Children who will be at least 5 years old by October 1 are welcome to join our Kinder program.

Children must be at least 6 years old by June 1 of the current school year to move up to first grade in the Lively Arts HomeSchool program or to attend first grade in  MPCS regular full-time school.

The Kindergarten Enrichment Program offers a joyful, nurturing setting that inspires the imagination. The program is rich in singing, seasonal activities, painting, puppetry,​ and storytelling. Waldorf teachers believe it is profoundly important that the ​young child​ have time to develop ​their will through play and practical work ​while​ in a safe and loving environment.

Kindergarten children​ in the Homeschool Enrichment Program will experience many of the ​developmentally-appropriate activities that are typical of a ​​Waldorf kindergarten classroom. In Kindergarten there is a lead teacher and an assistant in the classroom.

A sample rhythm for the dayL1620884

9:15 a.m.  –     Drop off and Free Play

10:15 a.m.  –   Clean Up

10:30 a.m.  –   Morning Snack

11:00  a.m.  –  Morning Circle

11:30 a.m. –    Outside Play

12:00  p.m. –   Prepare for Lunch

12:15 p.m.  –   Lunch

12:45 p.m. –   Clean up Time

1:00 p.m –     Quiet Time and Stories

1:30  p.m.  –    Prepare for Afternoon Snack

1:45  p. m. –    Afternoon Snack

2:00 p.m.        Readying for outside play

2:15 p.m.  –    Outside Play

3:15 p.m. –     Readying for end of school

3:45 p.m. –     Pick Up