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Family Craft – Bunny & Chick Pom Poms

Dear Families, Here is a lovely craft to welcome spring to your home.  I will send along some verses for you and your child to enjoy with your bunny and chick. Warmest wishes,Kate HillParent & Child Teacher   To begin, click on these two videos to guide you...

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...

Early Literacy Learning in Waldorf Education

How Reading, Writing, Literature, and Language are Taught in a Waldorf Education By Dianne McGaunn and Kat Marsh The Waldorf approach to literacy is unique in two very important ways. First, Waldorf education builds a foundation for literacy learning through attention...