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Waldorf Kindergarten

Kindergarten classes are offered three or five mornings per week from 8:15-noon.

Extended Day is available.

Kindergarten for children 4-5.

Waldorf education consciously builds a strong foundation during the early childhood years for the later intellectual growth of the child, but avoids the actual teaching of academic subjects at this time. The purposeful activities provide the first steps in the evolution of the cognitive, social, and emotional processes that continue in the academic work of the elementary school.

The Early Childhood faculty builds this foundation by filling the day with carefully crafted and artfully executed activities. Eurythmy (rhythmic movement), nature walks, and healthy outdoor play build physical strength, agility, and grace. Other purposeful activities include watercolor painting, drawing, handcrafts, beeswax modeling, and baking. Imaginative play, poems, stories, puppetry, music, and circle games all open the youngster to the wonders of creativity.

The rhythmic repetition of these activities strengthens and nourishes the children, imbuing them with a sense of order and harmony.

Learn more about the Waldorf Early Childhood curriculum.


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For more information or to schedule a class visit or tour of our Mariemont or Indian Hill campus , contact our Enrollment Director by phone 513-541-0220, ext 103 or fill out the form below. See the Map and Directions page for the locations of both campuses.

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Sarah - February 17, 2011 - 2:32 am

It’s a joy to watch my kindergartener go off excitedly to join his class each morning and come home satiated emotionally, creatively, physically and intellectually. He’s getting nurtured and fed in ways he never would in a traditional kindergarten, growing in all facets at his own pace and absolutely building a strong foundation to set him up as a lifelong learner!

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