“It takes a village”: Weekly Parents Circle and Waldorf Pedagogy for the Early Years with Erika Wieser

Online, Tuesdays 9pm – contact 99586369 for details

This is an ongoing series of consultations focusing on the Applied aspects of Waldorf-Steiner Early Years Education and unlearning-related wisdom, addressed to educators as well as interested parents. 

Current assignments

  • Collect individual articulations and put together a shared vision in keywords: Capture collective intention: what we wish for the child: which wishes do we have for the body: for the soul: for the spirit 
  • Parents Circle on Nonviolent Communication  and Ethos for parental cooperation

Themes covered

March 30, 9pm -The Twelve Senses: We have twelve senses and these senses are our doors to this world. How do we nourish these senses so that the child can have good roots in this reality?

  • Rhythm and transitions
  • Role models
  • Pedagogic material and activities
  • Family-specific questions and solutions
  • How to connect and meet age-specific challenges
  • Questions about each child’s developmental journey

Erika Wieser biography

I am a Kindergarten Teacher since 1978. Two years working in the Linz Tobacco Factory Kindergarten in Upper Austria showed me that I didn’t know anything about “difficult children” and that I had to continue my education. I went to Vienna for the next two years to complete the school for children with disabilities and then worked for the next 3 years in Christoph Lesigang’s outpatient department for children with multiple disabilities. Professor Lesigang was an excellent anthroposophic doctor for children and I was lucky to learn a lot from his behavior with children and parents. I worked with the children and gave advice to the parents. After the wonderful years in Vienna I came by accident to Greece where I fell in love with my husband Dimitris Papaioannou, a painter of Byzantine icons. When we came back to Austria, I worked for the next 10 years with children with severe disabilities in a dedicated kindergarten. In 1994 my daughter Myriam came to this world and changed my life. In 1996 I started studying Waldorf Education in Vienna which lasted 3 years, completing my final thesis on the subject of the tactile sense. For 5 years I was special assistant in the two Waldorf Kindergartens in Linz for children with additional needs, and finally, 13 years before my retirement, I started and led a natural Kindergarten on a farm focusing on Waldorf Education. Beside my work I taught for 10 years Basal Stimulation for Kindergarten teachers for children with additional needs. For three years I was working with adolescents with very difficult childhoods and trauma from the war in Bosnia. I am a trainer of health gymnastics since 1985. I am a beekeeper since 2005. Now I am in pension and I am lucky to do what I like most: to share my experiences.

Spring 2021

A lot has happened in the past year, including going from a co-operative to a teacher-led Waldorf initiative and now returning to a free-er nature-based co-operative network across the entire island. The core of our programme is a Waldorf-style rhythm in the park twice a week in Nicosia, some of us meet once a week in Limassol, another day in Paphos, another in Flasou, and we looking to intergrate Choirokoitia. In short we follow community. Here’s some information for the next two weeks:

Eimaste Parents Cooperative: ζωοχώρος (room for life) Spring 2021

We get together in small groups and our program is cooperatively developed to meet the needs of families interested in natural, alternative, democratic, and community education or unschooling. We hold a weekly Parents Circle and come together with the guidance and the experience of Erika Weiser.
Contact Chrystalleni to find out more: 99586369

Morning Rhythm 9am-12:30

March 8-12
Monday: –
Tuesday: Akademia’s park, Nicosia with Sylvia 99802833
Wednesday 10-1pm: Nikokleia with Marta, Rachael, and Chrystalleni 99586369
Thursday: –
Friday: Athalassa’s park, Nicosia with Sylvia 99802833

March 15-19
Monday: Green Monday @Choirokoitia
Tuesday: Akademia’s park, Nicosia with Sylvia 99802833
Wednesday: Excursion to be confirmed
Thursday: –
Friday: Athalassa’s park, Nicosia with Sylvia 99802833

Οδηγός επιβίωσης για δουλειά που σπίτι με κοπελλούθκια: Άσε τη ρουτίνα, πιάσε Ρυθμό (Waldorf-style)

Η αγγλική εκδοχή του άρθρου εν πιο ανεπτυγμένη, δαμέ: How to survive working from home in isolation with kids: not with routine but with Rhythm, Waldorf-style

