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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

Five Ways We Don’t Do Waldorf

Five Ways We Don’t Do Waldorf

If you’ve followed my work for any amount of time it will have become very obvious to you how passionate I am about Waldorf Education. I have completed my Foundations in Steiner Studies and Education and all four of my children attend our local Waldorf school. My Guides contain many of the stories, crafts and… read more

Winter Storytelling : Stone Soup

Winter Storytelling : Stone Soup

The weather continues to bite and we continue to warm our bellies with soups, stews and casseroles. A favourite in Waldorf Kindergartens and in our home is “Stone Soup”. A simple and nourishing stew that when accompanied with the magical story below will have even the pickiest of eaters enjoying all of their vegetables! Read… 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