The Class Four content matches the child perfectly. These children are beginning to understand their place in the world by learning more about their world through local geography and history, they learn about animals and their characteristics as well as stories from Norse mythology.
“Receive the children in reverence, educate them in love, and send them forth in freedom.” — Rudolf Steiner
You will need a resource for Norse stories, we provide recommendations to consider.
This is accessible for the whole world, the schedule is easy to adapt no matter where you are schooling from.
Need to see a sample? HERE you go.
This option includes everything mentioned above PLUS
Maybe you don't need the live help, that's completely ok! Many people feel like they've got this and just want the texts so they can get busy! This is a great option for you.
We offer blocks for Class Four as a stand alone. Blocks include main lesson content with art work and math examples.These blocks are available through our publisher. There is no course content and no support with these blocks. You are welcome to join our Facebook group if you have any questions.Link to Purchase
Q. Does this include all the curriculum I will need to teach class four at home?
A. For each full curriculum option we include the main lesson content with ample direction on local history and mapping including researching Indigenous people of your area. Norse mythology and mathematics as well as handwork, art and more. You will need to choose a text for Norse stories, one is included and we recommend some others.
Q. Does this include supplies?
A. This program does NOT include supplies such as crayons, beeswax, etc. We have a favorite supplier, you can find her HERE. There is a recommended supply list in the curriculum.
Q. Is coaching included?
A. If you have purchase the Live Support package then you will receive live coaching in the curriculum, parenting and family challenges as well as planning your year. Our coaching calls happen twice per month and additional live planning calls are scheduled throughout the year.
Q. Is this curriculum secular?
A. That is a tricky question! We encourage inner work for parents. That is spiritual but NOT religious in content. In this curriculum, like all true Waldorf curriculum, you will encounter spiritual content in the festivals and cultural content in the lessons. If you have concerns about religion, please see the article we wrote HERE.
Q. Is this digital or hard copy?
A. You can choose digital only access or to have hard copies sent to you.
Q. This looks pretty Mom centered, are you sensitive to non-traditional families?
A. YES! In our home, both my husband, Erik and I do the teaching AND the working. We work with moms, dads, grandparents, foster/adoptive parents and more. We are here to help you be present and connected with your CHILD, that is our focus.
Q. I still have questions, how can I answer them?
A. Send us an email we are happy to help.