Duckling Class

Parent and Child Program for children ages 6-18 months

A Wonderful Introduction to Detroit Waldorf School!

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Our Duckling Parent-Child Program provides the opportunity for children ages 6-18 months (by session start date) to come together with peers with their beloved caregiver in an environment that is safe, soothing, developmentally appropriate and emotionally nurturing.

This unique program meets one day a week, as babies and toddlers are tenderly guided through the gentle rhythm of each class including play and discovery, a simple circle time, songs, movement, and more.  Children’s natural wonder and curiosity are encouraged through imaginative play with simple and natural toys and materials which support motor development, language acquisition, emotional development and social skills.

Parents and caregivers can participate in an array of activities under the guidance of an experienced Waldorf Early Childhood teacher. These activities include, Waldorf artistic projects, discussions about child development, parenting issues and Waldorf Education, cooking, baking and more!


Class Offerings include: free play, circle time, (songs, finger play, nursery rhymes, movement), organic/natural snacks, observation, parenting discussions and exchange of ideas.

Meet the Bunny Class Teacher: Ms. Michelene Eberhard


2019-20 Schedule and Registration

Classes will be offered for 6 week sessions on Wednesday mornings from 9:00am-10:30am. All classes are limited to 7 children and 7 adults only. Refunds, discounts, or make-up days will not be possible. In the event school is cancelled due to bad weather, etc, a make up day will be offered at the end of the session.


Fall 2019 Schedule

Fall Session One:

Wednesday, Sept 11 - Oct 16, 2019

$150

Fall Session Two:

Wednesday, Oct 30 - Dec 11, 2019 (no class on Nov 27)

$150

For questions, email elyssedowden@detroitwaldorf.org