Dear Sunflower Garden Families, Thank you for your kind words, hugs, and positive expressions of what our school year together has meant for your child and family. Your gratitude is such a gift for me as is the love I feel from your children. That is my greatest reward for this work I
Dear Families, Thank you all for your support this school year. Our kindergarten children have crossed the bridge and are excited about their adventures into first grade for next year. The children staying in our garden are also very full of love and joy right not. I’ve been hug
In what has seemed like a snapshot in time, the first grade year has come to an end. We are finalizing our play, ” The Nixie in the Mill Pond.” The children are so excited about their upcoming performance! We have reflected on the full year, and to hear all the enjoyable m
(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)
(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
Dear Families, Next week concludes our time together. Please make sure to double check your child’s bag and belongings going home. If you can send in a paper shopping bag on Monday or Tuesday, that will help us with our packing. There will be laundry needs and ironing projects s
Below are images of just a few of the wonderful pieces the 2nd & 3rd graders have done of different “dwellings”. The detail that some of the children went into with their work was terrific! As always, click on the image to view it in a larger version.
Dear Families, Miss Nicole and I are continuing the marionette puppet show of “Queen Bee” we shared at the May Faire. If you missed it that day, know that your child will have several opportunities to receive this story. I know some were unable to enter once the story was
The 2nd and 3rd grade have been experiencing busy, creative days. We have just wrapped up our shelter block, and the students have created together two class projects, an igluviak house of snow, and an Earth Lodge. Their independent shelter projects are due after returning from Memori
Felted autumn mural, made by our third grade class. After their teacher made the backdrop, little hands made and added the sun, stream, turkey, basket, and each leaf, pumpkin, rock, bird, and cloud. Beauty, collaboration, tuning of fine motor skills, a sense of accomplishment, and a celebration of the season all in one. #waldorfeducation #waldorf #handwork #felting #childrensart #davinciwaldorfschool #wauconda ...