a waldorf nursery school est 1977

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Why Waldorf?

When parents congregate around a Saturday braai, next to the sports field, wherever, conversation inevitably takes a turn towards schooling. I have come to realise over the past few years that most parents sense that there is something potentially wrong with our...

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Imaginative Play

Imaginative play: A pre-requisite for school readiness? YES!   Educational researchers and academics have always underlined the importance of imaginative and purposeful play in early childhood development and its role in preparing young children for primary...

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St. John’s Celebration

“The original idea of any sacred festival is to make the human being look upward from his dependence on earthly things to those things that transcend the Earth.” – Rudolf Steiner Festival celebrations are central in any Waldorf school. They help instil consciousness...

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Feeding the child’s soul in nature

(By Su Rubinoff, Meadowbrook Waldorf School (USA) - Gateway Issue 58)   Good morning dear earth, good morning dear sun, Good morning dear stones and flowers, every one, Good morning dear buzzy bees and flowers in the trees, Good morning to you, friends, good...

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Thinking outside the box? What box?

At The Kindergarten at Rosemary Hill that box has long been painted in vivid rainbow colours and transformed into a lantern, play-house, bird feeder or some very cool object you’ve never heard of… Toddlers, when given free rein to their imagination, have endless ways...

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