The Gift of Color

A Lively Summer Workshop with Lynn Turner and Leslie Wetzonis Woolverton

The weekend of August 3rd & 4th, 10 am- 1 pm CT each day

Together we will explore the gift of color through our Waldorf early childhood paper arts and crafts curriculum. We will play with color through the seasons and share crafts and activities to bring and inspire wonder, beauty, joy and diversity to the children in your care from birth to seven.

**Earn 6 CE hours for participating in the LIVE workshop. Working with the recording will not count towards a certificate. Registrants of the class will receive a link to complete a feedback assessment as part of CE credit.

Details of Workshop Content

This class is a hands-on workshop in which watercoloring painting, crayoning, beeswax, and simple plant dyeing explorations will take place during our online classes together.

It will take place live over Zoom. A recording will be made for participants who attend to review for 30 days. 

A note about supplies: A materials list will be provided one month prior to the workshop. The list may include supplies you already own, others may need to be purchased. Each participant is responsible for procuring their own materials prior to the workshop date.

About the Instructors

Lynn Turner (she/her) is a native Washingtonian, wife, mother of two children. She is of mixed heritage and the proud descendant of enslaved African American people. She has been a culturally responsive early childhood educator, teacher trainer, and leader in the movement of Waldorf Education in Northern America for over thirteen years. Lynn holds a BA in Fine Arts, and an MAT in Early Childhood Education, and received her Waldorf Early Childhood Teaching Certificate in 2017. Lynn has been published in Gateways and has been a workshop presenter and keynote speaker at recent WECAN conferences. She was the Director and Core Faculty member of the Great Lakes Waldorf Institute, Early Childhood Training Cohort from 2020-2023. She is currently a second-year student in the Biography as Social Arts Training and currently serves as a WECAN Coordinator of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access.

Leslie Wetzonis Woolverton (she/her)
For more than twenty years, Leslie Wetzonis Woolverton has taught Waldorf Parent-Child and
Nursery classes located in Silver Spring, Maryland. Currently, Leslie is a member of the WECAN
Early Childhood Research Group, a WECAN Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Coordinator,and is a Site Visitor for WECAN. Also a third generation Anthroposophist, Leslie brings a broad scope of wisdom and knowledge to Waldorf Early Childhood Education.

Now out of the classroom, Leslie loves her work with adults as a teacher trainer and mentor. Leslie is also a skilled textile artist and interior designer. She enjoys writing and compiling early childhood stories that reflect the world in the interest of advancing inclusion, diversity, equity, and access by creating puppetry to bring new stories to life. When not working, Leslie spends time with her family and friends at her beloved beach home in Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

Register for This Course

Tuition: $195 each

**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. LifeWays is not responsible for ensuring you register for the course in Ruzuku or Zoom in order to participate and cannot issue refunds if you fail to do so in time. Nor is LifeWays able to refund you if you are not able to secure supplies for a class.

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