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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

Needle tatting

Baby sweater knitting

Beginner crochet

And more

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1st, 2nd, & 3rd grade curriculum guides

Now Available!


Online International

Handwork Teacher Training

Applications open September 1, 2024 for our 2025 cohort


Support & Resources for Handwork

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Learn handwork skills

at your own pace

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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.

Handwork Curriculum

1st, 2nd and 3rd Grades


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