Singing Games: Seasonal Joy

Five Seasonal Workshops With Anna Rainville

First workshop February 29th, 7-8:30 pm Central


Come join hands to circle through the year with traditional and new singing games that celebrate the seasons, develop sensory integration, build community, and bring joy to the dancers in the forest, in the classroom, in the home, or even on zoom.

Each session will introduce singing games for the season. In addition, each time we will learn ways to create our own simple dances or songs for the young children in our care.

**Earn 8 CE hours for this course with registration AND attendance to all five LIVE Zoom sessions. Working with the recordings will not count towards a certificate. Registrants of the fifth class will receive a link to complete the final assessment for CE credit.

How Will This Course Work

Each workshop will be a LIVE Zoom session with Anna, and participants will have access to the recording (private link) for one month after the event in order to better learn the songs. No experience necessary, just an open heart and willing feet. Participants receive a Zoom link for each class upon enrollment.

Details of the Course Content

The course will meet on the following dates, with music, movement and games based upon the season:

  • February 29~ Spring
  • May 30~ Summer
  • August 22~ Autumn
  • November 7~ Winter Holidays
  • December 5~ Winter

About the Instructor

Anna Rainville has lifted spirits with singing games and group harmony for decades. A Waldorf educator since 1978, Anna travels widely as a mentor and teacher. She has experience as a class teacher at the Lexington Waldorf School and the Waldorf School of the Peninsula and as a public school kindergarten teacher in the Santa Cruz Mountains where she received an award from the California Kindergarten Association for outstanding work in early childhood education. Currently, she facilitates teacher renewal and integrated arts curriculum development in schools and universities nationally and internationally including the Philippines, Estonia, the West Bank, Ireland, and India.

Anna takes particular pleasure in supporting a healthy connection between child and nature and has received grants to develop outdoor play and nature programs in early childhood centers in low-income communities. With her mother, Betty Peck, she has co-founded and directed the popular Kindergarten Forum in their magical garden for 27 years in Saratoga, California. Anna’s passion for supporting the creative spirit in teachers was honed as a founding instructor at Rudolf Steiner College’s Public School Institute for 25 years. Special interest in learning through movement and sensory integration led her to complete remedial training.

Register for This Course

Price per class $45; groups of five or more $35 per person

**After purchasing, you will be sent to a “Thank You” page that will give you a link to register in Zoom and/or Ruzuku. This step must be completed in order to participate in the course or workshop.

Refund Policy: Fees will be refunded in full up to 7 days prior to the start of the course, and at 50% if student cancels enrollment less than a week in advance. Fees are nonrefundable after the start of the course.

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