https://jennybirdsong.weebly.com/Birdsong Nursery offers a Waldorf-inspired preschool program four days a week and is open to children 2.5 years old to 5 years old. This program offers small class size and special focus on play, building emotional literacy, relationship building, pre-literacy through verse, and respect for our environment.
https://childrensworldmontessori.com/Children’s World Montessori offers programs for toddlers and pre-school aged children based on the Montessori philosophy. Specifically, Children’s World offers self-paced learning, in a structured environment, with specific focus on experiences that foster emotional, academic and spiritual growth.
http://www.lilrascalspreschoolchildcare.comLil’ Rascals is a private child care and pre-school option offering programs for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. This program provides a variety of activities, experiences, and materials that are developmentally appropriate and focused on building a child’s self-esteem.
(541-778-6778)Little Earth Keepers is a Waldorf-inspired preschool/ kindergarten program. This program offers a nature-based education with social and emotional skill building, artistic exploration and cultural enrichment.
https://www.littlegnomesnatureschool.com/Little Gnomes Nature School blends the Waldorf philosophy with a nature immersion environment. This program leverages the learning rich opportunities found in outdoor activities, and time in nature. Classes are held rain or shine throughout the school year.
https://www.facebook.com/OliveTreeKinderPreschool/Olive Tree Preschool, formerly known as Peace Garden, blends a bilingual, Waldorf-inspired education, with the values of Judaism. Children enjoy both indoor and outdoor creative play, gardening, cooking, art, crafts, and music. This program is offered Monday through Thursday 9-1p and Friday 9-12p.
https://emekshalom.org/education/pomegranate-preschool/Pomegranate Preschool for the Arts is a preschool offered by Ashland’s Temple Emek Shalom. This program is an arts immersion program focused on collaboration, self-expression, and compassion for each other and our surroundings. Music, art, drama and creative writing are offered weekly.
https://www.rainandshinepreschool.com/Rain and Shine is a small play-based preschool designed to encourage a child’s curiosity and enthusiasm for learning. Children are encouraged to explore their environment and special attention is given to creating spaces that inspire curiosity and enthusiasm for learning.
https://www.robinsnestschool.org/Robin’s Nest offers children a nature based, Waldorf-inspired curriculum including imaginative play, circle games, singing, crafting, and more. This program is offered for children 3 years old to 7 years old. The mixed age group fosters a family feel with focus on responsibility and compassion for each other.
(541-646-5731)Sarah’s Family Day Care offers in home child care. Benefits of in-home care include small class sizes. Details of the care provided, including hours of operation, ages served and any curriculum affiliation are best discussed with the individual proprietor.
(541-944-6787)Sunflower Cottage offers a Waldorf-inspired program, three days a week, Tuesday through Thursday, 9am-1pm. Special attention is given to the rhythm of days, weeks, and seasons within artistic experiences such as imaginative play, and painting, and practical skills like baking, and gardening.
https://www.learninglabashland.comThe Learning Lab offers an individualized approach to learning through small class size and a curriculum adapted to children’s interests. This program strives to instill a love of learning in an environment that encourages discovery, and relationship building, both with each other, and our environment.
https://thesecretgardenschool.com/The Secret Garden Preschool offers a Holistic/ Waldorf inspired education program for children two to six years of age. This preschool offers nature-based play, grounded in the work of Rudolf Steiner. Children are actively involved in the learning process through play, and relationship focused activity.