Autumn

Crafts, Tutorials, Stories, Recipes, Celebrations and Reflections for the Autumn Season.

Creating a Peaceful Evening & Bedtime Rhythm

Bedtime is arguably the most important rhythm of the day. A strong set of evening rituals set the stage for ...

Whole Family Birthdays

Over the years I've had many questions about our own family's birthday tradition- how we celebrate, what we do and ...

When it Comes to Toys, Less is More

I will never forget the wise words of one of my parenting and teaching mentors, Ebba Bodame: "A child must ...

Handwork : Fingerknitting a Cup Coaster

Fingerknitting is a versatile and satisfying introduction to knitting for children. Although it's ideal for ages 4 to 7, some ...

Creating a List of Family Values

I thought I'd share a growing and ever-changing list of our own family's values. Of course what makes the world ...

In the Kitchen : Warm Breakfasts on the Go

When you're stretched for time to get everyone in your family up and moving in the morning, it's easy to ...

How to get Started with Waldorf-Inspired Beeswax Crayon Drawing

  Drawing is a very centering activity for children (and adults!) of all ages. Colouring time is also useful for ...