Color Unit Overview
updated March 15, 2015

The Waldorf method emphasizes imaginative play, art and creative activities, music, storytelling, authentic handwork, and honoring the rhythms of the seasons and of life. The preschool years are recognized to be a special time in the development of the child.

This unit is designed to be taught during the Spring.


The art focus for this unit is watercolor painting.
Painting With Children - by Brunhild Muller

Walter Foster Project Book Chinese Brush Painting - by Lucy Wang


The handwork focus is on making toys.
Toymaking With Children - by Freya Jaffke

Updated Link for Plans to Make a Playstand: Waldorf Style Playstands with Canopy Tutorial


The nature focus is planting a dye garden.
A Dyer's Garden: From Plant to Pot: Growing Dyes for Natural Fibers - by Rita Buchanan

Seeds for Your Dye Garden

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