Martinmas Lantern Walk Last week our school celebrated Martinmas, a holiday which occurs when the days begin to grow dark very early. Schools inspired by Waldorf pedagogy use Martinmas to celebrate the idea that though the days grow dark, w..
Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy this fall nature table from Ms. Kayti’s Kindy!
With Christmas coming, it is a good time to reflect on how you choose to celebrate the holiday with your children. Sometimes how you want to celebrate, and how you end up celebrating are two different things. It is very easy to start out the..
Saint Nicholas Day Schools inspired by Waldorf pedagogy celebrate the holiday of Saint Nicholas day! Saint Nicholas is an archetypal figure of wisdon, and a forerunner of Santa Claus, whose name is obviously an adaptation of St. Nicholas. S..
At The City School our second graders celebrate Santa Lucia Day in the traditional way! The day before Santa Lucia Day you will find them hard at work mixing the bread dough and getting ready to bake. On Santa Lucia Day they take their del..
Happy Holidays! Please enjoy some of these beautiful Holiday chalkboard drawings from the faculty at the City School!
Dying Easter eggs is not something I used to give a lot of thought to when I bought a kit from the drug store and popped the tablets into a cup of vinegar. Now, however, I seem to be giving it quite a bit of thought! Using natural plant dy..
Santa Lucia Day Today The City School second graders celebrated Santa Lucia Day. Santa Lucia was is a Saint celebrated for bringing food to Christians imprisoned in the Roman catacombs in the 3rd century. She used a candle lit wreath that ..
On the first Friday of December we hold our annual Spiral of Light at The City School. This is a beautiful and reverent ceremony to celebrate finding the light within as the world grows dark for the winter. We set up a spiral in the audit..