperaments is finally captured in a book! This is the temperament information you have been waiting to read and she delivers! Practical, informative and extremely helpful for parents, homeschoolers, and teachers. - Donna Ashton, The Waldorf Connection

ABOUT THE BOOK - 239 Pages
Also available as a print edition at:
www.The Temperaments.com

For teachers, parents and ALL adults that interact with children - this book is as comprehensive as a textbook but as readable as a novel. Through 4 introductory chapters about the temperaments and 16 individual guides (covering all possible temperament combinations), examples, stories and lessons the reader learns how to type him/herself, family members, students, and friends and to delve into the mysteries of how the different temperaments interact with each other. Because these interactions are unique, depending on the age and relationship of the people, this book focuses only on the adult-child relationship which can differ greatly from the adult-adult relationship or the child-child relationship. However, while this book does focus on the relationships between adults and children, one can also benefit from reading the different sections and applying some of the wisdom to his/her own relationships with other adults or by extrapolating ideas from the sections to help siblings get along better.

E-book - $15.00
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Lower Case Alphabet Stories and Sixth Sense Language for G2 by Earthschooling

This product includes 2 E-books:

1. Sixth Sense Language (how to teach reading and writing using the Waldorf method)

2. Lower Case Alphabet Stories - 26 stories and 10 sample pictures to assist you and inspire you in creating drawings for the lower case alphabet lessons.

E-book - $7.50
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Exploring Mandalas with Earthschooling
Lesson Block


This E-book is intended to be used as a 4-6 week lesson block on Mandalas or as part of a week-long summer camp program. This E-book includes verses, circle games, form drawings and even stories to go with the Mandalas. This unit will help your child with math, geometry, coordination, left and right brain connection, meditation, healing, form drawing, writing, reading, creativity, and many other developmental and educational skills. Six types of Mandalas are explored. Form drawing is described in detail for each age and stories are categorized according to age groups as well.

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Sixth Sense Reading & Writing & (NEW!) Lower Case Alphabet Stories by Earthschooling

This book includes theory, descriptions, examples, reading and writing lessons and circle time reading and writing verses for Waldorf 2nd graders. This book is also appropriate for first graders who have completed the alphabet or have completed the book "Sixth Sense Language". This purchase now includes the book "Lower Case Alphabet Stories"

Waldorf Reading and Writing - $7.50
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Waldorf Watercolor Painting

This E-book teaches you the basic technique for Waldorf water-color painting and supplies stories for each individual color, for each combination of colors and for stories using more than two colors. Lessons are divided into age-groups. After reading this e-book and using the lessons you should be able to easily create more lessons on your own.

E-Book - $7.50

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A Year of Waldorf Watercolor Stories

This is our most popular e-book. This e-book is comprised of 56 verses and stories that span the year’s seasons and holidays. The intention of this e-book is to provide you with inspiration for your watercolor activities each month. These stories are geared towards children who are ages 3-7 and older if you are just beginning this method and they use mostly 1-3 colors at a time although some do use all the colors. Instructions for HOW to paint with these stories and verses are INCLUDED and many of them include "hidden pictures".

E-book - $7.50


Unicorn Patterns and Designs-NEW!

Knitted unicorns are easy and quick to make. If you are a visual person or have not learned to knit yet please check out my video "How to Knit a Unicorn". If you already know how to knit you will LOVE these easy and quick patterns and designs for magical unicorn mamas, babies and even a mermicorn. You can see the designs you will be learning to make at: www.BuyaUnicorn.com

E-book of Many Patterns - $4.95
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Sixth Sense Language - Teaching the Alphabet Waldorf-Style and Beyond

This book takes learning the Alphabet "Waldorf Style" a step beyond and into the realm of "Sixth Sense" language and includes an abundance of original verses and poems by Kristie Burns. A comprehensive introduction to the theory behind some of the Waldorf methods of learning the alphabet are included in the introduction to the book. Each letter includes the following features:

Painting or Drawing Verse by Kristie

Eurhythmy Inspired Movement Verse by Kristie

Letter Story with Drawing Suggestions - Fables Adapted by Kristie

This book is 32-pages long & support is available for this book. If you have ANY questions as you go through the lessons you can contact Kristie at Herbnhome@gmail.com This book took more than 156 "woman-hours" to create :) As with all my books this book will go through updates in the coming years. If you order now you receive all the updates for free.

