Easter

Crystal Egg Geodes from Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

Note: Please see my new updated post with thorough instructions for making these Easter egg geodes. This was a post from my previous blog that did not get transferred over when I switched to Blue Bells and Cockle Shells. We did this project two years ago and the results are so stunning, I think we […]

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Window transparencies are a form of Waldorf art that can add a bit of seasonal whimsy to any room. Unfortunately, they are challenging to make, especially for young children. So I came up with an idea for a window transparency that I knew Sola could make without getting too frustrated. First I cut out an […]

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Spring Peg Doll Set | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

  As I recently posted, I have been doing a lot of oral story telling using props in our homeschool. A couple of weeks ago, I was trying to needle felt a gnome to accompany the book, Little Gnome Tenderroot, when I decided that I needed to find a quicker way to make story telling […]

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As we’ve been trying to do things more “au natural” around here, I thought that we’d try making naturally dyed Easter eggs this year. I read several posts about it and kind of winged things in regards to making my dyes. I filled large mason jars about 3/4 full with my dyes, added a tablespoon […]

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Last week, Dora and I decided that we would decorate some beeswax eggs that I purchased last year. We used the Stockmar decorating wax. I tried doing more research about this wax since we last used it, to see if there is a better way to work with it and the best that I can […]

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