The art and science of imagination

VIDEO: Early Childhood: Enjoying Winter Recess

Early Childhood: Enjoying Winter Recess Joy abounds in this video clip from late January. Climbing, sliding, chipping away at the ice with shovel and hammer, running, hiding, and simply having a good time! A little snippet from early childhood winter playtime outside at Da Vinci Waldo

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School—Tuesday, March 22, 8:45 a.m.

Tour & Observe Da Vinci Waldorf School Tuesday, March 22, 8:45 a.m. Come tour and observe Waldorf education in action! Experience the warmth of our Early Childhood classrooms. Watch the lively engagement of our grade school students in math, science, and history, taught like you’v

Da Vinci Waldorf Summer Camps: Choose from 14 camps—June 20–July 21!

Online Registration Now Open! Summer Camp 2016 Register by May 15th for an Early Bird Discount! This year we are offering FIVE weeks of camp, June 20-July 21! There are summer camp offerings for children of all ages, offering a positive social experience where storytelling, music, hik

Photos & Recap: PTO Winter Break Waterpark Wednesday

Several of our families came out this week to enjoy the annual PTO Winter Break getaway at Timber Ridge Lodge and Waterpark in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin! It was fun to beat the blues away with new families and old friends alike. “Bravest Family” goes to Kate & Michael Ano

DVWS First Annual Giving Circle Donor Event!

Dear Cornerstone Members and Contributors to the DVWS Giving Circle, We’re excited about our upcoming First Annual Giving Circle Event! We hope you can all be there to participate. Please R.S.V.P. to the office by Monday, February 22nd if you plan to attend. Click here to R.S.V.

Fiesta ¡FUNdraiser! Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction—Saturday, April 16th, 6 p.m.

Fiesta ¡FUNdraiser! Annual Benefit Dinner & Auction—Saturday, April 16th, 6 p.m. ALL are invited to our annual benefit dinner and auction! Please save the date—Saturday, April 16th! Visit our Facebook event page for ongoing details!

Annual Music Recitals—Thursday, March 3rd

All are invited to the student music recitals on Thursday, March 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. at the Wauconda Area Library! Come one, come all to the Wauconda Area Library and hear the beautiful music presented by the students in 4th through 8th grades. From the 4th grade on, our orchestra stude

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class—Tuesday, March 8, 10am

Songs & Storytime Free Preschool Class Tuesday, March 8, 10:00 a.m. Children 2 to 5 years old are invited to Da Vinci Waldorf School to play, enjoy some circle games, and hear a story told with handcrafted table puppets. This is a free event! Please register by calling (847)526-13

2nd Grade: Form Drawing

2nd Grade: Form Drawing A precursor to cursive writing. Practicing forms in many different ways helps create a feeling for the form. The children walked it in the room, drew it on the board, traced it with their fingers, and shaped it with stones. Then they tried writing.

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Magazine

6th, 7th & 8th Grade Magazine The sixth, seventh, and eighth graders have been hard at work over the past few weeks creating a school magazine. With the help of Mrs. Fiskum and her journalistic prowess, the students were able to write, caption, illustrate, and format a wonderful n