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Fort Making – Instructions & Inspirations

I’ve been thinking of my childhood and my daughter’s early years. Building forts was a favorite activity. Very likely you’ve all had this hands on experience! Tucked away spots to play with dolls and stuffed animals, make puzzles, color, enjoy books, and day dream....

5 Great Books to Add Diversity to Your Young Child’s Bookshelf

We live in a world rich in people from across religions, races, cultures, and family structures. And at Waldorf School at Moraine Farm, we strive to reflect a tapestry of experiences back to our students and our community. Representation matters. Studies from many...

Social and Emotional Learning, a New Model for Learning

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions, is being...

A Waldorf Guide For The Holidays

The holidays are upon us. During this glorious time of year, how do we show our children that the holidays are not just about receiving but most importantly about giving? Here are our top tips and recommendations for getting through this holiday season with a sense of...