Daily Chores in Lakota Waldorf School
At Lakota Waldorf School, the children are involved in a number of daily chores as well as their activities. It would surprise you to know that the chores are a part of their daily curriculum.
Lunch time is one big activity in itself. The children do the vegetable cutting, the wiping of tables, cleaning of floor, folding of laundry, and other various chores within their classroom.
The children are involved in setting the tables.
|First Grader Dustie set's the table for lunch|
The Children are involved in the washing of their own dishes
|Kindergarten & First Grade|
An outside chore, cleaning the chicken coup, is one of the first grade favorites.
|First Grade Students Cleaning the Chicken Coup|
Chores create a respect for things in the child’s physical environment. The children learn to be good caretakers of the things they are responsible for. This sense of respect for the physical world remains in a Waldorf education throughout the grades.