Parent-Child Program

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Babies – 4-year-olds 

Our parent-child program is a sanctuary for parents, caregivers, and their young children from birth to four years old. Parent-Child classes are an early childhood education program that offers an essential bridge between the child’s early life at home and their first entry into school. This program answers the call of families, offering support and companionship in the early years of parenting.

Parent-Child classes strive to create a nurturing, rhythmical environment for children as well as for parents. Parents deepen their intuitive knowledge, discover new ways of being with their children, and explore the joys and challenges of raising young children. We will create a wholesome environment that weaves a community of support through stories and songs, outdoor exploration, simple adult crafts, and sharing a circle and snack time.  

Parent/Child Registration for Winter/Spring 2023 opens on December 1, 2022.  

AWS’s Parent-Child class has been the highlight of our week. The class is calm and engaging and the teacher is kind and present – just the energy you want to lead your child’s class. Our child absolutely adores this class and was so excited to sign up for a second session. I highly recommend this class for any little one who loves to learn and play outside! – Emily, Parent 

Classes are 9:30-11:30 am. Parents bring their snacks, water bottles, hand sanitizer/wipes, and something to sit on in the circle for each class. The class takes place 100% outside in all types of weather; rain gear, thermals, rain boots, hats, gloves will be essential when the weather starts to cool down.

In the Parent-Child program some topics we may discuss are:

  • How young children learn through imitation
  • The importance of warmth and sleep
  • The importance of creating rhythm in the home
  • Care and protection of the senses in the child’s early years
  • The young child’s need to move and play freely

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Priority Enrollment for the ’23-’24 school year opens January 16, 2023

Educating the whole child, in mind, body, and spirit,  

for a life of continuous learning

and meaningful engagement with the world.

Grades Location

376 Hendersonville Road

Asheville, NC 28803

Grades Location

376 Hendersonville Road

Asheville, NC 28803

ASHEVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL

Main office: 828.575.2557

Email: info@ashevillewaldorf.org

EARLY CHILDHOOD CAMPUS

89 Old Candler Town Road
Candler, NC 28715

ASHEVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL

Main office: 828.575.2557

Email: info@ashevillewaldorf.org

GRADES CAMPUS

376 Hendersonville Road
Asheville, NC 28803

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY

The Asheville Waldorf School does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or national origin in its employment policies, educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.

FOUNDED IN 2010 | ASSOCIATE MEMBERS OF AWSNA, AND WECAN | PRE-K THROUGH GRADE 8