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

 Online International

Handwork Teacher Training

Now accepting applications for 2023!

WHE Handwork Curriculum Guides

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Online Professional Development Opportunity May 7, 2022

Support & Resources for Handwork

Save the Date for 2023!

February 18,19, & 20, 2023

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Skills Classes

Waldorf Handwork Educators

Skills Classes

Handwork Teacher Development Courses Begin in January 2023

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. Application window has closed. Join our waitlist.

Handwork Curriculum

1st & 2nd Grades


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Homeschool, Public School, Private School

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