Εν ΟΚ που αγχωθήκαμεν. Εν ΟΚ που ενώσαν το στρες μας τα κοπελλουθκια και επελλάναν παραπάνω που το κανονικόν. Τα πράματα επιδιορθώνουνται (αλήθκεια) με την ανάπτυξη ενός διαισθητικού είδους ροής που οι παιδαγωγοί της Waldorf ονομάζουν “εισπνοή και εκπνοή”. Τούτο σημαίνει την εναλλαγή σύντομων περιόδων “εισπνοής” (δηλαδή συγγεντρωμένες δραστηριότητες όπου είμαστεν πλήρως εκεί για τα κοπελλούθκια, σε αποκλειστική σύνδεση) με πιο παρατεταμένες περιόδους “εκπνοής” (όπου κάμνουν τα δικά τους).

Στην εισπνοή συγχρονιζομαστε με το/α παιδί/α και με το άμεσο περιβάλλον, αφήνουμε το κινητό να κτυπά ή στο αθόρυβο, και δεν μπαίνουμε σε συνομιλίες με άλλους ενήλικες, γενικά αποφύγουμε την ομιλία (έννεν ώρα τώρα να τους εξηγήσουμε ή να τους μάθουμε τίποτε). Ο τρόπος είναι να αποφύγουμε παιχνίδια ή τη δημιουργία στοχευμένων “δραστηριοτήτων για τα παιδιά”, και απλά να αφήσουμε ανοίγματα για τη συμμετοχή τους στις αναγκαίες δουλειές του σπιτιού, χωρίς όμως να το επιβάλουμε, και προσφέροντας πρόσβαση σε αληθινά εργαλεία όπως κόψιμο λαχανικών με πραγματικό μαχαίρι, αιχμηρό ανάλογα με το επίπεδο δεξιότητας, να πλάσουμε το ζυμάρι, να καθαρίσουμε ή να τρίψουμε κάτι, να σκουπίσουμε, να προσθέσουμε τα μπαχαρικά, να βάλουμε νερό, να πλύνουμε μαζί τα πιάτα. Για κάποια που τούτα πρέπει να είμαστε διατεθειμένοι να κάμουμε αλλαγές στο σύστημα και στον χώρο μας. Αξίζει τον κόπο.

Κανένα που τα πιο πάνω έννεν ανάγκη να πάρει παραπάνω που 15 λεπτά, μόνοι τους θα χάσουν ενδιαφέρον και θα προχωρήσουν σε “εκπνοή”.

Στην εκπνοή έχουν την ευτζήν μας να επεκταθούν, να μπουν σε δικό τους ελεύθερο παιχνίδι, να συνεχίσουν που τζιαμέ που εμείναν το καθένα στη δική του φάση μάθησης/ανάπτυξης μέσω παιχνιδιού. Αφήνουμεν τους να μπουν στα δικά τους μυστηριώδη πρότζεκτς και δουλειές. Ξέρουν τζίνοι. Ο ρόλος μας σε τούτο εν να μην τους διακόπτουμε και να αφαιρέσουμε ο,τι ερεθίσματα μπορούν να αποσπάσουν την προσοχή τους: το σημαντικο εν να έχουν ένα τόπο όπου μπορούν να κάμουν ότι καταστροφή ή πειραματισμό θέλουν. Χώμα, κουτάλια, λίγο νερό και ησυχία, είναι ιδανικά. Αποφεύγουμε τις παρεμβολές και βλέπουμε τις δικές μας δουλειές για τα επόμενα 45 λεπτά, μια ώρα+ ανάλογα με την ηλικία τους.

Ανά φάσεις, ή στην αρχή, ή στη παρουσία άγχους, πολύ πιθανό να νιώθουμε πως εν μας αφήννουν ποτέ ήσυχους ή πως συνέχεια θέλουν κάτι. Σε τούτη την περίπτωση ο μόνος τρόπος εν να δημιουργήσουμε τον χρόνο και την υπομονή για να τους καθησυχάσουμε εις βάθος. Να σιγουρευτούν πως είμαστε μαζί τους για όσο και ότι χρειάζονται, είτε τούτο που χρειάζουνται εν γέλιο, είτε κλάμα.

