BIG LOVE Festival!

Spring Garden Waldorf School is proud to be a part of this Saturday’s (2/22) BIG LOVE Festival at the Downtown Akron Musica Complex at 51 E. Market Street. The FREE event, which begins at noon, will include art, music, dance, food, kid friendly crafts and spirited fun with community! Event highlights include: Performances by: Zach […]

Another Wonderful Children’s Festival

Smiling faces from wall to wall! On Saturday our halls and grounds were filled with children’s laughter, uplifting music, the delightful aromas of tasty food, and the unique joy that accompanies our annual Children’s Festival and Artists’ Market. Hey Mavis rocked the house! Over 700 visitors from the school and the greater Akron community joined us […]

Waldorf Parent Online Communities & Blogs

Did you know? There are a lot of great Waldorf Parent blogs and communities out there online. Including these active Facebook pages for Waldorf parents: https://www.facebook.com/waldorf.mothers https://www.facebook.com/SteinerWaldorfParentsCommunity https://www.facebook.com/waldorfparentsa https://www.facebook.com/WaldorfEd Also check out these Waldorf inspired blogs and businesses created by Waldorf Parents: http://waldorfessentials.com http://www.themagiconions.com http://waldorfmom.net/ http://theparentingpassageway.com/ http://www.waldorfparents.net/ Do you have a Waldorf parenting blog or […]

Early Childhood Graham Crackers

Our Early Childhood Extended Care teacher, Kathy Miller, shares one of her favorite recipes from the  Morning Glory Playgroup at Prairie Hill Waldorf School. Home Made Graham Crackers Ingredients: 2 ½ Cups Whole Wheat Flour ½ Tsp Salt ½ Tsp Baking Powder ¼ Tsp Cinnamon 1 stick of Butter 3/4 Cup Honey   Instructions: Preheat oven to 375.  […]

Early Childhood Bread Recipe

Many children (and parents) remember the fresh baked bread from our Early Childhood classes with great fondness.  This must be why so many people ask for the recipe! Well, here it is. Ingredients: 2 tbsp yeast 3 cups warm liquid 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp honey 1/3 cup oil (melted butter works) 3 tsp salt […]

Where Do You Buy Rain Pants?

Welcome to the world of outdoor play, EVERY day! Kids don’t care about rain and snow and at Spring Garden they get outside to move three times a day rain or shine, wet or dry, mud or mud. This is why Waldorf schools require proper outerwear for active kids. Unfortunately, the big box stores don’t […]

Sparkler Safety on Independence Day

Sparklers burn around 1,000 people per year and around 50% of sparkler injuries happen to children under five. Sparklers reach 1,800° Fahrenheit when the chemical mixture on the wire is lit and stay hot after the sizzling is complete. Kids love Sparklers and, even if you’d never buy them, you might find your child begging to […]

Five Great Outdoor Summer Party Games

Here’s some set it and forget it outdoor games for kids. Try them at your 4th of July picnic! Obstacle Course — For 1 or more — Give the kid(s) some basic supplies for creating an obstacle course – hula hoops, cones, logs, boxes, ropes, lawn chairs and anything else they can find. Then give them […]

SGWS Student is Augustus Glop

SGWS student, Gio Palermo, performed as Augustus Glop in Magical Theater’s production of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The Show, put on by the Magical Theater Company, ran the first 2 weeks in May, was based on the book by Roald Dahl and directed by Holly Barkdoll. Augustus Glop is the gluttonous boy who can’t […]