DVWS In The Classroom Archives


In the Classroom 5/12/2017

Sunflower Garden: 8th Graders Visit The Sunflower Garden invited the eighth grade students to enjoy snack time with them as they remembered back to their time in our early childhood program. Our four graduates all attended preschool at Da Vinci Waldorf School—back when it was Waters Edge Waldorf School. The…

Da Vinci Waldorf School - Wauconda - In the Classroom 5/12/2017

In the Classroom 5/6/2017

Early Childhood: Kite Flying A sunny, windy May day is perfect for flying a kite with the early childhood children! 1st Grade: Spring Spring is in the air, and in the first grade painting lesson of a blossom, and on the chalkboard for their enjoyment. 1st & 2nd Grades: Arithmetic…


In the Classroom 4/29/2017

Please enjoy this glimpse into what our students have been learning and doing this week! Early Childhood: Worms & Millipedes The natural concentration of a child focused on nature. A child-created habitat for millipedes, and another for worms. 1st Grade: Scarves The first graders completed their knitted scarves this week…

In the Classroom 4/29/2017

In the Classroom 4/14/2017

Please enjoy this glimpse into what our students have been learning and doing this week! Early Childhood: Spring Gifts Sunflower Garden (Top): Seeds planted, and birdie treasures molded from beeswax by little fingers. Happy spring! Wonder Garden (bottom left): A beautiful taste of spring, planted and nurtured by our students,…

In the Classroom 4/14/2017 - Relief Sculptures - 5th Grade - 6th Grade - Physics

In the Classroom 3/24/2017

In the Classroom 3/24/2017. Please enjoy this glimpse into what our students have been learning and doing this week! Early Childhood: Tree Tapping Many early childhood families gathered at Spring Valley Nature Center on Friday to visit the heritage farm and to experience the tapping of trees and boil down…

Da Vinci Waldorf School - In the Classroom 3/24/2017

In the Classroom 3/16/2017

Early Childhood: Sunflower Garden Our work, our play, our song…. While children free play, we also grind rye berries to use in our bread and the oldest students finger-knit jump ropes as we prepare to bring more levity into our lives! 1st Grade: Starfish Painting Working with contrasting colors brings…


In the Classroom 3/3/2017

Early Childhood In the Wonder Garden, free play is flowing, with many water themes like “the deep ocean” and  “super-heroes at the water park.” 1st Grade: Handwork Students are moving along on their scarf knitting. 1st & 2nd Grades: Painting A painting of Anansi the spider from the first and second grades. 2nd Grade: Beeswax…