Festivals around the year in a Waldorf Kindergarten

All day workshop with WISC San Diego

October 19, 2019 8:30 AM-5:30 PM located at The Waldorf School San Diego, Altadena Campus

Seasonal festivals are integral to the rhythm of life in a Waldorf kindergarten to connect the child with the rhythms of nature around the cycle of the year. In the classroom we create a seasonal mood to celebrate the changes in mother earth, in morning circle, story, arts and simple crafts. There is joy in the anticipation, the preparation, and the celebration itself. Festivals build community through parent participation and create fond memories for years to come.

Patricia Rubano will guide us through the cycle of seasonal festivals around the year. Peggy Waterhouse and Anna Masters will bring classroom activities for circle,  story, and seasonal crafts, and share her experience in weaving parent work into the  joyful life of festivals in the kindergarten. 

Peggy Waterhouse, MA spent 20 years as an early childhood teacher and administrator at the Pine Hill Waldorf School in New Hampshire, before returning to her native California to Direct the early childhood program at the East Bay Waldorf school in 2015. We are fortunate that Peggy has moved into the San Diego area to teach kindergarten at the Sanderling Waldorf school in Carlsbad.

Patricia Rubano taught kindergarten for many years at the Green Meadow Waldorf school in N.Y., and at the Sanderling Waldorf School in Carlsbad, as well as mentoring for WECAN and Lifeways across the Southern California region.  She was a founder of both WSSD helped establish the Sanderling school. She currently directs the Anthroposophical Center for Biography and Social Arts.

Anna Master is a graduate of WISC San Diego. She taught a Mixed -age Kindergarten at the Sanderling Waldorf School, and currently teaches Kindergarten at WSSD. She is trained in Therapeutic work in early childhood.  

Cost: $95 || To register:   https://tinyurl.com/OCT19Festivals

SNACK provided. SHARED meal – Please bring a dish to share or pay $10.00

Discounts for three or more from one school site and WISC alumni available–please inquire.

Questions, call/text/email:  

Parvati Scatena || outreachsd@waldorfteaching.org || 916.524.1828

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