Μερικές φορές αμα κλαίν για κάτι εν πρέπει να γυρεψουμεν να το διορθώσουμε ή να το αφαιρέσουμε. Που πρέπει να κάμουμε το δύσκολο πράμα και να μείνουμε μαζί τους υπομονετικά, εκπέμποντας ειρηνική κατανόηση ώσπου να τους περάσει το παράπονο. Να κάτσουμε μαζί τους χωρίς άποψη προς το ζήτημα που φαινομενικά τους απασχολεί, για όσο χρόνο χρειάζεται (μόλις αφεθουμε και εκπέμψουμε πρόθεση για άπλετο χρόνο γίνεται επίσπευση της διαδικασίας) μέχρι να πιάσουν το μύνημα, μέσα που τη σταθερή μας διάθεση για κατανόηση πως ό,τι και να ταν ηταν περαστικό, και καταφέρουν να προχωρήσουν συναισθηματικά, να επιστρέψουν στα άλλα πολλά και θαυμαστά πράματα που έχουν να εξερευνήσουν και να επεξεργαστούν.



– σημειώσεις που αφορούν τη στήριξη που οι γονείς χρειαζούμαστε, για να καταφέρουμε τα πιο πάνω,

– προσέγγιση στην παιδική επιθετικότητα,

– μη-βιαιη επικοινωνία + επίλυση διαμαχών μεταξύ παιδιών…

How to survive working from home in isolation with kids: not with routine but with Rhythm, Waldorf-style

*Greek version, in progress: Οδηγός επιβίωσης για δουλειά που σπίτι με κοπελλούθκια: Άσε τη ρουτίνα, πιάσε Ρυθμό

It’s OK that we’re stressed, it’s OK that our stress is rubbing off on them and they’re being impossible. The way to reset (yes, this is entirely possible) is by finding Rhythm, an intuitive kind of flow that is wonderfully communicated by what Waldorf educators call “breathing in and breathing out”. This means alternating between brief sessions of “breathing in” which means focused activities where we remain completely present and connected with our child(ren), and “breathing out” which means longer periods of expansive play, where they go off to do their own thing.

While “breathing in” we absolutely prioritise our connection with the children (ideally everyone in the room participates), we give in to no distractions, and we avoid adult conversations. The way for this to be meaningful isn’t with games or targeted activities, but by creating openings for the kids to contribute in necessary activities for the home: help chop vegetables with a blunt knife relative to their skill level, they can shape bread or pasta or patties with us, stir things, hang or fold things, sweep with a second broom, add herbs, be responsible for pouring water, and they can help wash things. For some of these we must be prepared to make changes to our set-up. It’s absolutely worth it. “Breathing in”, can always include singing or dancing or playing music, drawing together, sharing a meal or a snack, and doesn’t usually take longer than 15 minutes at a time. They usually drift off by themselves at which point we really just let them go their own way and observe how they naturally start “breathing out”.

“Breathing out’ is their time for expansive play where they just pick up where they left off in their own play-learning: their own mysterious developmental projects and tasks. We must watch out not to inhibit or interrupt them in this. We must set up an area where it’s OK for them to make a mess, avoid interfering and go about our own business for the next 45mins to an hour+ depending on their (st)age.


“They are children, not Buddhist monks”
(Erika Weiser commenting on the question of how many emotional emergencies we are likely to encounter during a normal day. The answer is ‘many’.)

There are times, not always, when they’re crying about something and we mustn’t try to fix it. Where we need to do the incredibly hard thing of committing to just stay with them patiently and sweetly, in peaceful understanding for as long as it takes for their complaint to fade away and for them to emotionally move on. To just stay without having an opinion about whatever seems to be upsetting them. There’s nothing that will make a child more cooperative than have a major upset fully listened to, and have an adult positively present for the entire length of time it takes for them to receive the message that whatever it is, it’s all fine because their feelings are important enough for us to respectfully put everything on hold in order to listen to them, until they’ve poured out all those difficult emotions and are able to return to their very important work.

