The Official Website for The Waldorf Early Childhood Association of North America

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Halton Waldorf School, Toronto CA

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Parents and Families

Waldorf early childhood education is not limited to what happens in a formal school setting. The home is the child’s first and most formative educational environment, and Waldorf educators strive to create a “home away from home” for the children in their care.

Waldorf early childhood education is not limited to what happens in a formal school setting. Home is the child’s first educational environment.  Waldorf education is informed by the perspective that the child is a being of body, soul, and spirit.  Seeing the child in this way can offer insights and guidance into how we live and work with children.

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Individuals who wish to support and contribute to Waldorf early childhood education are invited to join WECAN. Schools, training centers, and home programs may also enter on the path of organizational membership.

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Useful information for Waldorf teachers, parents, homeschoolers, and anyone interested in Waldorf education.

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