The Acorn School of Charleston

Age Appropriate Education

Modern educational trends have turned classrooms into pressure cookers, resulting in a dramatic increase in anxiety in children of all ages and as young as five. The Acorn School of Charleston offers students a haven from these anxiety producing environments. Our approach has deep respect for the childhood years and understands the psychology and science behind the importance of play for young children. The Waldorf Early Childhood and Kindergarten, a play-based experiential learning approach, has been educating children in this respectful, gentle way for 90 years in 83 countries around the world. Please contact us today to explore how Waldorf Education can serve as an oasis for your family in today’s stressful society. Our preschool kindergarten program is one of a kind in the Charleston area.

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Experience Waldorf Education in Action!

                                                               Classroom Tours (Adults Only)
Our tours provide an in-depth opportunity to experience and learn about The Acorn School of Charleston. The tours begin with a brief presentation on Waldorf Education followed with a tour of the classroom. There is ample time for questions and discussion. Our tours are by appointment only. Please reach out to Dr. Stevens at or call 843.501.2780 to set up a private tour. 

                                                                    Open House Events 2018

Our first Open House/Puppet Show has been rescheduled and will be held on Saturday, January 13, at 10am. The puppet show "The Mitten" will start at 10:15 am. After the puppet show is over, the children can play in the classroom while the parents chat with our staff.

Our open house events are an opportunity for your child to experience the imaginative nature of a Waldorf Kindergarten. Ms. Christi will present a puppet show for families and afterward the adults can chat while the children play. Please join us for “free family fun,” and to learn more about the Waldorf tradition. The puppet show starts at the school at 10:15, don't be late!

February 3, 10 am.

 March 3, 10 am.

Parent Workshop, April 21, 9:30.

May 5, 10 am

Waldorf videos:
• City of Lakes School’s “What Does The Future Want From Us?”   View video (2:21)
• Waldorf Community Worldwide:  A sampling of famous graduates.   View video (6:42)

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