Other notes from the Eimaste Parents Handbook:

*Crying Policy: Avoid distracting the children from what they’re crying about
(although it’s OK to do so occasionally, sometimes we just have to, the rule is that we give the good example of flexibility, that we aren’t afraid to make exceptions, and that we ourselves know when to take a deep breath and give in in good humour). When a conflict involving aggression arises we stay calm and move in gently with words like “I can’t let you do that”, “I don’t want either of you to get hurt”. No blame or shame. No lectures.

*Sharing policy: “Whoever has it, has it until they’re done, but I’ll stay with you while you wait (and it’s OK, I understand if you need to cry for a while, I don’t mind, I still think you’re wonderful).” Patty Wipfler https://youtu.be/SSAUpMG1pDM


More here:

– Daily Rhythm at Home and its Lifelong Relevance by Helle Heckmann

– Allsup, K. (2017). What if you didn’t always answer your child’s questions https://www.michaelmount.co.za/what-if-you-didnt-always-answer-your-childs-questions/

– Cole, A (201?) No More Hitting: Help with a Child’s Aggressive Behavior https://www.handinhandparenting.org/article/help-childs-aggressive-behaviours/

– Parent Participation in the Life of a Waldorf School Retrieved from https://www.waldorflibrary.org/articles/1222-parent-participation-in-the-life-of-a-waldorf-school-article-in-ebook-format

– Da Ros, D. A., & Kovach, B. A. (1998). Assisting Toddlers & Caregivers during Conflict Resolutions: Interactions that Promote Socialisation. Childhood Education, 75(1), 25–30. doi:10.1080/00094056.1998.10521971 Retrieved from sci-hub.tw/10.1080/00094056.1998.10521971

Message / Μύνημα / Mensagem do Caboclo Águia Branca em 16.03.2020:

Translated here
Μεταφρασμένο λίγο πιο κάτω
Original message at the end

Message from Caboclo Águia Branca on 16.03.2020:

“This moment that humanity is going through now can be seen both as a portal and as a hole. The decision to fall into the hole or go through the portal is up to you. If they just regret the problem, consuming the news 24 hours a day, with low energy, nervous all the time, with pessimism, they will fall into the hole. But if you take this opportunity to look at yourself, rethink life and death, taking care of yourself and others, then you will be crossing the portal.

Take care of your home, take care of your body. Connect to the medium body of your spiritual house. Connect to the collective mind of your spiritual house. Body, house, medium body, spiritual house, all these are synonymous, that is to say the same thing. When you are taking care of one, you are taking care of everything else.

Do not lose the spiritual dimension of this crisis, have the point of view of the eagle, who from above, sees the whole, sees more broadly. There is a social demand in this crisis, but there is also a spiritual demand. The two go hand in hand. Without the social dimension, we fall into fanaticism. But without the spiritual dimension, we fall into pessimism and meaninglessness. You were prepared to go through this crisis. Take your toolbox and use all the tools you have at your disposal.

Know about the resistance of indigenous and African peoples: we have always been and continue to be exterminated. But we still don’t stop singing, dancing, building a fire and celebrating. Do not feel guilty about being happy during this difficult time. You do not help at all by being sad and without energy. You help if good things emanate to the Universe now. It is through joy that one resists.

Furthermore, when the storm passes, you will be very important in rebuilding this new world. You need to be well and strong. And, for that, there is no other way but to maintain a beautiful, cheerful and luminous vibration. This has nothing to do with alienation. This is a strategy of resistance. In shamanism, there is a rite of passage called the search for vision. You spend a few days alone in the forest, without water, without food, without protection. When you go through this portal, you acquire a new view of the world, because you have faced your fears, your difficulties … This is what is being asked of you. Let people take advantage of this time to carry out their vision-seeking rituals. What world do you want to build for yourself? For now, this is what you can do: serenity in the storm. Calm down and pray. Every day. Establish a routine of meeting the sacred every day. Good things emanate, what you emanate now is the most important thing. And sing, dance, resist through art, joy, faith and love.”

