Childcare

Simple Butterfly Mobile

These little butterflies are so simple to  make and even little ones can help wrap the wool around. Supplies Needed:   Wool roving in various colors Light colored thread Two branches (ours were cut from our blooming forsythia in our yard) Tutorial:   To begin, lay colored roving out in strips. To make one butterfly, tie …

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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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How Childcare Changes the World…

I’ve been really enjoying my time running my little Waldorf Friends Class. I have been trying to organize the childcare space and make it welcoming and inviting for the children. I love being able to offer them a gentle place to play and grow, free from electronics, tv and video games.  I have some very …

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Nursery Days at Little Acorn Learning

I haven’t posted in a long time. The last few months have been very busy and have come with extra work, some personal challenges and I’ve needed to focus on home and myself. It’s my favorite season of the year and I haven’t had a good chance to slow down and really appreciate the beginning …

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Brand New August Book from Little Acorn Learning!

We’ve been working hard to complete our series and give you the missing August Five Day guide! This wonderful e-book is full of natural learning opportunities this summer! Complete your collection and grab it now! Four Weeks of Blessings, Verses, Nature Walks, Crafts, Recipes, Children’s Meditations, Caregiver Meditations, Outdoor Suggestions, Stories, Fingerplays and More! The …

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Learning Together in Nature

This little video says it all.. this is exactly why I love doing what I do so much.  It was taken the very last day of the Forest Preschool session and is such a beautiful memory for me to capture.   I love that the weather is warm and we can be outside so much again. …

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