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Kim John Payne, M.Ed.


Kim John Payne, M.Ed., is a leading Waldorf educator in the US, UK, and Australia. He travels to speak to 10,000 to 20,000 parents and teachers each year in North America and worldwide. A former movement teacher, he was a school counsellor and worked as a family counsellor therapist. He researched a drug-free approach to attention deficit disorder and his Social Inclusion Approach for breaking the patterns of bullying has been implemented in hundreds of schools by more than a thousand coaches worldwide. Kim John Payne lives in Massachusetts with his wife Katharine, who illustrated his bestselling book Simplicity Parenting.

Author's Books

Games Children Play II

Games to Develop Social Skills, Teamwork, Balance, and Coordination

Hawthorn Press Early Years Series

Waldorf Games Handbook for the Early Years

Games to Play and Sing with Children Aged 3–7

Hawthorn Press Early Years Series

Simplicity Parenting Edition 2 Revised

Using the Power of Less to Raise Happy, Secure Children