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Autumn Equinox

Today is Michaelmas

Do you know what Michaelmas is?  If you are not familiar with Waldorf Education, this mysterious Fall Festival may not be something you are familiar with.  From the Little Acorn Learning Autumn Equinox and Michaelmas Festival E-Book:“The significance of the Michaelmas festival in Waldorf schools is seen in the story of a simple boy, who …

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Battling Dragons

Today is Michaelmas.  If you are unsure what this festival is all about, click here.  When I became interested in Waldorf Education, one of the things I loved most was the emphasis placed on seasonal festivals and celebrations.  Being raised Catholic, I was taught to pray to many Saints and St. Michael the Archangel has …

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Michael’s Sword Napkin Holders for Michaelmas

Do you know what Michaelmas is?  If you are not familiar with Waldorf Education, this mysterious Fall Festival may not be something you are familiar with.  From our Autumn Equinox and Michaelmas Festival E-Book:“The significance of the Michaelmas festival in Waldorf schools is seen in the story of a simple boy, who acts out of …

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Autumn Equinox Coloring Page and Planning Sheet

Here is a special little freebie to help you celebrate the Autumn Equinox with your children!  Thank you to Ancient Amber, author of many sweet little books that you can Check Out Here for this special gift to our Little Acorn Families.  Enjoy these by right clicking the images and saving ‘as’ to your computer.  We …

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Changing with the Season

My favorite season is approaching and the weather in Connecticut has shifted to cool temperatures this past week and I love it.  The girls are back to school and I am working hard to create some sort of a rhythm in my work and home life.  I always find that this time of year is …

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Breathing In Autumn

“At no other time (than autumn) does the earth let itself be inhaled in one smell, the ripe earth; in a smell that is in no way inferior to the smell of the sea, bitter where it borders on taste, and more honeysweet where you feel it touching the first sounds. Containing depth within itself, …

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Autumn Leaf Photo Contest

Each month I host a photo contest over on the Little Acorn Learning Facebook Page with a special theme that correlates to the season we are enjoying.  For October, I chose ‘Autumn Leaves’ this year and I am so pleased that I did.  The submissions have been nothing less than breathtaking and we’ve had great …

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Autumn Equinox Birthday Celebration

Today as we welcomed the first day of Autumn, my family and I celebrated Brianna’s 6th birthday with her friends from school at a local farm.   The party began with the instructor talking to the children about the various animals on the farm and explaining all of the ins and outs of the farm …

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