Tis a Gift to Be Simple

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by Barbara Bedingfield There is a way to find calm and time for the enjoyment of simple things in the mad rush that has become the Christmas season. To develop consciousness around what is (and is not) nourishing… Read More

Harvest Walk

The children participated in the annual Harvest Walk.  The kindergarden children dressed up like pumpkins for the Harvest Walk that took them from classroom to classroom around the school.  Each Grade played a role in being the bankers,… Read More

First Grade Rose Ceremony

The new first graders were welcomed by their teacher, Liesil Stein, at the traditional Rose Ceremony held on the first day of school.  After telling them a story, the children were called one by one to cross over… Read More

Michaelmas Celebration

  Suncoast Waldorf students, teachers parents and staff came together as a community and celebrated the spirit of Michaelmas. The younger children passed through the Brave Knight’s Challenge on their way to being knighted and receiving the swords… Read More

A Sweet Trip to Sweetfields Farm

  As part of their Waldorf education, Suncoast Waldorf School students are instilled with an appreciation for and connection with the land.  In a modern society where much of the food we consume comes to us through a… Read More

Another Beautiful May Faire

  At the end of April, our school came together as a community to celebrate May Day with our annual May Faire.  This springtime festival traditionally welcomes new growth and warm days as part of the cycle of… Read More

Suncoast Waldorf School Families Participate in Screen-Free Week

Suncoast Waldorf School is proud to officially endorse Screen-Free Week.  During this annual celebration, children, families, schools and communities are encouraged to turn off screens and turn on life.  In our modern society, children often spend far too… Read More

Why We Bake Bread

  The smell of kindergarten bread baking in the oven is a welcome staple in Waldorf schools around the world.  Apart from the wonderful aroma and homey feeling it instills in many of us, there are actually many pedagogical… Read More

Waldorf Mathematics Through the Grades

In honor of the Math Gnomes having arrived in the first grade – we thought it would be interesting to take a quick look at some of the creative ways Mathematics is taught in our Waldorf school throughout… Read More

New Kindergarten Play Structure Complete

We are so grateful to Shayne Paynter and Sunitha Pillai, parents of kindergardner Inara Paynter for building the beautiful new play structure for our Early Childhood play yard.  There has been a wonderful air of anticipation for the… Read More