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Welcome to Kinderhaus!

Raking the Leaves at KinderhausKinderhaus is a Waldorf-inspired, outdoor preschool and kindergarten for 3-6 year olds in Decorah, Iowa, that provides a warm and nurturing environment for young children in our community to learn.

Kinderhaus strives to develop the whole child: emotionally, socially, artistically, and cognitively.  Our goal is simple: to create an oasis in which children find the security and opportunity to develop into creative, imaginative, cooperative, self-motivated learners for the future.

We’re glad you’re here, and hope this site helps you get a feel for our school.  Please feel free to send us a note or give a call with any questions.

Kinderhaus News and Notes

Kinderhaus is hiring!

Lead Teacher

Are you a teacher that loves being creative with children and exploring nature? Kinderhaus, a Waldorf-inspired, outdoor preschool located in beautiful Decorah, Iowa, is hiring a Lead Teacher starting August 2021. Iowa teaching license required. Please see job description under employment on our website and send a cover letter and resume to info@kinderhausdecorah.com by June 30th.

Afternoon Teacher

Kinderhaus, Decorah’s Waldorf-inspired outdoor preschool, is seeking an experienced teacher for our afternoon program starting August 2021. Must have experience with children during naptime, a warm and nurturing presence, and available Monday-Friday, 12 PM-5 PM.  We offer a competitive hourly rate and a comfortable and safe working environment. Come be a part of our amazing community!  Please see job description under employment on our website and send a cover letter and resume to info@kinderhausdecorah.com by June 30th.

  1. Kinderhaus Summer Camp Registration is now open!
  2. Enrollment Full for 2021-2022
  3. Enrollment for 2021-2022 Opening February 1st
  4. Check out our larger indoor classroom!
  5. Kinderhaus would like to show our support for the Black Community.
  6. Check out Lissie in support of Kinderhaus and Arthaus!
  7. Open Haus, Saturday March 7th 9-12
  8. Kinderhaus Enrolling For 2020-2021 School Year
  9. Kinderhaus T-Shirts and Mugs Now Available!