CA Coast Parenting Seminars: Handwork

Our Handwork Seminar is now fully enrolled. Anyone who still wants to join should contact Marianne Alsop at to be added to our waitlist. No more online registrations will be accepted.

April 2015 – May 2015
Marin Waldorf School, San Rafael, CA
Contact Marianne Alsop, 415-453-9122 for information and registration

Join us for our Handwork Seminar, offered in the Spring of 2015, which meets independently of the full LifeWays Training, from 8am to 12:30pm. Participants do not need any specific skills. In this block of classes you will learn how to make many of the wonderful items found in Waldorf homes and nursery/preschool programs. Parents and early childhood caregivers and are warmly invited to enroll!






LifeWays Handwork Seminar, Spring 2015:

April 18: Doll Making and the role of the doll in the life of the young child – Make a 12” Waldorf doll, choice of skin and hair color, with Marianne Alsop, Director of LifeWays California Coast and long time Waldorf parent/child group handwork teacher.

April 25: Creating a Seasonal Nature Table you will dye several lovely silks and needle felt a radiant Spring or Summer figure and other seasonal items...taught by Diana Mei, long-time Waldorf early childhood teacher at Rose Kindergarten in El Sobrante.

May 16: Build a Fairy House using nature’s finest gifts . . .seed pods, pine cones, bark and moss. . . you will create unique abode for your favorite fairy or gnome with Kate Hammond, Waldorf parenting and early childhood teacher in the UK and New Zealand.

May 23: Woodworking you will make a lovely small shelf or peg rack with shelf for your child’s room...ideal for  a bedtime candle or favorite books or toys...decoration is optional...taught by Waldorf woodworking teacher Adam Neale   

The LifeWays California Coast Seminar for Parents is a wonderful seminar designed to give you the understanding and skills you need to transform your living and working with young children. It will help to deepen your parenting, understand more fully your child’s developmental stages and work with the essentials of rhythm, routine, respect and reverence.                                                                     

The Handwork block of 4 classes, a total of 18 hours of instruction, for $325.00 all supplies, materials and a hearty snack included.  There are no refunds for classes not taken or missed. 

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