Spring

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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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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Easter Playsilk Basket Giveaway from Sarah’s Silks

A warm March welcome to Little Acorn Learning’s newest Sponsor, Sarah’s Silks! I can’t begin to tell you how special Sarah’s Silks have been to my family and business all of these years. It still amazes me how something so very simple can bring so much joy to a child like these beautiful playsilks do. …

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Great Outdoor Challenge – Afterschool Gardening

For all of my Waldorf Afterschooling friends. When my girls were little, I also did my best to supplement their afterschool experience while using traditional schools. Here is a post I am resharing from 8 years ago (wow!) to inspire you to do the same: One of the things I try very hard to do …

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Happy Earth Day! Take 50% OFF at Little Acorn Learning!

Happy Earth Day! To celebrate, enjoy the Little Acorn Learning Late Spring Festivals E-Book at HALF PRICE through Friday, April 24th! A Colorful Late Spring Festivals E-Book (over 130 pages big)  packed full of Waldorf songs, stories, verses, crafting tutorials and much more to help you celebrate Passover, Earth Day, Mother’s Day and May Day with your children! EARTH DAY SALE! …

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Day Three of Clean Eating and a Snowy Spring Giveaway!

Ok I’m on Day 3 of “clean eating” and I feel like I’ve eaten too much. Nothing I ate was processed which is great and no sugar at all but I did have potatoes tonight (my favorite – red potatoes with olive oil). They are clean but not low-carb. I actually think I’ve gained about …

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