Μήνυμα από Caboclo Águia Branca στις 16.03.2020:

“Αυτή τη στιγμή που περνά τώρα η ανθρωπότητα μπορούμε να τη δούμε ως μια πύλη αλλά και ως μια τρύπα. Η απόφαση να πέσετε στην τρύπα ή να περάσετε από την πύλη εξαρτάται από εσάς. Εάν απλώς λυπηθούμε για το πρόβλημα, καταναλώνουμε τις ειδήσεις 24 ώρες την ημέρα, με χαμηλή ενέργεια, νευρικοί όλη την ώρα, με απαισιοδοξία, θα πέσουμε στην τρύπα. Αλλά αν εκμεταλλευτούμε αυτή την ευκαιρία για να κοιτάξουμε καλά τον εαυτό μας, να ξανασκεφτούμε τη ζωή και το θάνατο, φροντίζοντας τον εαυτό μας και τους άλλους, τότε θα διασχίσουμε την πύλη.

Ας φροντίσουμε το σπίτι μας. Ας φροντίσουμε το σώμα μας. Ας συνδεθούμε με το σώμα του πνευματικού μας σπιτιού. Ας συνδεθούμε με το συλλογικό μυαλό του πνευματικού μας σπιτιού. Σώμα, σπίτι, πνευματικό σώμα, πνευματικό σπίτι, όλα αυτά είναι συνώνυμα, είναι το ίδιο πράγμα. Όταν φροντίζουμε το ένα, φροντίσουμε τα πάντα.

Ας μη χάσουμε την πνευματική διάσταση αυτής της κρίσης, ας πάρουμε την οπτική γωνία του αετού, ο οποίος από ψηλά βλέπει το σύνολο, βλέπει μακριά. Υπάρχει κοινωνική απαίτηση σε αυτήν την κρίση, αλλά υπάρχει και μια πνευματική απαίτηση. Οι δύο πηγαίνουν χέρι-χέρι. Χωρίς την κοινωνική διάσταση, πέφτουμε στον φανατισμό. Αλλά χωρίς την πνευματική διάσταση, πέφτουμε σε απαισιοδοξία και νόημα. Είστε έτοιμοι να περάσετε από αυτή την κρίση. Πάρτε την εργαλειοθήκη σας και χρησιμοποιήστε όλα τα εργαλεία που έχετε στη διάθεσή σας.

Θυμηθείτε τη αντίσταση των αυτόχθονων και αφρικανικών λαών: πάντα υπήρξαμε και συνεχίζουμε να είμαστε υπό εξόντωση. Αλλά δε σταματάμε να τραγουδάμε, να χορεύουμε, να φτιάχνουμε φωτιά και να εορτάζουμε. Μην νιώθετε ένοχοι να είστε ευτυχισμένοι σε αυτή τη δύσκολη στιγμή. Δεν βοηθάτε καθόλου να είστε θλιμμένοι και χωρίς ενέργεια. Βοήθεια αυτή τη είναι η εκπομπή καλών πραγμάτων στο Σύμπαν. Είναι μέσα από τη χαρά που μπορούμε να αντισταθούμε.

Επιπλέον, όταν περάσει η καταιγίδα, θα είστε πολύ σημαντικοί για την ανοικοδόμηση αυτού του νέου κόσμου. Πρέπει να είστε καλά και ισχυροί. Και γι ‘αυτό, δεν υπάρχει άλλος τρόπος παρά να διατηρηθεί μια όμορφη, χαρούμενη και φωτεινή δόνηση. Αυτό δεν έχει καμία σχέση με την αποξένωση. Είναι μια στρατηγική αντίστασης. Στον σαμανισμό, υπάρχει μια ιεροτελεστία που ονομάζεται αναζήτηση όρασης. Ξοδεύετε λίγες μόνο ημέρες στο δάσος, χωρίς νερό, χωρίς φαγητό, χωρίς προστασία. Όταν περάσετε από αυτήν την πύλη, αποκτάτε μια νέα άποψη για τον κόσμο, επειδή έχετε αντιμετωπίσει τους φόβους σας, τις δυσκολίες σας… Αυτό σας ζητάμε. Αφήστε τους να επωφεληθούν από αυτή τη ευκαιρία για να πραγματοποιήσουν τις τελετουργίες τους αναζητώντας το όραμα. Εσείς τι κόσμο θέλετε να κτίσετε για τον εαυτό σας; Το κύριο που μπορούμε να κάνουμε προς το παρόν: ηρεμία στη θύελλα. Χαλαρώστε και προσευχηθείτε. Κάθε μέρα. Δημιουργήστε μια ρουτίνα συνάντησης με το ιερό κάθε μέρα. Τα καλά πράγματα διακτινίζονται, αυτό που εκπέμπετε τώρα είναι το πιο σημαντικό πράγμα. Και τραγουδάτε, χορεύετε, αντισταθείτε μέσω της τέχνης, της χαράς, της πίστης και της αγάπης.”

