1st Grade

  • Bean Bag Games for Grades 1-3

    Posted by Christopherus

    by Barbara Benson Many years ago, I attended a Waldorf conference for homeschoolers hosted by Rahima Baldwin. One of the presenters was discussing circle time games for early elementary grades. The games that really resonated with me were the bean…

  • The Importance of Form Drawing

    Posted by Christopherus

    This blog will not address how to do form drawing or its esoteric benefits to the twelve senses. Donna’s book, Form Drawing for Beginners as well as supplemental books like Form Drawing Grades One through Four by Stine and Schuberth…

  • Circle Time in a Homeschooling Setting

    Posted by Christopherus

    Although it can be challenging to do circle time in a home school setting, particularly with an only child, I believe that circle can be a great benefit to your early elementary homeschooling rhythm of the day. Circle time in…

  • Help with Painting

    Posted by Christopherus

    Something which appeals to many people new to Waldorf education but which also fills them with dread is wet on wet watercolor painting. The colors are so vibrant and it is clearly a healthy and nurturing activity – but it…

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