The art and science of imagination

In the Classroom 2/18/2017

Early Childhood: Valentine’s Day A little extra love being sent home from Apple Blossom Garden to their siblings. One of our precious boys said that as he was kneading the dough  “I shooted love down my arms, through my hands and into the bread.” He took it home and

In the Classroom 2/12/2017

Early Childhood The children and early childhood are enjoying cracking ice crystals and eating them! This week we also enjoyed a fire on the play yard. Early Childhood Early childhood is preparing for Valentine’s day! Early Childhood: Mighty Oaks Mighty Oak kindergartners streng

In the Classroom 2/5/2017

Da Vinci Waldorf Service Learning As our pilot program for service learning continues, students are engaging in some wonderful community activities. As part of our service learning curriculum, the seventh and eighth grade class is developing a relationship with the residents of Libert

In the Classroom 1/29/2017

Early Childhood The children in Apple Blossom Garden have been busy building “Angel Town.” Early Childhood: Tooth Fairy Pillows The Mighty Oaks in Apple Blossom Garden have been making their very own tooth fairy pillows. 1st Grade: Math First grade continued its math block

In the Classroom 1/20/2017

EC: Finger Knitting Our “Mighty Oaks” in the early childhood program working on finger knitting. Making treasures! EC: Beeswax Modeling Little hands in the early childhood program making beeswax stars and snowflakes for King Winter! 1st Grade: Color Study Color stories abo

In the Classroom 1/13/2017

Snow Mountain Apple Blossom Garden enjoyed snow mountain and the snowy path adjacent to our school before break. Father Winter’s and Brother Wind’s chill in the air did not stop the mountain goats and penguins in our class from enjoying outdoor play! 1st & 2nd Grades F

In the Classroom 12/2/2016

Early Childhood: Fine Motor Skills An early childhood class works on fine motor activities by cutting little squares of felt and sewing them onto a strand. The activity also offers a lovely experience of touch and color. This is a craft for the holidays! 1st & 2nd Grades: Advent F

In the Classroom 11/25/2016

Wonder Garden Sprouting and tending seeds in the Wonder Garden classroom. Early Childhood Our kindergarten classrooms enjoy a cup of warm tea to begin the day as we use our hands to warm beeswax to model into treasures. This week the kindergarten classrooms modeled beeswax into food t

In the Classroom 11/18/2016

Wonder Garden Feeding the chickens on their morning walk. Early Childhood Stepping over stepping stones that are varied in height, material, and width. This allows for strengthening balance, coordination, and executive planning! 1st Grade: Thanksgiving Celebration First Grade celebrat

In the Classroom 11/11/2016

Recess Fun A spontaneous mixed-age game of jumping from stump to stump around the fire ring during recess! Wonder Garden Wonder Garden children finishing up their lanterns for the upcoming lantern walk. Apple Blossom Garden Shown here, the little ones are finger knitting the string ha