Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

Waldorf Homeschooling

Martinmas and Thanksgiving – A New E-Book from Little Acorn Learning!

Celebrate the Beautiful Late Autumn Festivals of  Martinmas and Thanksgiving with Your Children! 149 PAGES of Verses, Fingerplays, Poems, Song, Crafts, Meditations, Book Recommendations,Circle Times, Recipes and Much More to Guide You in Celebrating the Martinmas and Thanksgiving Festivalsin Your Home or School! ONLY $24.99 Authors:~ Eileen Straiton, Little Acorn Learning ~ Sara Wilson, Love in the SuburbsTable of Contents*Beautiful Book Recommendations*St. Martin and …

Martinmas and Thanksgiving – A New E-Book from Little Acorn Learning! Read More »

Nature as the Classroom

It’s back-to-school time and at Little Acorn Learning, we like to see our community teaching their children outdoors! Show us photos of your children learning in nature to inspire others to move their classrooms outside this year!  Here’s the info: This Month’s  Facebook Photo Contest theme is… *Nature as the Classroom*      It’s time for the August …

Nature as the Classroom Read More »

All in a day’s work … literally.

We finally did it!  We gathered enough sap from the four maples we tapped in our backyard to boil it into syrup.  This was a perfect activity for the first day of spring to share with the girls!   As you can see from the first photo above, we had a decent amount of sap. …

All in a day’s work … literally. Read More »

The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook Giveaway!!!

How lucky I was to be asked to review this wonderful new book written by Donna Ashton and published by Audrey Press.  If you are already Waldorf Homeschooling or have ever considered it, this is a wonderful place to start for your planning and initial understanding of the method.  Homeschooling can be complicated and frustrating, …

The Waldorf Homeschool Handbook Giveaway!!! Read More »

Native American Field Trip and Martinmas Lanterns

Today was a good, full day.  The girls are usually off from school on Election Day but our town has recently changed that and the schools were open this year.  When I heard a local homeschool group was going to do the Native American Program at New Pond Farm this day, I decided it would …

Native American Field Trip and Martinmas Lanterns Read More »

The Truth About Public School Verses Waldorf Education

As I sit to write this post, I am flooded with many memories of the hours upon hours that I spent researching, brainstorming and obsessing about my daughters’ education.  If you asked me back then if I could ever see myself content and happy with my girls attending public school, I would have said no. …

The Truth About Public School Verses Waldorf Education Read More »

Make a Discovery Ant House

Summer is right around the corner and Rhythm of the Home has just released their beautiful Summer Edition to inspire us!  We are so proud to have our Discovery Ant House featured this season.   Our children absolutely LOVED this activity and learned so much from the experience.  We hope you enjoy it too and …

Make a Discovery Ant House Read More »

Snapping Turtle Laying Eggs at Little Acorn Learning

This morning I woke up and had a cup of coffee. I thought about what to blog. Maybe I’ll update you all on the Roselette Top progress or more about my recent career decisions. Eh. Sometimes the universe gives me a little helping hand with my writer’s block. This beautiful Mother Turtle came across the …

Snapping Turtle Laying Eggs at Little Acorn Learning Read More »

Painting with Wildflowers

The girls and I discovered an amazingly fun new way to create with nature today.  On one of your nature walks collect the tops of flowers that you come across (dandelions work great!).  On white paper, use the flower tops to “paint” pictures and see your child’s face light up when the color of the …

Painting with Wildflowers Read More »

Scroll to Top