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The Arabic Alphabet - Waldorf Style

This Lesson Block is for NON-ARABIC speakers or Arabic speakers looking for a unique and effective way to introduce the Arabic alphabet using the Waldorf method.This 50-page E-book includes:
1. Index
2. Instructions for use.
3. Arabic transliteration coding and how to pronounce letters - all lessons are done using the English alphabet.
4. Links to Arabic pronunciation guides online.
5. Child-appropriate vocabulary for EACH LETTER.
6. A Form Drawing verse/poem for EACH LETTER.
7. An action poem for each letter to do as a Eurythmy-inspired exercise.
8. 30 short stories in English with Arabic words woven in - more than one for EACH LETTER.

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Cooking with Kids Lesson Block

This e-book contains lesson plans that are designed to be used in a week long Waldorf summer camp or intercession camp. These lesson plans can also be used to supplement classroom material all year long or to be used in an after-school enrichment program. Chapters include "Breads through the Year", "Soups for the Year", "Soup and a Story", Food as Gifts" and much more!

E-Book - $7.50



Natural Gifts Kids Can Make

E-Book - $7.50

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Knitting and Weaving with Kids Lesson Plans

E-Book - $7.50


Sixth Sense Math-E-Book
This book discusses how you can teach math to your child using the 5 senses - the 6th being the intuitive sense you gain from using these methods. The numbers 1-10 are discussed through creative multiplication projects, through their inner meanings, through life experiences, and through the 4 basic processes of math. Stories are introduced that help you introduce the 4 math processes in a variety of different ways.

E-book - $8.50



Multiplication Story Poems

E-Book - $3.50



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NEW! Form Drawing Basics and Form Drawing for Grade One - TWO E-BOOKS!

This is a SET of TWO E-books. The first E-book guides you through how to do form drawing from Grades 1-6. The second E-book provides samples, stories, and drawings for ALL the form drawings you will do in first grade and why you do each of the forms. This is a great value for the amount of material you receive - two E-books and form drawing lessons for an entire year for only $7.50.

E-book - $7.50
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Earthschooling - Herbs for Kids - Part One

This e-book introduces kids to the basics of using herbs through verses, stories, songs, games and activities. This book is designed to be used with children ages 5-12. However, it can also be adapted for use with younger children and has been enjoyed by many adults as well!

E-book - $7.50


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Herbs for Kids - Part Two
Herbal Identification

This 80-page e-book will teach you and your children how to be skilled wild-crafters in only 6 weeks. Through verses, stories, pictures and exploration you will learn how to identify herbs and how to use what you find. This carefully planned 6-week lesson block will take you through a gently unfolding process of learning herbal identification. This book includes verses for young children as well as 12-year olds and up. This e-book also includes an "ecological heroes" section for 2nd and 3rd graders and herbal identification flash cards. When you purchase this e-book you also gain access to the Herbs for Kids webpage so you can receive all future updates to this book, share your experiences and stories, and view the photo albums on that page.

E-book - $7.50
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Earthschooling Methods - Grade Six Chemistry - Atom Board Games and Element Cards

See the free video under the tab 'lessons' above. Then download the element cards, game instructions and video lesson samples here.


