Parent-infant Classes

Joyful, Mindful and Sure Beginnings

For children 8 weeks to 15 months old, with a parent or caregiver.

Mondays, 11:30am - 1:00pm
2017 Fall Session: September 18 - November 6 (8 weeks), $160
2018 Winter Session: January 29 - March 19 (no class on February 19 or March 12; 6 weeks), $120
2018 Spring Session: April 16 - June 4 (no class May 28; 7 weeks), $140

*Sessions are subject to a minimum enrollment of 3 families. Tuition is due in full before  each session begins.

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Led by an experienced Waldorf early childhood teacher, this class meets once a week, providing mindful and joyful explorations of parenting and child development.

  • Explore mindful practices in a warm, supportive environment to help support balance, meaning and connection in your daily family life.
  • Practice observing and understanding your child as they grow.
  • Discover how infants and young children learn through play and exploratory movement. Recognize and support children's developing interests, motor abilities, social interactions and problem solving skills.
  • Gain awareness in activities, materials, games and toys that support a sound and nourishing sensory development for your child.
  • Learn songs, lap games and stories.
  • Experience the unique and nurturing Waldorf classroom environment.
  • A small organic snack will be provided for toddlers and interested eaters.

parent-child classes

community and play

For children 18* -36 months old, with a parent or caregiver.

Mondays OR Fridays, 9:00 - 11:00 am
2017 Monday Fall Session: September 11 - December 11 (13 weeks; no class on November 20), $364
2017 Friday Fall Session: September 15 - December 15 (12 weeks; no class on November 10 or 24), $336
2018 Monday Winter/Spring Session: January 8 - June 4 (16 weeks; no class on January 15, February 19, March 12 or 26, April 2 and May 28), $448
2018 Friday Winter/Spring Session: January 12 - June 1 (16 weeks; no class on February 16 or 23, March 30, April 6 or May 4), $448

*Children may begin class at a younger age if they are confident walkers. Tuition due in full at the start of each session, or sign up for the year (two sessions) and pay monthly September - June.

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Led by an experienced Waldorf early childhood teacher, this class meets once a week to provide a sanctuary of safe play for your toddler and an oasis of calm and friendship for parents and caregivers. Each class provides:

  • The same daily rhythm, to nurture children’s security and familiarity.
  • Circle time with songs and simple puppet play.
  • Warm, homemade organic bread for snack time.
  • Inside play in one of our soothing, early childhood classrooms.
  • Beautifully, simple toys, made of natural materials, that stimulate open-ended play and develop imaginations.
  • Outside play in our sunny fully-enclosed play yard, with a large sand pit and jungle gym to develop large motor skills, balance and coordination.
  • Adult enrichment, with weekly discussion and articles on parenting and child development.
  • An opportunity for parents to seek advice and support from one another, as well as benefit from the teacher's extensive experience in early childhood education.

To find out more, or to arrange a tour of our school, fill out our inquiry form, or call the school office at (206) 855-8041. To register, fill out a registration form and return it to the school office.