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).
Sweet Peas Garden
Next Session: January 31st through March 14th, 2015, skipping February 28th.
A Morning with You and Your Child, on Saturdays, with Ms. Cami Kennedy, for parents of children birth to three years old. This is a 6-week session on Saturday mornings between 9:15-11am.
In Sweet Peas Garden, families are welcomed into our Waldorf “home” one day a week to share a relaxed morning together. It’s an opportunity to get to know the school, to meet each other and to experience the Waldorf approach to the early years of childhood.
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