36 Element Cards, Video and E-book - $7.50
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Waldorf Rhythms and Stages:
From Preschool to Grade Eight


Waldorf is a form of education that works with the rhythms of the child, the day, the week, the month and the year. It works with the spiritual, emotional and physical rhythms of the body. It works with the rhythm of the earth – natural foods, toys and other materials are used in Waldorf education. The rhythm of the child is the first thing we consider. What are they ready for and when are they ready for it? This E-book will help guide you through all of those stages by providing the philosophy and theme behind each stage as well as a list of specific lessons they need at each stage. This E-book will also guide you through the rhythms of the day, week, month and year. As we teach our children according to their natural rhythms this will:

1.Foster connection, interdependence, compassion, respect, teamwork and community awareness.

2.Will create natural opportunities for conflict resolution as there will be fewer conflicts.

3.Will help the child connect with their natural rhythms in nature and spirit.

4.Will free their minds to be more creative and will encourage creativity when they most need to be encouraged.

5.Will help you create a rhythm for your family that is “just right” – not too busy and not too slow. It will help you connect with the rhythms of nature, the day, the week, the months and the year.

This E-book is also available as a video or audio file.

E-book - $7.50
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G3 or G5 Persian Lesson Block - NEW!

Ebook & Four Videos-7.50

This block was created for the Waldorf grade three and/or grade five Persian studies unit. However, in the Waldorf (and my) world-view it is also suitable for all ages. You can see some ways I have adapted it by watching the videos. This lesson is very easily adapted to all ages. In Waldorf education the teacher is supposed to provide lessons to their students that reflect their student population and the country or culture those children live in. Additionally, with the intense relations we have with the Middle East in the news (especially Iran) and with the diversity of culture we have in America, it makes sense to introduce children to the culture of Persia and the Middle East at a young age, as well as delving into it deeper in grade five when the children study ancient cultures. I did the expanded plan with my children and I do the mini version for the local public school system through www.WorldofDifference.com. This lesson covers math, history, language, Arabic, Persia, stories, culture, science and more.Original photos by Kristie at included as educational supplements.Receive the Ten Days of Spring lesson below for FREE when you order this block!

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Ten Days of Spring

Mini Persian Block


This lesson was originally designed to celebrate the first ten days of the Persian New Year which are also the first ten days of spring. However, it was so popular that I modified it to be part of the G3 or G5 Persian block (or for younger children who you are wanting to teach global awareness to or who may have Middle Eastern or Persian friends or neighbors). You will be amazed at how much history, culture and language you will learn about Persia in this ten-day mini-block. I certainly was! This block includes a story and a verse in English and Perisian for ten days. It also includes extra information, history, extra blocks and verses for adults and G7 and up AND even some recipes. This block is appropriate for any ten days of the spring time.

E-book - $5.00
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Storytelling and Theater for Kids

These lesson plans are designed to be used with a week long Waldorf summer camp or intercession camp. They can also be used all year in the classroom, in an enrichment school or as part of a homeschooling group. Lesson plans include theater games, many plays for children, stories, how to be a story-teller and MORE!

E-Book - $7.50



Organization for Homeschoolers AND Organization and the Temperaments

DVD & Ebook Download

Did you know there are 4 different ways to organize based on your temperament? A free 26-page E-Book with charts & organizational ideas comes with this set of TWO lectures. "Organization and the Temperaments" is a 45-minute lecture given at the Eastern Iowa Homeschool Conference in April 2008. The second part of the video shows scenes and details from around the home.

DVD Download & E-book - $7.50

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Woodworking with Kids Lesson Plans

These lesson plans were designed to be used during a one week Waldorf summer or intecession camp. However, they can also be used in the classroom, for an enrichment school or a homeschooling group. Lesson plans include stories, verses, and a lot of projects. There is even a tool and safety guide! Beginners have said, "I could lead my class in woodworking even though I knew nothing about it before reading these lesson plans!" Experts say, "Thank you for showing me how I can share my love of woodworking with my child. I never knew what to do with them before and never realized they have so many different needs!"

E-Book - $7.50

Alternate Payment Options

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