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Homeschooling Kindergarten or Preschool this School Year

The Little Acorn Learning Kindergarten and Preschool Curriculum provides a creative, natural and explorative approach to learning. We believe that play is the true “work” of a child. Children are provided with plenty of opportunity for imaginative free play and creativity. Parents and teachers are provided with weekly themes, lessons, stories, short morning talk ideas, crafts, recipes, …

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The Secret to Working with Beeswax Modeling Material

Over the years, the girls and I have had a love/hate relationship with modeling beeswax. In Waldorf circles, the wax is an integral part of a child’s crafting and education. It is natural, safe and has such a soothing and beautiful smell. The color choices are endless and when left with their imagination – children …

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Summer Beeswax Suns & A Sun Story Song

Beeswax modeling material is one of my favorite mediums to use when working with children. The process of warming the beeswax in itself is a beautiful experience in patience and manifesting for the young child. There are so many beautiful ways to use it and endless possibilities on what can be made. I would often …

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Needle Felted Dragonfly Tutorial

This beautiful craft was created just for Little Acorn Learning by Wool Pets and is included in our June Kindergarten Curriculum We call it our Kindergarten program but truly there are so many wonderful things to use for all ages. That is why it is so perfect for mixed aged groups. You and older children …

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30 Free Spring Ideas and Activities for Caregivers of Children

Photo by Robin LaRoy, A Little Acorn Learning Mama 1. Take out old make-up or face paints and paint each other’s faces.2. Play a game of tic-tac-toe together.3. Color a picture of a butterfly.4. Have a dance party in your living room.5. Make a homemade drum out of empty containers.6. Go on a wildflower hunt …

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Granny Square Making and 4 Free Crochet Patterns

As many of you know, I just love to crochet. One of the most simple and beautiful things to make, in my opinion, are Granny Squares (or as my teen just called them Granny ‘Patches’ lol).  There are so many types of squares you can make from the very simple basic square to the more …

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