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    Celebrating an 80th Birthday during a pandemic; Camphill style

    by  • 13 November 2020 • Camphill, Camphill Community • 0 Comments

    In 2019, Camphill School Aberdeen started to plan for their 80th birthday celebration on 1st June 2020. They were big plans:  They would have a grand fayre, an open day welcoming many people to Camphill, showcasing and selling products made by the children and young people;  They would have an exhibition which told the story of...

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    Step inside “An Illustrated Guide to Everyday Eurythmy”

    by  • 12 November 2020 • Holistic Health • 0 Comments

    In today’s blog post we’re answering your questions on the subject of eurythmy and offering you a sneak peek inside our richly illustrated step-by-step guide – An Illustrated Guide to Everyday Eurythmy: Discover Balance and Self-Healing through Movement by Barbara Tapfer and Annette Weisskircher. What is Eurythmy? Eurythmy is an active therapy that draws on the...

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    Elsa Beskow Calendar 2021

    by  • 28 October 2020 • 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 learn about her life, work and legacy. Every year we publish the Elsa Beskow Calendar. This...

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    Exploring ‘Why Children Need Boundaries’ by Loïs Eijgenraam

    by  • 14 October 2020 • Child Health and Parenting, Extract • 0 Comments

    Why Children Need Boundaries: How Clear Rules and Healthy Habits will Help your Children Thrive by Loïs Eijgenraam offers practical advice on appropriate boundaries and healthy habits for children of all ages – from babies to young adults. In this extract from the chapter, “Twelve Golden Rules” Loïs shares advice for parents on the...

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    Inside ‘Biodynamic Beekeeping’ by Matthias Thun

    by  • 18 September 2020 • Biodynamics, Extract • 0 Comments

    Modern beekeeping, influenced by new technologies and breeding methods, has increased honey production but left bee colonies weak and vulnerable to disease. With the alarming decline of the bee population raising concerns about an impending ecological crisis, many beekeepers are seeking a more sustainable way of caring for bees.  Biodynamic Beekeeping: A Sustainable Way...

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    Astrid & Marit

    by  • 8 September 2020 • Authors, Children's Books, Picture Books • 0 Comments

    Astrid Lindgren (1907–2002) was a multi-award-winning Swedish author and creator of many bestselling books, including Pippi Longstocking. Her books have been translated into over a hundred languages and are still adored all over the world. Marit Törnqvist was born in Uppsala, Sweden, in 1964. She has won a Golden Plaque, one of the most prestigious children’s...

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    Learn how to make pompoms!

    by  • 5 August 2020 • Crafts & Activities • 0 Comments

    Getting creative with crafts is a great way to keep children entertained over the summer holidays. Creative Wool: Making Woollen Crafts with Children by Karin Neuschütz teaches you how to make a range of handicrafts together including toys, friendship bracelets and braids, balls, pompoms, dolls, dolls’ clothes and animals.  Here, we share step-by-step instructions...

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