Water’s Edge Community Garage Sale Friday, June 26, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 150 W. Bonner Rd., Wauconda Come shop at our sale and support Waldorf education. A percentage of the profits from each vendor will be donated to support the school! Somet
Do you have great pictures you’d like to share from your summer break adventures? Please send them our way and they may be featured on our Picture of The Week section! Feel free to include a caption or small story to share details about the image.
This week’s online tidbit comes from our own Claudia Lenart. In case you didn’t catch it then, here is a link to an article she wrote last fall: http://primary-school-curriculum.suite101.com/article.cfm/understanding_how_waldorf_schools_are_unique Please feel free to leav
(click to view larger) Please join all of us at Water’s Edge Waldorf School in congratulating our newest graduates. 8th-graders Nikala Purcell and Tessa Wallis-Deering received their diplomas today in a beautiful and emotional ceremony. (Photos by Amy Howard)
Here are the upcoming events for our last week of this school year: Thursday, June 4, 7 p.m., “Where Do the Children Play?” Screening at Water’s Edge. Please RSVP. Our last screening of this thought-provoking documentary. If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure t
(click on image to view larger) Today the Sunflower Garden Early Childhood class celebrated the students who will be going to the First Grade in the fall. Each child holds a puppet that they sewed for the puppet show they performed for their classmates and parents as part of the fest
This just in from Susan Love, a timely bit of news for our weekly web link! The Daily Herald reported on the school play, “The Miracle Worker”: http://www.dailyherald.com/story/?id=296588 They also include three great pictures: http://www.dailyherald.com/story/image/?id=29
You are invited to view a PBS documentary that examines the imortance of unstructured outdoor play and the growing concern that more and more children are growing up without it. Why is this so important? Join us and find out. Discussion will follow the film. There is no cost for t
"Delivering information to children as though they were empty vessels needing to be filled diminishes creative opportunities for all children. Evidence has shown that exploratory play nurtures children with raised levels of confidence and capabilities, who have the maturity to persevere with the learning process." ...