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2nd Candle of Advent

2nd Candle of Advent

2nd Candle of Advent The second light of Advent is the light of plants– Plants that reach up to the sun and in

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Saint Nicholas Day

Saint Nicholas Day

Saint Nicholas Day Saint Nicholas, the patron saint of children, is celebrated on December 6th during the season of Advent. On the eve

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The Play Deficit

The Play Deficit

The Play Deficit Children today are cosseted and pressured in equal measure. Without the freedom to play they will never grow up. by

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1st Candle of Advent

1st Candle of Advent

1st Candle of Advent The first light of Advent is the light of stone– Stones that live in crystals, seashells, and bones.

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The Advent Spiral

The Advent Spiral

The Advent Spiral The Advent Spiral is a tradition for children in the younger grades at the Vancouver Waldorf School. The room will

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Martinmas

Martinmas

Martinmas Each November we have a Lantern Walk to celebrate Martinmas, a festival of inner light in the outer darkness of the approaching

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Michaelmas

Michaelmas

Michaelmas In late September, closely following the autumn equinox, we celebrate the festival of Michaelmas. The students in the lower grades learn the

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Rose Ceremony

Rose Ceremony

Rose Ceremony Each year in the fall, in a formal assembly, we warmly welcome new students to the Vancouver Waldorf School with the

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St John’s Tide

St John’s Tide

St John’s Tide St. John’s Tide marks the Midsummer Festival or Summer Solstice.  It is the turning point of the year – the longest day

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Celebrating Festivals With Children

Celebrating Festivals With Children

Celebrating Festivals With Children Festivals and celebrations are nourishing for children and family life. They mark rhythm of the year, connect us with

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