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Come grab a cup of coffee or tea after drop-off every Friday morning in the new Parent Hub (Gymnasium lobby area). Catch up with friends old and new. Donations of any amount will be gratefully accepted. All proceeds benefit the Association of Parents.
The new Food for Thought snack bar, "Real Food Kitchen," will be open as well.
Special thanks to Singing Dog Vanilla (the Wiedmann family) for their generous coffee donation.
Join us every Friday from 8:30 to 9:30 am for a drop-in session. Children ages 10 months to 4 years of age accompanied by an adult are most welcome to attend. Events are held at Rosebud Garden, which is located at 221 Hickory Grove Road, Phoenixville, PA 19460.
No RSVP is required.
Please contact Lael at 610.933.3635 ext. 108 or if you have any questions.
All are welcome! Bring a friend!
Dismissal 3:00 PM
Game time 3:45 PM
Enriching Language Development in Early Childhood
Nursery Rhymes . Puppetry . Storytelling
Suzanne Down, Juniper Tree School of Story and Puppetry Arts
Cynthia Aldinger, LifeWays North America
The development of speech and language is one of the greatest achievements of our lifetime. It begins with the first cry at birth, and can grow in leaps and bounds throughout the first 7 years. Yet research shows that language skills, and thus literacy, are rapidly declining in our schools. How can the therapeutic art of storytelling and puppetry be one of the best supports for our children’s love and aptitude for language?
We will look at the development of speech in the first years of life, and focus on the wisdom of rhythm, alliteration, consonantal delight, and joyful soundings of the nursery rhyme in storytelling and visual presentation through puppetry. Puppet-making will be included.
UPDATE: All are welcome to join us for the opening talk on Friday evening. The Saturday and Sunday sessions are for registered participants only.
Friday, October 18 at 7:30 pm
$20 per person
Kimberton parents attend for FREE
Saturday, October 19 from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday, October 20 from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Registered participants only
For information and to register, please visit www.kimberton.org/lifeways
Kimberton Waldorf School