DVWS 5th Grade


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 3/16/2017

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 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 cut it…


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 strengthen their skills during their weekly class. Coordination,…


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 Liberty Arms Independent Living Center in Wauconda. Last…


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 this week when they met the fair-minded…


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 about the interplay and character of each color. In this…


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 First graders are learning…