These small-group classes of 7 or 8 children with a parent (or caregiver) provide an early opportunity to learn more about Waldorf education and healthy parenting. Through reading, discussion, and most importantly class observation we learn how to support our children during their first 7 years of childhood. This is a unique class designed for both the parent and the child. Our goal is to create a calm, loving space for our children in class and at home. Together we support the child’s natural individuation process. While it is usual to see more parallel play at this development state, we can begin to observe the children connecting more and more with one another. We want to see the children play freely on their own or with peers and to be active in their play rather than remain passive and have the parents “play” the toys for them. Through observation and discussion we support each other and our children in this new, exciting stage of development.
Classes are for children 10 months to 3 years and meet once or twice a week for two hours.
The program begins in September and runs through June and is currently full. To receive registration information for the 2018-19 classes please complete the online inquiry form.