Catherine Winter-Hebert

If You're Hoping to Raise Eco-Conscious Kids, Waldorf School May Be the Way to Go

filed under: Modern Kids

Waldorf school, Waldorf, Steiner, learning through play

Every parent hopes to ensure that their children get the best education possible, but finding decent options is undoubtedly one of the more challenging aspects of parenting today. Should you enrol your kids in public school? Aim for Montessori? Homeschool them yourself? There are many options available, but one of them may provide your child with not only a wonderful scholastic education, but also a strong awareness of the importance of environmental protection. With its emphasis on creativity, learning-by-doing, storytelling, craft, and immersion in the natural world, Waldorf education allows children to lean through play, encouraging gentleness and teamwork, and instilling a sense of wonder about the natural world we’re all part of. Children have free time for imaginative play, spend time in nature, are active and engaged, and work together to prepare their own snacks with whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. Kids have the chance to interact with animals, and play with toys made of all-natural materials like wood, cotton, wool, and silk. Click through to read more about this amazing form of education:

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