I just completed my fourth week with my Waldkinder 5’s. I have bruises, scrapes, and dirt etched into my legs, arms, hands, arms, and torso. I don’t even remember when or how I got them. And, it doesn’t even matter! This is the Waldkinder way.
Dylan shows off the snake skin Ashton discovered.
Ashton loves Feather Feet!
Ella shows everyone her cricket.
Dylan leads Kinley, Ella and Charlotte into the protected pools, searching for minnows.
Kinley cools off in the Colorado River, at Horseshoe Bend.
Kinley treks back to the van, barefoot.
Kinley and Ashton hang-out in a large, park tree.
Ella snacks on a Red Clover.
Large earth worms appear after the rains.
Waldkinders meet other children to play games with in the park.
Ella learns to whittle a stick, for future use.
Waldkinders learn about herding sheep, watching the National Sheepdog Trials in Carbondale.
Kinley follows her fancy.
Border Collies herd sheep.
Ella gets a fresh piece of spun wool.
Dylan takes a run at the agility course.
Waldkinders make fish out of TP rolls, with Dylan’s mom.
Dylan leads a backyard discovery on Red Hill.
Dylan, in camouflage, shows off his backyard playground.
Ella and Charlotte hanging out.
Charlotte roasts her marshmallow, in her fire!
Walking the True Nature Healing Labyrinth.
Charlotte finishes her silent walk.
Dylan, Charlotte and Kinley explore the ditch.
Kinley has magical hands!
Dylan floats his milkweed pod boat.
Kinley’s milkweed bed.
Dylan, Charlotte and Kinley heading up to Marion Gulch.
Over or under, is more fun than going through.
Dylan and Kinley take time to collect their favorite fall aspen leaves.
Charlotte finds a bone. Dylan knows it’s a rib.
Charlotte marks our trail, for an easy return.
Charlotte leads us to the fort teepee.
Charlotte points out Stinging Nettles, so we can avoid them.
Everyone works together to add new branches to the Waldkinder teepee.
Time to relax on a log bed.
Sammy stands guard, ready and willing to join the fun.
Charlotte enjoys the fall harvest apple.