Crafts

Crafts inspiration and tutorials to help brighten and keep your home, homeschool, and person. Crafts can help bring homeschooling lessons to life, whether they be craft projects for history, holidays, literature, or even math or science! We prefer to work with natural materials, such as paper, wool, and wood, though we have been known to experiment with other materials on occasion.

How Needle Felt Mushroom | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

I’d been focusing on knitting when I get a chance to craft and I realized I was neglecting all the other crafting elements that I enjoy and help to encourage a Waldorf lifestyle in our home. Plus, I like to expose Sola to a variety of crafting materials. So I decided to do some needle […]

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How to Make Baumschmuck for Christmas | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Baumschmuck is German for “Christmas Ornaments” Last year, one of the craft classes at our homeschool co-op had these put out for display for a craft day. They called them baumschmuck, but when I looked up the meaning of that word in German, it just means “Christmas tree ornaments”. I thought they were very pretty […]

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Kid-friendly Thanksgiving Tablescape | from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

The Kids Table Dilemma Where do your kids sit during Thanksgiving Dinner? Do they sit at a kids table or do they sit at the main table with the adults? Regardless of where they sit, a major stress for parents can be just trying to eat their Thanksgiving dinner without any crises. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving dinners, […]

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