Category Archives: spring

Simple Preparations for Ramadan

Simple Preparations for Ramadan

I am passionate about renewing the festivals that are important to us so that we celebrate them in a way that is authentic to our unique family values and culture. I have noticed that there are many guides and articles about how Waldorf-inspired families celebrate Christian and/or Pagan festivals but very few about how others… read more

A Fingerplay for Spring

A Fingerplay for Spring

From a psychological and intellectual perspective fingerplay assists in motor and language development, increases self-esteem, body awareness, rhythmic proficiency, muscular coordination and memory development. Fingerplay may also be used as a tool for transition (from one activity to another) or as a redirection (from unfavourable behaviour). Nursery rhymes and fingerplay stimulate a loving and intimate… read more

Simple Preparations for Passover

Simple Preparations for Passover

I am passionate about renewing the festivals that are important to us so that we celebrate them in a way that is authentic to our unique family values and culture. I have noticed that there are many guides and articles about how Waldorf-inspired families celebrate Christian and/or Pagan festivals but very few about how others… read more

School Lunchbox Ideas

School Lunchbox Ideas

Almost two months into school and sometimes it’s hard to think of anymore lunchbox inspired recipes. I’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite lunchbox meals, snacks and treats. With three of the four children at school we use A LOT of lunch containers. I choose stainless steel and glass over plastic. The brands… read more

Setting the Intention to Get Outside

Setting the Intention to Get Outside

My children spend a lot of time outdoors. It’s a natural part of their daily rhythm. I’m lucky that we have a big backyard so I only need to open the door and they’re off. I on the other hand tend to linger indoors a little too often. There are always so many things to… read more