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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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Springtime Bird Cookies and a Short Morning Talk for Children

The bluebird has a coat of Blue, The robin wears a vest of Red;  The chickadee is speckled Brown, The crow is Black from tail to head. (Such a sweet little verse to help with teaching colors.) Today I’m sharing a very simple recipe you can do with the children to make Springtime Bird Cookies. …

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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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‘I Spy’ Homemade Ornament

I Spy Ornament Materials Needed: Plastic (not glass) clear ornament with top Beads Shredded paper Small items to look for (i.e. a dime, tiny lego, etc.) Glue  Sharpie Marker Tag This is very simple and fun.  Have the children hunt around the house for very tiny items to put inside their plastic ornament.  We had …

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