Keeping the kids busy. Here is a list of 13 things I made with things I had lying around and never thought of using. Like painting with bubble wrap. They especially love rainbow experiments!
Another year, another Giveaway! It is almost that time again, Valentine’s Day. The day to send an anonymous card to someone you have a crush on. The day were all the children in schools (in the USA that is) give each other a Valentine. That day to spend extra attention to your beloved. Or maybe […]
We are always looking for fun activities to do with our kids where we can use paper toilet rolls or other materials we can recycle. One of the materials that we always have enough of are paper rolls. And I can imagine the same applies to you. What do you need? Paper rolls A ruler […]
Martinmas Martinmas is another one of those fantastic holidays, like Saint Nicholas (Sinterklaas) that most Americans either have never heard of, or only heard of through Waldorf schools. It is celebrated by retelling the story of St. Martin of Tours and by holding evening lantern walks. In the Netherlands we call it “Sint Maarten”. As I […]
Felted Hearts I saw beautiful felted hearts in our Waldorf group and decided this would be a lovely teacher Valentine gift. Maximan follows an enrichement program one day a week, where he is in a class with 15 students and 2 teachers. It took me some practice to be able to make a nice puffy […]
Home Education Resources For our homeschool program we use different sources. First of all and foremost we do child-led learning where we focus on the interests of the child. We supplement this with Project Based Homeschooling (you can find a previous post on it here) and strewing. At the time of writing this post, Maximan is doing a mix of […]