How quickly and easily our little children learn when we offer an example to imitate, and how much harder for them when we try to explain.

For children, it’s most likely that they will do as I do and not what I say.

That’s why Simon Says trips young children up so much!

About the Author

Kimberley Lewis

Kimberley is a birth-to-three teacher, consultant and writer. She received her master's degree in Waldorf Early Childhood Education from Antioch University New England in Keene, NH. She is a RIE® Associate and avid Pikler student. She has been teaching nursery, preschool, kindergarten and parent-child classes in Waldorf schools since 2007.

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