Continuing to Engage Heads, Hearts and Hands...
One of the underlying tenets of Waldorf education is the emphasis on human connection. This unique education is also naturally flexible and innovative to meet the needs and challenges of our times. Today we face a dichotomous need to sustain human connection and community while maintaining social and physical distance.
For families who cannot attend in person, here are some remote learning options that embrace and reflect our pedagogy.
Waldorf & Waldorf-Inspired
Waldorf Shop - Tools and supplies.
past and current issues available online for free - sign up for emails when the new one comes out!\
Handwork for Homeschoolers - Free handwork lessons
How to Make Waldorf-Inspired Nature Blocks
DIY Dyed Rainbow "Grimm" Style Wooden Blocks
Human and Animal Study: Grades 4-6 (PDF) - complete lesson plans for this main lesson block
Gallery of Chalkboard Drawings in the Waldorf Classroom - Grades 1–8
Other Great Resources
National Geographic Kids - Games, videos and information on the natural world.
Sparkle Stories - free trial. They have crafts, games and stories.
Outschool - Classes on everything from coding to art.
DIY - They offer courses, skills, and challenges. Earn badges.
Skillshare - Offering 2 free months of online classes.
Instructables - Instructions on how to make just about anything.
Podcasts- All Ages
Smash, Boom, Best - Cats versus Dogs. Pizza versus Tacos. Super Speed versus Super Strength.
Storynory - Free audio stories featuring fairy tales, classics, myths, poems, and music.