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.
Art: 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
Handwork: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
Nature: 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