Oral Storytelling with Props | From Blue Bells And Cockle Shells

Storytelling with props in Waldorf education is an unique teaching technique that is not found in any other style of education. Storytelling is a bit of a lost art in our modern-day culture. Sola, however, really responds to the stories that I tell more than she does to the books we read. She’ll often tell […]

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Being mid-winter, we’ve not been getting outside as much as we’re used to and we have yet to start this year’s gardening projects, so we’ve been doing a bit of gardening and nature study indoors. We set up a new terrarium. For this of you, who have been following this blog and my blog before […]

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Winter Seasonable Table | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Our winter seasonal table/shelf is pretty simple right now. Sola insisted that we should not use any silks to decorate it for winter. In addition, between the holidays and the weather, we have not had a chance to go on any nature outings recently, so we have no pieces of nature added to the table. […]

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For the last two years, we have been trying to make homemade Christmas ornaments. One of the easiest that we have made so far was a needle felted gingerbread man. Making a gingerbread man in a wonderful beginning needle felting project for children. To needle felt a gingerbread man, you just need a cookie cutter, […]

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It is the time of year when even the most stalwart of gardens have gone to sleep for the season. So, unless you live in a very mild climate, it’s unlikely that you are seeing any flowers in your garden right now. That doesn’t mean that you can’t bring some flowers inside to enjoy. A […]

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