Did you know? What is form drawing and why is it taught in Waldorf Schools?

“Form drawing, as it is called, is repetitive drawing of symbols and shapes—both linear and lateral, zigzag or congruous knots. This freehand creation of patterns is more about process than product and as such can be puzzling to parents and educators alike. It is the movement expressed through the drawing that holds the value.”

The Practical and Creative Art of Form Drawing, Beverly Amico


Multi-sensory learning, crossing the mid-line, visual motor integration, spatial intelligence, and social emotional skills — these are only a few benefits of form drawing. Check out the links below to learn more:




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