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

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SteinerBooks, Nov 1, 2007 - Self-Help - 120 pages
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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.

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About the author (2007)

Jennifer Crebbin, Life Coach and Certified Handwriting Consultant, teaches a writing style that prepares individuals to be powerful contributors in the world. After completely reshaping her own handwriting, she has devoted her career to sharing this work. With more than twenty years in Waldorf Education. Jennifer blends her understanding of Waldorf pedagogy with the Vimala Alphabet to help parents, educators, and children more completely express their True Selves.

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