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Give your child space

  Give your child space   Give your child space to play, learn, engage with nature and be a child.Idealistic, perhaps even novel ideas to us city dwellers but learners at The Waldorf School and The Kindergarten do just...

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HOLIDAY CLUB

  Our Popular Holiday Club is back! Let your child spend this holiday doing wholesome activities at Rosemary Hill Farm. Activities include: Bicycle day, Pioneer Museum, experience farm life with Country Kids SA, swimming,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Once upon a time…

A long, long time ago in faraway lands, people gathered around crackling fires, hands cupped around warm bowls of stew, snuggling against the freezing weather outside whilst listening to the elders telling stories rich with...

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The educational value of toys

Ever wondered why the dolls in The Kindergarten rooms have no facial expressions or features? This excerpt from the book Early Childhood Education And The Waldorf School Plan by Elizabeth M. Grunelius explains it beautifully:...

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The Sixth-Year Transformation

Paradise lost or practicing for puberty? Talk about the terrible two’s, or the more feared terrifying three’s and parents collectively roll their eyes knowingly. After surviving either one of these stages (albeit with a few...

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