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Discovering Waldorf Preschool and the Importance of Play
Thursday, March 19th, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

preschoolCome explore the rhythm of the preschool day with other current and perspective preschool parents.   Enjoy the opportunity to sing a song from the morning circle.  Bring all of your questions about what to expect when your child is in preschool.  During the second half of the evening we will discuss the crucial role that play represents in the young child’s learning process.  We will also examine ideas about play from prominent child development theorists.  Please join us for this exciting and informative evening!

This event is open to all current Maple Village families (including those in Parent/Toddler class) as well as potential new families!  Please RSVP with the office by calling (562) 434-8200 or emailing info@maplevillageschool.org.  Adults only.

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Walk Through the Classes
Thursday, November 6, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

We are now taking RSVPs for our November walkthrough.  Our Dean of Education, Lisa McCarthy, will take a small group of parents into each of our classrooms (preschool through 5th grade) to observe for a short time while the classes are in session.  Afterwards, there will be time for questions and discussion.  Current and prospective families are welcome to attend, but space is limited so please RSVP (562-434-8200 or info@maplevillageschool.org)!  Walkthroughs are for adults only.

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Walk Through the Classes
Thursday, October 9, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

We are now taking RSVPs for our first walkthrough of the year!  Our Dean of Education, Lisa McCarthy, will take a small group of parents into each of our classrooms (preschool through 5th grade) to observe for a short time while the classes are in session.  Afterwards, there will be time for questions and discussion.  Current and prospective families are welcome to attend, but space is limited so please RSVP (562-434-8200 or info@maplevillageschool.org)!  Walkthroughs are for adults only.


Parent Education Class begins soon!  This 8-week class is open to anyone who would like to discuss the joys and challenges of this adventure called parenthood; you do not need to be enrolled in our school to enroll in the session.  See the flyer below for more details.

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Step Into Waldorf Preschool

Presented by Deborah Parrish

May 6, 2014 6:00 – 7:30 pm

What is a Waldorf Preschool? 6:00-6:30

Come and find out what a Waldorf Preschool is and how it differs from a

Waldorf Kindergarten and mainstream programs. We will talk about the role

of circle, cooking and storytelling, and imitation in early childhood.

The Magical World of Play in the Waldorf Curriculum 6:30-7:30

Play has a crucial importance in the Waldorf preschool. We will cover some

practical insights about play and ways to best facilitate play in order to

support the developing young child. We will also look at how the role of play

is unique in Waldorf Education.

This event is open to all who are interested!  Donation-based childcare is available with Ms. Mele, our assistant preschool teacher.  Please let us know if you intend to use childcare.  Contact us if you have any questions and we’ll see you on Tuesday!

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