Play is the Work of Childhood
Exploring, solving problems, taking risks, engaging the imagination - play has it all. We know the fun and games of childhood play are...
Camellia Waldorf School kindergarten provides a quality foundation for your child’s school experience, helping them develop a love of learning, real interest and an exceptional preparation for life. Our private kindergarten program is rooted in Waldorf pedagogy which can be described as a play based curriculum that meets the child at their appropriate developmental stage. Our outdoor program fosters creativity, cooperation and imagination.
Children learn by doing, with hands-on experiential, kinesthetic learning outside through play and structured activities.
Creative and collaborative outdoor play builds social skills.
Fairy tales, puppet plays, and stories with rich language provide a high-quality foundation for literacy, developing vocabulary as well as visualization and memory skills.
Lots of time in nature – through exploring and playing on our spacious, safe campus, as well as weekly hikes – develops gross motor skills and an appreciation for nature.
Our daily and weekly routines provide an emotionally secure and predictable environment for your child.
We surround children with an atmosphere of beauty and warmth because children absorb everything around them.
Teachers are attentive to model respectful social interactions and give careful attention to speech.
Children perform real hands-on, meaningful work, such as helping with chores and making soup.
Weekly movement classes stimulate sensory integration.
Seasonal crafts develop fine motor skills.
With our mixed age and two year model children receive a transitional kindergarten experience.
Extended care options are available.
Our private kindergarten in Sacramento is developmentally appropriate, mixed-age, two-year Waldorf kindergarten program is for children turning four and five years old by May 31. Kindergarten is five days per week, from 8:15 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Morning care is available starting at 7:00 a.m. and aftercare is offered until 5:00 p.m.