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Student Information - Summer 2023

The following information is provided to give you more information as you prepare for your time with us. Information about Summer 2023 will be added as it is available. Please call 603.357.3755 or email if you have any questions. We are here to help!

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Child Development 1

- Classes run from 8am - 5:30pm, Monday - Friday and there WILL be class on July 4.
-Everyone starts at Gathering Waters Charter School (98 S. Lincoln St, Keene NH). 

- Classes will be held at both Gathering Waters and Sophia's Hearth
- Lunch will be held at Sophia's Hearth (700 Court St, Keene NH)
Summer Assignments:
Child Development One, Birth-to-Three and Birth-to Seven Certificates Week 1
June 26 - June 30, 2023

Sensory Awareness Foundation Journal #14, Pikler Extracts *

Trust and Wonder by Eldbjorg Paulsen, WECAN books (available from the Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America)

*available at Sophia's Hearth (contact Cynthia if you want to order)

Articles from Sophia’s Hearth’s website (Resources>Articles):

Child Development Two, Birth-to-Three and Birth-to Seven Certificates Week 2


July 3 - July 7, 2022


Optional readings:

The Child from Birth to Three in Waldorf Education and Childcare (WECAN)*

Daniel Udo de Haes, The Creative Word*


Birth-to-Three and Birth-to Seven Certificates Week 3 (July 10-14)

Please bring a hard copy of a story you have told or plan to tell your EC children and

copy the first page for the instructor Helen Lubin

Articles from Sophia’s Hearth’s website (Resources>Articles):

Introduction to Waldorf Early Childhood Education (July 10-14)

Please bring a journal or sketch book along with colored pencils or pastels

Articles to read (click title to open)

The Four Foundational Exercises and Their Cultivation in Waldorf Early Childhood Education

Strengthening the Four Lower Senses


Sophia's Hearth Childcare is not open during the summer session.

Other summer camp ideas:

Spring Hill Children's Center (a Waldorf program) for ages 3-6

Gathering Waters Charter School (Waldorf based and location of some of our classes) for ages 6-11

Kroka Expeditions for ages 10-18

Additional local options can be found here.

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