Our Rhythm

Fall 2010 Planning:

WEEKLY SCHEDULE:
Sunday: Family Day (errands, gardening, house projects)

Monday:  Day 1 of Main Lesson; Morning - Beeswax Modeling; Afternoon - Craft
Tuesday: Day 2 of Main Lesson; Morning - Drawing; Afternoon - Baking
Wednesday: Day 3 of Main Lesson; Morning - Handwork; Afternoon - Horseback Lesson
Thursday: Painting Day; Morning - Hike in Forest; Afternoon - Woodworking or Soup Making (depending on weather and husband's schedule)
Friday: Cooking, Cleaning / Shabbat Prep
Saturday: Shabbat

DAILY SCHEDULE:
Wake Up
Snuggle
Dress and Tidy bedroom (make bed)
Breakfast
Morning Walk
Snack
Circle (movement and finger plays)
Main Lesson
Creative Play (and Mama craft/clean time)
Morning Activity
Lunch
Nap for Elie / Quiet Time for Yoav
Afernoon Activity
Snack
Creative Play (in or out depending on weather, sometimes visiting with friends)
Settling In - Book
Dinner
Bath and Brush Teeth
Lights out and Stories
Sleep

TRANSITION SONGS:

Circle: Come Follow (Enki)
Getting Dressed: I've Been Working on the Railroad
Outside play / Nature Walk: I Love to go A-wandering (Enki)
Heading back inside: Hi Ho, Jim Along Josie
Breadmaking: Sleeping Seeds (Enki)
Painting: A Lovely Rainbow ("This is the Way We Wash-a-Day" by Mary Thienes-Schunemann)
Crafting: Wond'rous Hands (Enki)
Horseback Riding:  Ride a Cock Horse
Cleaning Up: It's time to put on your fairy wings and gather all of your playtime things,  In your basket, in your basket, Let's flitter and flutter and fly. (posted by Jodie Mesler of homemusicmaking.com)
Coming to table:  Welcome, welcome, welcome to the table; Welcome, welcome, let's all join hands together.
Washing Hands: Wash hands, Wash hands, Wash hands now (from Waldorf Mommy/Me class) // Dry hands, Dry hands, Dry hands now
Bath: My Big Blue Boat ("This is the Way We Wash-a-Day" by Mary Thienes-Schunemann)
Potty: Better Out Than In ("This is the Way We Wash-a-Day" by Mary Thienes-Schunemann)
Tooth Brushing: Brush Teeth ("This is the Way We Wash-a-Day" by Mary Thienes-Schunemann)
Bed: Gone to Bed (Enki)

WORK SONGS:
Gardening: Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary
Sweeping: Old Broom, Sweep My Floor ("This is the Way We Wash-a-Day" by Mary Thienes-Schunemann)
Laundry: Folding ("This is the Way We Wash-a-Day" by Mary Thienes-Schunemann)