Traditions/Rituals

23 Dec 2016

We are celebrating festivals that create a sense of belonging and mark the rhythms of the year. At Nurture Outdoor Kindergarten we have been celebrating some of the Steiner inspired festivals to mark the change in seasons. Olivia introduced us to the Advent/Winter Spiral

19 Nov 2016

We are celebrating festivals that create a sense of belonging and mark the rhythms of the year. At Nurture Outdoor Kindergarten we have been celebrating some of the Steiner inspired festivals to mark the change in seasons. Olivia introduced us to Martinmas and the tradition of the lantern walks.

18 Dec 2015

As we follow an emergent curriculum at Kindergarten which focuses on the children’s interests and the teacher’s it has been so exciting to see what the children have brought to Kindergarten as the build up to Christmas commenced. There’s been laughter and delight as well as curiosity about the shadows and lights we have needed in order to bring light to the longer evenings. Father Christmas has featured (a grandpa, with a slim body and long beard, or a round face and a tall hat), as well as the joys (and sometimes the hard feelings) that come with giving and receiving.