Mensagem do Caboclo Águia Branca em 16.03.2020:

“Esse momento que a humanidade está vivendo agora pode ser encarado tanto como um portal quanto como um buraco. A decisão de cair no buraco ou atravessar o portal cabe a vocês. Se ficarem apenas lamentando o problema, consumindo as notícias 24 horas por dia, com a energia baixa, nervosos o tempo todo, com pessimismo, irão cair no buraco. Mas se aproveitarem essa oportunidade para olharem para si, repensarem a vida e a morte, cuidando de si e dos outros, aí estarão atravessando o portal.

Cuidem da casa de vocês, cuidem do corpo de vocês. Se conectem ao corpo mediúnico da Casa espiritual de vocês. Se conectem à egrégora da Casa espiritual de vocês. Corpo, casa, corpo mediúnico, casa espiritual, tudo isso é sinônimo, quer dizer a mesma coisa. Quando você está cuidando de um, está cuidando de todo o resto.

Não percam a dimensão espiritual dessa crise, tenham o olhar da águia, que lá de cima, vê o todo, enxerga de forma mais ampla. Existe uma demanda social nessa crise, mas existe tambem a demanda espiritual. As duas andam de mãos dadas. Sem a dimensão social, caímos no fanatismo. Mas sem a dimensão espiritual, caímos no pessimismo e na falta de sentido. Vcs foram preparados para atravessar essa crise. Peguem a caixa de ferramenta de vocês e usem todas as ferramentas que vocês têm ao seu dispor.

Aprendam sobre resistência com os povos indígenas e africanos: nós sempre fomos e continuamos sendo exterminados. Mas nem por isso paramos de cantar, dançar, fazer fogueira e festa. Não se sintam culpados por estarem alegres durante esse período dificil. Vcs não ajudam em nada ficando tristes e sem energia. Vcs ajudam se emanarem coisas boas para o Universo agora. É através da alegria que se resiste.

Além disso, quando a tempestade passar, vocês serão muito importantes na reconstrução desse novo mundo. Vcs precisam estar bem e fortes. E, para isso, não há outro jeito senão se manter uma vibração bonita, alegre e luminosa. Isso não tem nada a ver com alienação. Isso é estratégia de resistência. No xamanismo, existe um rito de passagem chamado busca da visão. Vc fica alguns dias sozinhos na floresta, sem água, sem comida, sem proteção. Quando você atravessa esse portal, você adquire uma visão nova do mundo, por ter enfrentado seus medos, suas dificuldades… É o que está sendo solicitado a vocês. Que aproveitem esse tempo para realizarem os seus rituais de busca da visão. Que mundo vocês querem construir para vocês? Por hora, é o que vocês podem fazer: serenidade na tempestade. Se acalmem e rezem. Todos os dias. Estabeleçam uma rotina de encontro com o sagrado todos os dias. Emanem coisas boas, o que vocês emanam agora é o mais importante. E cantem, dancem, resistam através da arte, da alegria, da fé e do amor.”

[online event] Cyprus Communities+ : Eimaste w/ the Tree of Life, Sunday 12 April, from 10:30am


Σύντομα και στα Ελληνικά | Türkçe çeviri takdir edilecektir

At the present moment of social and economic rupture, this meeting between community-minded groups and individuals seems more urgent than ever. Join us in connecting with established and new initiatives around the world, and thinking together about questions such as the following:

– How are established planned communities dealing with the outbreak? What issues and challenges are they facing and how can we help each other?

– How is this situation affecting initiatives that are just now taking off? What new priorities are emerging?

– “We can see this situation as a hole or as a portal:” What new opportunities are being opened up? How can we ensure a better, different world after this interruption?

