Pocket-Size Stories

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Early Childhood- Oct 10, 2012 Comments Off on Pocket-Size Stories

Every Wednesday morning, I have drop-in office hours. I begin my day greeting parents and children as they arrive in the front lobby. The Minnows preschool room is just off the lobby, and those of us in the office usually see and hear some Minnows children each day. This morning as I was just about […]

BWS Now a Full Member of WECAN

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Early Childhood- Dec 19, 2011 Comments Off on BWS Now a Full Member of WECAN

This year, our school applied and was accepted for Full Membership to the organization WECAN, the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America.  The process involved a self-study and a visit by a WECAN evaluator, who wrote a report about our school and our early childhood programs as a part of the application process.  This […]

A Snapshot From the Minnows Preschool

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Early Childhood, News- Nov 16, 2011 Comments Off on A Snapshot From the Minnows Preschool

Vegetable soup day in the Minnows class means plenty of work for all the students, and delicious results!

Time to Play: It’s Fun and Fruitful

Posted by: Laura Crandall   -   Posted in: Early Childhood- Nov 07, 2011 Comments Off on Time to Play: It’s Fun and Fruitful

Our Parent and Child class enjoyed circle time one recent, clear morning. There is plenty of play to be had in our Early Childhood classes: Parent and Child, Preschool, and Kindergarten. In the November/December issue of Scientific American, in an article entitled, ‘The Death of Preschool’, by Paul Tullis, the fruits of childhood play are […]