The bible of toymaking and play for the young child! Included are instructions for making a wide variety of toys, from simple knotted dolls, animals, standing felt table puppets, string puppets and silk marionettes, to a wood dollhouse with furniture, a play store, play stand, wood boats and trains, various sewn and knitted dolls and animals and even more.
Projects are sewn, knitted, knotted, built from wood, carved and using objects found in nature. The step-by-step instructions are clear, fully described, and illustrated.
In addition, author Freya Jaffke, an experienced Waldorf kindergarten teacher, explores the nature of children’s play and educates readers on which toys are suitable for particular ages. A resource that comes highly recommended.
Softbound; 139 pages.