Open-ended play is a most important part of learning in the Waldorf kindergarten.
Waldorf Playsilk Children can turn a blue silk into a river, a green silk into a grassy field, a yellow silk becomes a cape.
Natural materials like felted acorns can become food or even currency.
Simple Waldorf dolls allow children to nurture; and felted or wooden animals feed a child’s imagination.
There are also simple, Waldorf toys that can teach children more specific lessons, such as the fire, water, air, earth stacking toys from Simple Gift Toys.
A wooden memory game from Petals and Sunshine can help build cognitive skills.
Math gnomes from LaLutine make first grade learning so much more fun.
Older children can learn about permaculture with Gaia’s Garden cooperative board game from Living Earth Games.
Visit the Waldorf on Etsy Team shops for more toys and learning games.