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Monthly and Seasonal Guides
for Childcare and Home
Our *New* November Enrichment Guide is Available!
***SALE!!!! $5.00 OFF THIS MONTH'S GUIDE!!!***
The Afterschool Enrichment books are different from our regular 3 day and 5 day lesson plan guides... the Enrichment books follow the rhythm of a weekly
theme with the flexibility that teachers, homeschoolers and afterschooling parents need to enrich their children's Waldorf learning experience at home or school.
Our new Monthly Enrichment Guides are filled to the rim with crafts, recipes, activities, stories and inner-work suggestions and they follow a weekly theme to
keep your home or school following a seasonal rhythm. They are not structured like classroom lesson plans, as our Childcare Lesson Plan Guides are and keep
older children in mind along with the caregiver. They are created so you can use the ideas as time allows without having each day specifically planned out for
These Enrichment Guides were created to help parents, teachers and caregivers of all types create a healthy, rhythmic and peaceful home for their children.
These guides may be used with children attending traditional schools, Waldorf schools, private schools, childcare centers or with homeschooled children as an
enrichment tool to extend their Little Acorn ‘Learning’.
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Week One, November
Fire, Remembering Loved Ones
~Read Beautiful Books that help you Cherish Loved
Ones Once Here.
~Celebrate the Element of Fire this week with
~Share Circle Time Songs of Autumn, Fire
~Make Day of the Dead Clay Vessels
~Create and Honoring Table in Memory of Those
~Make Glistening Votives to Light Up your Home
~Create Day of the Dead Memorial Candles
~Enjoy Autumn Fire Poetry
~Explore the Herb of Rosemary for Remembrance with the Children
~Remember Loved Ones with This Week's Caregiver Meditation
~Bake Soul Cakes
Week Two, November
Martinmas, Living Peacefully
~Read Stories of Peace and Saint Martin
~Share Songs of Lanterns, Light and Martinmas
~Create Martinmas Star Lanterns
~Learn the Song 'I Go With My Little Lantern' on
your Pennywhistle or Flute and Listen to the
MP3 Version that Comes with
Your November Enrichment Guide!
~Explore Herbs for Living Peacefully in Your Home or School
~Share a Martinmas Puppet Show that Older Children Can Perform
~Read an Old Tale of St. Martin's Eve
~Meditate on Living Peacefully in Your Life and Work
~Treat those You Love to St. Martin Weckmann & Afternoon Tea
Week Three, November
The Owl, Wisdom
~Read Books of Owls and Wisdom
~Share Fingerplays and Songs for Circle Time
~Crochet a Sweet Owl Hat for the Children
~Read the Wise Wild Owl Poem
~Use Sage for Wisdom in Various Ways
Throughout Your Home or School
~Create an Upcycled Wool Owl out of Old Sweaters
Week Four, November
~Read Stories of Thanksgiving and Gratitude
~Sing Songs at Circle Time with the
Children this Week
~Enjoy Thanksgiving Verses
~Create a Beautiful Thanksgiving Leaf Mobile
~Use Rose for Herbal Gratitude this Week
~Build a Gratitude Tower in the Woods
~Cut Beautiful Autumn Leaf Paper 'Snowflakes'
~Make a Grateful Branch for Your Nature Space
or Dinner Table
~What are You Grateful For? Meditate on This
with This Week's Caregiver Meditation
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