Waldorf® Education in Kansas
Prairie Moon Waldorf School in Lawrence, Kansas offers early childhood and grade school education from preschool through grade six on seven acres in the Kansas River Valley. Currently, the only Waldorf School in Kansas, Prairie Moon is connected to the worldwide Waldorf Education movement and offers Waldorf teacher training in the region during the summers. Please explore the website to learn more about Prairie Moon Waldorf School and the international Waldorf education movement.
What is Waldorf Education?
There are over 1000 Waldorf schools worldwide that are dedicated to recognizing the unique spirit of each child. Through a rich curriculum that integrates the academic, artistic and practical, Prairie Moon Waldorf School fosters the development of self-knowledge and helps children to engage fully in the world by awakening in them warmth of heart, clarity of thought, and strength of purpose. With an enduring 90-year history and a bright future, the International Waldorf School movement is the largest and fastest growing non-sectarian school movement in the world.
These two videos created by Marin Waldorf School and Waldorf School of the Peninsula. Together they will give you a good look into what Waldorf Education offers children and families.
Prairie Moon Waldorf School is operated by the Waldorf Association of Lawrence, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational corporation registered in Kansas. Prairie Moon welcomes children of all cultural, racial, social, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Since 2005, Prairie Moon Waldorf School has been a developing member of the Association of Waldorf Schools of North America (AWSNA) and we are also a member of the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America (WECAN).
Open House, October 11th, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.—Join us on campus for a free introduction to Waldorf Education in the early childhood and grades programs. Demonstrations for each program will be given. Refreshments served. All ages are welcome.
A Walk Through the Grades, October 28th, 8:15–10:30 a.m. with time for questions and conversations to follow. Come experience for yourself how a morning in the Waldorf grades program enlivens and inspires learning. RSVP required as space is limited. Call 785-841-8800.