They say it’s weird, racist, for the hippie kids, for the eco-nuts. They say it’s white, middle-class, backward.
They say so many things.
Here is what I say about the tiny, precious Steiner kindergarten my daughters attend here in Cyprus. Where they will stay until they are 6/7.
mountains. hillsides. stream-jumping. paint and finger paint and water paint. mealtimes, together, celebrated. healthy. organic. vegetarian. love your body. cherish the body of others. love. raw love. multi cultural. greek. english. israeli. italian. christian. muslim. non-faith. glitter globes. silk scarves. fruit trees. dogs. cats. wood. swings. jumping. hammocks. breeze. walking. everyday, walking. chunky crayons. sharing. snailshells. dreamcatchers. crystals. windchimes. branches. twigs. collecting. caterpillar nests. hunting. foraging. the names of all of the trees and plants. climbing. firepits. logs for the fire. stories. pretend. play. music. welly boots. planting. rooting. bare feet. wooden floor. mother earth. absorption. clay. fairies. myths. finding. exploring. discovery. picking fallen fruit. naps in tents. teepees. little flames ignite. family. bugs. sunshine. dancing. laughter. childhood. idyll. paradise.