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    Elsa Beskow Calendar 2020

    by  • 3 December 2019 • Elsa Beskow • 0 Comments

    Elsa Beskow (1874-1953) is the most popular children’s illustrator in Sweden, where her picture books have been known and loved for over a century. She is often called the ‘Beatrix Potter’ of Scandinavia. Over on our Elsa Beskow author page you can find out about her life, work and legacy. Every year we publish...

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    Biodynamic Gardening Calendar App: Planting with Moon Rhythms

    by  • 14 November 2019 • Biodynamics, Gardening • 0 Comments

    Do you want to grow plentiful, better quality fruit, vegetables and flowers? Our new app, the Biodynamic Gardening Calendar: Planting with Moon Rhythms (App Store and Google Play) is here to help. Whether you’re growing in a garden or on an allotment, small-holding or farm, and looking to adopt an environmentally-friendly and sustainable approach,...

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    Global Hive: What The Bee Crisis Teaches Us About Building a Sustainable World

    by  • 2 July 2019 • Extract, Philosophy of the Natural World • 0 Comments

    In Global Hive Horst Kornberger explores the lack of joined-up thinking in our society through the lens of the bee crisis, and encourages us to think about how, through our own choices, we can build a more sustainable world. Here, we share an extract from the book in which Kornberger begins his rallying cry...

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    The Wisdom of Waldorf: 100 Reflections on Waldorf Education to Enrich and Inspire

    by  • 1 July 2019 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    2019 is being celebrated by the worldwide Steiner-Waldorf community as the centenary of the founding of the original Waldorf school in Stuttgart in September 1919. Now with around 1,100 schools and over 2,000 kindergartens around the globe, Waldorf education has become the largest free school movement in the world. At Floris Books we are...

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    Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference, 15th to 19th April 2019

    by  • 22 May 2019 • Anthroposophy, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    The Goetheanum (the world centre for the anthroposophical movement) Find out more about anthroposophy here. Our Community Marketing Manager, Elaine Reid, tells us about her trip to the Goetheanum in Dornach, Switzerland for the International Association for Steiner Waldorf Early Childhood Education (IASWECE) Waldorf 100 World Early Childhood Conference (15 – 19 April 2019)....

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    Fun with Maths Puzzles, Games and More: A Resource Book for Steiner-Waldorf Teachers

    by  • 21 May 2019 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Fun with Maths Puzzles, Games and More is an inspirational and easy-to-use resource book for teachers who want to add interest and engagement to maths lessons. Part of the acclaimed Making Maths Meaningful series, this book is a useful resource for Steiner-Waldorf teachers of classes 4 – 12. Here, we share some of the...

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    Europe’s First Biodynamic Botanic Garden Opens at Emerson College – May 11th 2019

    by  • 3 May 2019 • Biodynamics, Gardening • 0 Comments

    On Saturday 11th May our friends at Emerson College, Forest Row, UK will be opening Europe’s first Biodynamic Botanic Garden! Here, their Communications Manager, Ellie Kidson, tells us about the programme for the day and the purpose of the garden. DYNAMIC CONNECTIONS:  The Biodynamic Botanic Garden at Emerson College is called into bloom On...

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    Growing Children, Thriving Children: Raising 7 to 12 Year Olds With Confidence and Awareness

    by  • 30 April 2019 • Lou Harvey-Zahra, Parenting • 0 Comments

    Children face big changes between the ages of seven and twelve. We spoke to experienced teacher and parenting coach Lou Harvey-Zahra, whose new book Growing Children, Thriving Children addresses the challenges of supporting children through their middle years. What are the key changes facing children during their lower school years? There are key physical,...

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