Kinderfolk On Stage – Featuring Lissie!

Kinderhaus Preschool will soon be having our annual fundraiser, Kinderfolk On Stage, an evening of performances from community members, featuring the amazingly talented Lissie! We are looking forward to sharing an evening of great music, great drinks, great people, and the opportunity to support Kinderhaus, Decorah’s Outdoor-based and Waldorf Inspired Preschool. Details below.

Date: Friday, May 12th
Time: Doors open at 7pm, community performances start at 7:15 Lissie to take the stage at 9:30pm
Where: Impact Coffee

Suggested Donation of $20 goes to supporting Kinderhaus!

We hope to see you there!

Kinderfolk On Stage!

After a 2-year hiatus, Kinderfolk On Stage is BACK! This is a night of terrific live music (featuring Lissie!). It’s also an opportunity to celebrate and support the important work of Kinderhaus. The fun kicks off at 6:30 at Pulpit Rock Brewery. Can’t wait to see you there!

Registration Opening Monday, February 14th!

Registration for Kinderhaus 2022-2023 will be opening Monday February 14th! You can find our enrollment forms here early that morning. Forms and enrollment fees will be accepted in the order they are received. Families will be informed of their confirmed spot or wait list status before April 1st. Please read our Enrollment Policy for more information. We look forward to welcoming new families to our lovely community next year!

Kindercamp is full!

Registration for Kindercamp is now closed. If you would like to be added to the waitlist for any of the weeks, please email Happy Summer!

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 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 by June 30th.

Kinderhaus Summer Camp Registration is now open!

Summer Camp 2021

Play in the woods, make fairy homes, study insects, bake mud pies, and MORE!

Join Kinderhaus for a week of playing, exploring, and growing. This year we will have three weeks of camp fun available: July 26-30, August 2-6, August 9-13

For children ages 4-9

Cost of camp is $100/week. Registration will be closed July 19th.

Please return the Registration and Consent forms along with Payment to one of the following: the clear small drop-box tub located on the northside of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, scanned and emailed to, or mailed to: Kinderhaus PO Box 114 Decorah, IA 52101 

Summer Camp 2021 Registration and Consent Forms

Enrollment Full for 2021-2022

As we finish up this school year, we are excited to be looking ahead to the next! Enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year is now full and we are building a wait list. If you wish to join that, feel free to fill out an application and send it our way for us to keep on file if a spot does open up. There is no fee to join the wait list, however the $50 enrollment fee would be due one week upon entry into the program.

Enrollment for 2021-2022 Opening February 1st

Kinderhaus will begin accepting applications this Monday, February, 1st!

Enrollment Forms 2021-2022

Completed applications and application fee of $50 (check, cash, or paypal on our website under charitable giving) can be returned to Kinderhaus in our drop box at the parking lot entrance, scanned and emailed to or mailed to: Kinderhaus PO Box 114, Decorah, IA 52101 

We look forward to sharing our wondrous community with you!