– How can we avoid isolation and social distancing from setting in, and having a lasting effect on future on us and our children?

– What other new questions should we be asking?

**We are using Free and Open Source Software: you can connect to the “eimaste” video channel from your phone through the Jitsi app, or you can click the following link on your computer: https://meet.jit.si/eimaste


Original event description

Through the years Cyprus has seen numerous efforts to create cooperatives and intentional communities around the ideals of eco-living, sustainability, alternative education, and renewed social connection. We invite community-minded initiatives and individuals to connect and enjoy each other’s visions and stories, in a family friendly environment with a loose programme of sharing our ideas, songs, dances, conversation, and play.

Suggested programme:
11:00-12:00 Arrival/introductions
12:00-13:30 Sharing information and visions between the collectives
13:30-14:30 Lunch and discussion (bring food to share)
14:30 smaller circles, games, and moving on to the beach (bring your instruments)
Do share your suggestions and please RSVP


Confirmed Participants / Επιβεβαιωμένες συμμετοχές:

To be confirmed:

  • Medorganic –


Κοινότητες της Κύπρου: Είμαστε στο Tree Of Life, Κυριακή 12/4 από 11:00π.μ

Τα τελευταία χρόνια έχουν γίνει πολλές προσπάθειες στην Κύπρο για την δημιουργία συνεργατισμών και συνειδητών κοινοτήτων γύρω από την ιδέα της οικοδιαβίωσης, της αυτοδιάθεσης – αυτοσυντήρησης, της εναλλακτικής – φυσικής εκπαίδευσης, και της αναδόμησης της κοινωνικής σύνδεσης. Καλούμε κοινοτικές ομαδικές και ατομικές πρωτοβουλίες να συνδεθούν, να χαρούν, και να μοιραστούν τα οράματα και τις ιστορίες τους, σε ένα φιλικό, οικογενειακό περιβάλλον με ένα χαλαρό πρόγραμμα ανταλλαγής ιδεών, τραγουδιών, χορών, συζητήσεων και παιχνιδιών.

Εισήγηση προγράμματος:
11:00-12:00 Άφιξη/γνωριμία.
12:00-13:30 Παρουσίαση στόχου και οράματος από ομάδες και άτομα
13:30-14:30 Γεύμα και συζήτηση των προλεχθέντων (φέρτε φαγητό να μοιραστούμε)
14:30 και μετά πηγαδάκια, παιχνίδια, μετάβαση στην παραλία
Παρακαλώ γράψτε τις εισηγήσεις και δηλώστε τη συμμετοχή σας.

Contact: Chrystalleni 99586369 | Sylvia 99802833

Costs: We invite a 5euro contribution per adult for the Tree of Life Centre. Water, coffee and tea will be provided. Do bring food to share.

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How to Nurture Resilience in adults and kids with practical advice through art and music: Parent Evening with Caroline Glas

Hosted by Stavrodromi Waldorf Education

Tuesday March 17 – 6:00pm – 8:30pm

Eimaste, 4 Iroon Square, Aglantzia, 2108 – maps.app.goo.gl/KLRM5Uj1quiGmCv48   

Caroline Glas has worked as a Waldorf kindergarten teacher in Edinburgh for more than 20 years. She loves children, travel and social development. Caroline’s talk is informed by her experiences from India, China and the South Pacific while working for Steiner early childhood education, as well as ’emergency pedagogical’ work for traumatised children, parents and teachers in places of war or natural disaster, eg. Libya, Tunisia and very recently with refugees in Hamburg and Lebanon.

The Parent Evening will take place on Tuesday March 17, at Eimaste, 6:00pm – 8:30pm

All early years parents and teachers are warmly invited, as are all those who may wish to be part of the Waldorf community and see such schools grow and flourish.

Contact: Olga +357 99521672

Hülya +90 533 863 50 89


+ Reggio Emilia

Rather than see learning as something that must take place in socially disconnected and pre-designed environments and activities, we wish for ourselves and our children to participate in an authentic and expanding community, made up of cooperation, care, imagination, creativity, and opportunity: for fun exploration, exciting problem-solving, beautiful sociability, and the enjoyable conquering of useful skills, each in our own time.