Last week the second and third grade class visited Old World Wisconsin to learn about trades and machinery of the past. This trip was a perfect companion to the Living on Earth elements of the Waldorf curriculum which focuses on working the land, building homes, grains, fiber arts, and cooking.
Students have begun a block on Native American life through story and learning about their dwellings and ways of life.
Sometimes painting lessons let us develop brush skills and spatial pursuits. In these paintings tenacity and control are required to create and maintain the structure.