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*Little Light of Mine* – February 2019 Photo Contest from Little Acorn Learning

This Month’s  Facebook Photo Contest theme is… *Little Light of Mine* *February Photo Contest from Little Acorn Learning*With Candlemas approaching in only 2 days, we thought it very fitting to host this month’s contest with the theme ** Little Light of Mine ** Show us photos of your littles ones embracing light and love. Our winners will …

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Homemade Butter Making with Children

This is such a simple and fun activity to do with small children. First just fill a clean glass baby food jar half full with heavy cream and add a small amount of salt. Then shake, shake, shake!!!!!! Shake for as long as you can – it will take up to 10 minutes until your …

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Make Your Own Icicles – Fun Winter Science Lesson

Make Your Own Icicles!  This is a perfect activity to do during the ‘Ice, Forgiveness’ weekly theme in our January Preschool/Kindergarten Book and our January Afterschooling Guide! It is also wonderful for those of you who live in climates that do not often get cold enough for the children to experience ice in this way. …

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Age Appropriate Chores for Children

A Good House This is the roof of the house so good. (Make roof with hands) These are the walls that are made of wood. (Hands straight, palms parallel) These are the windows that let in the light. (Thumbs and forefingers form windows) This is the door that shuts so tight. (Hands straight by side) …

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Afterschooling in January

Are you a parent looking for some holistic after school activities for your children? Our Waldorf-Inspired January Afterschooling Program is just what you need to create a beautiful month together. Week One, January Sheep’s Wool, Warmth (New Years)~ Read Stories of Wool and Warmth~Bake a Twelfth Night Cake(for detailed ideas on celebrating Three Kings Daythis …

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Twelfth Night Cake Recipe for Epiphany

At the turning point of timeThe Spirit-light of the worldEntered the stream of earth existence.Darkness of nightHad ceased its reign;Day-radiant lightShone forth in human souls:LightThat gives warmthTo simple shepherds’ hearts;LightThat enlightensThe wise heads of kings. ~Rudolf Steiner ‘The Epiphany’ celebrated on January 6th also goes by other names such as Three Kings’ Day, Twelfth Day, …

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Little Jack Frost – Winter Circle Time Verse

Little Jack Frost went up the hill,  Watching the stars and the moon so still – Watching the stars and the moon so bright And laughing aloud with all his might. Little Jack Frost walked through the trees; “Ah,” sighed the flowers, “we freeze, we freeze!” “Ah,” sighed the grasses, “we die, we die!” Said …

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January Preschool/Kindergarten At-Home Program

January Preschool/Kindergarten At-Home Program Photographer: Heidi Fraser FOUR Weeks of Blessings, Verses, Nature Walks, Crafts, Book Recommendations, Teacher’s Classroom Work Ideas, Story Time Prop Ideas, Blackboard Drawing Ideas, Recipes, Children’s Meditations, Caregiver Meditations, Outdoor Suggestions, Stories, Fingerplays and More! Please note that our At-Home Kindergarten Guides are a Non-Academic Program Inspired by the Waldorf Philosophy …

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