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 […]

National Waldorf Art Exhibit Seeking Entries

Waldorf alumni, parents and teachers are being called to enter their art including painting, drawing, sculpture, woodwork, handwork and more. Qualifying art will be featured in a national exhibition in Philadelphia November 7-10, 2013. Deadline for entry is June 15th and the show has been organized by the Waldorf School of Philadelphia. Art can be […]

Spring Program Class 7&8

Students get to choose a choral piece to share with the community and this year Class 7 & 8 chose Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen. httpv://youtu.be/J4Kci4CLL7k To see more videos from our Spring Program, check out our SGWS YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/amyhecky

Spring Garden’s May Day Celebration

Spring is here! You are invited to join us on Wednesday, May 1st to celebrate May Day. Join us from 12:00 p.m.- 2 p.m.at the Sportsman’s Club (property adjacent to the school). Watch this video to experience a taste of this upcoming festival. httpv://youtu.be/0u9KoSsz0aw Bring a picnic lunch and a blanket or chairs. Spend the […]