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Highland Hall Waldorf School 
17100 Superior Street
Northridge, CA 91325

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Mia Martin-Memel, Office Manager 
Waldorf Institute of Southern California 

WPAT Waldorf Practical Arts Training Module #4 with Jack Bryant and Mona Lewis 

The Anthroposophy study portion of module #4 continues our study on the Core Principle #4, "Freedom in Teaching". Rudolf Steiner’s “Philosophy of Freedom" is part of our study. We also continue study on the "6 Basic Exercises." 

                                                                Hard Crafts Module #4

Hard Crafts: For the grade seven curriculum, we make practical but beautiful boxes and bowls using wood especially selected for these tasks. The use of the handsaw, chisels, gouges, mallets and rasps is taught in a way that emphasizes the relationship these tools have to the main lessons on mechanics they learn in their physics classes. Basic leather craft is introduced using leather stamps and leather sewing to create simple keyrings or for advanced students, a more complicated wallet project is offered.

                                                            Soft Crafts Module #4

Soft Crafts: In module #4 we learn how to knit in the round using four or five needles. You are challenged to imagine and execute complex designs, such as a water bottle cover or a sock. The first project is a water bottle holder. The second project is a pair of socks. You will knit socks according to the pattern I give you and record the pattern in a handwork journal. You'll knit a hat, and may create the pattern for the Fair Isle style pattern on the hat. We will include some plant dye experience as well.


Jack Bryant has been a practical arts and games teacher in Santa Fe Waldorf School, New Mexico and a class teacher, practical arts and sculpting teacher at Highland Hall. He also teaches courses in teacher training institutions in the USA and China.

Mona Lewis was an early childhood teacher at Highland Hall for four years and the handwork teacher at Highland Hall for 16 years. She is also extensively hosting workshops for adults in handcrafts and natural plant dyes and has been the handcraft teacher in summer camp at Highland Hall for the last four years.


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For information on the full program go to: http://www.waldorfteaching.org/wpat.html