Families Unit Overview
updated February 13, 2010

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 Winter.

Art:

The art focus for this unit is working with clay.
Children, Clay and Sculpture - by Cathy Weisman Topal

Nature:

The nature focus is birds.
For the Birds website, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Have you considered taking part in the Great Backyard Bird Count as part of your Families unit?

Handwork:

The handwork focus is creating miniature worlds for imaginative play.
Felt Wee Folk - by Salley Mavor


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