Oct 9
2018

Why Waldorf Students Knit

A child who is knitting a hat or a toy kitten sees their will transformed into art. They see their focused, detailed work turn into something beautiful and purpose filled. They experience how the conceptual becomes concrete. But knitting also teaches more than abstract concept mastery. It also teaches simple and complex mathematics; hand, eye and brain coordination; sensory integration; and resiliency of habit… all while promoting peace of mind.

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Dec 5
2013

Third Grade Curriculum

The third grade is often called the turning point of childhood. Every age has its drama, but the eight or nine-year old is going through a change that is particularly profound. As a nine-year old, we feel ourselves growing apart from the world. We become separated, independent, and begin to question all that was previously […]

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