Soul Development Through Handwriting: The Waldorf Approach to the Vimala Alphabet (Paperback)

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Soul Development through Handwriting cultivates the noble qualities to which Waldorf education has long been devoted through the use of specific forms for shaping letters. The Vimala Alphabet was meticulously designed to support independent thinking, engaged willpower, balance, tolerance, honor, and intuition, as well as strengthening the developing soul forces of children.

This book considers personal characteristics, which can be transformed through certain letters. Soul Development through Handwriting includes:

∞ A summary the Waldorf method of teaching writing to young children
∞ Ideas for introducing the Vimala Alphabet into different grades
∞ Details on using the Vimala Alphabet as a transformative tool for children

Also included are descriptions of the letters and their qualities, practice pages, letter forms to avoid, and practical tools to assist in teaching handwriting. Soul Development through Handwriting is a valuable resource for all Waldorf teachers, home schoolers, and others working with children.

CONTENTS

Rudolf Steiner on Education and Handwriting
The Vimala Alphabet
Introduction

1. Teaching the Letters
2. Terms of Art
3. The Letters
4. Letter Formation Guides
5. Practice Pages

Appendix:
Handwriting Assessment Form
Page Liners
Rudolf Steiner's Handwriting
Vimala Alphabet Resources



Product Details
ISBN: 9780880105873
ISBN-10: 0880105879
Publisher: Steiner Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2007
Pages: 115
Language: English

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