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Exercising Early in Life is Rewarded

Waldorf Principle Explored: Nature Walks & Outdoor Play Playing outdoors and taking daily nature walks are an important part of Waldorf education. They are not considered “just recess” or “gym class” but are considered an integral part of the entire educational process. Classes from ages preschool through high school take daily nature walks and are...
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Access to Nature Improves Quality of Learning

Waldorf Principle Explored: Nature in Education Incorporating nature walks, natural materials and natural features into the Waldorf classroom are important aspects of the Waldorf inspired learning environment. The article below talks about how this environment is not only beneficial for the students now, but can also help them grow to be healthier...
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Why Food is Just as Important to Mental Health as Physical Health

Waldorf Principle Explored: Healthy Eating Waldorf education embraces educating the child’s head, heart & hands as well as their body. Preparing a snack together and baking homemade bread from scratch are just a couple Waldorf inspired activities that are daily occurrences in the Waldorf inspired classroom. This article talks about how important those experiences...
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How Childhood Anxiety Could Change the Brain

Waldorf Principles Explored: Inner Work, Rhythm Waldorf education teaches the importance of daily inner work for the teacher and the influence of this task on one of the most important aspects of the Waldorf classroom – rhythm & balance. Creating peace, balance, & rhythm are central to Waldorf education. This article...
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Disruption of Sleep in Children Can Hamper Memory

Waldorf Principle Explored: 3-Day-Rhythm The concept of the 3-day-rhythm in Waldorf education (explained HERE) states that it is important for a child to be able to “sleep on” new ideas and concepts so they can retain what they have learned. This is one reason that lessons are given over a three day...
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First Grade and the Seven Year Old

By Waldorf Teacher, Diane Power This article is exclusive to and copyright Earthschooling.com I sincerely believe that for the child, and for the parents seeking to guide him, it is not half so important to “know” as to “feel.” If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom,...
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