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The Art of Teaching Handwork


About Us

We are dedicated to deepening the understanding and enjoyment of teaching Waldorf handwork. We offer curriculum, teacher training, conferences, professional development, and handwork skills classes for Waldorf handwork teachers and homeschoolers. All programs are led by Elizabeth Seward and Shellie Smith with 50+ years of combined teaching experience.

Upcoming Programs and Resources

To watch the recording of Betty Staley's presentation on teaching children today visit our Community Resources page

1st & 2nd grade

Handwork Curriculum Guides

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Online conference for

ALL subject teachers.

July 17-20, 2023

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Teaching Handwork Grades 1-8


Online International

Handwork Teacher Training

Join our waitlist for 2024/25!

Learn to knit cables, knots, & twists


April 22, 29, May 13, & 20, 2023

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Learn new handwork skills at your own pace. Doll making, wet felting, and much more

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Free Saturdays

Monthly handwork teacher gatherings

build community and share support!


Support & Resources for Handwork

Handwork Teacher Development Courses 

In this two year handwork teacher development program we offer a deep understanding of the essence of handwork and its pedagogical value within the broader Waldorf curriculum. Join our waitlist for classes beginning in 2024!

Handwork Curriculum

1st & 2nd Grades


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