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    Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens

    by  • 2 April 2019 • Crafts & Activities, Seasons, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Teach children how to engage with the seasons with the help of “Spring and Summer Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens.” This book is full of wonderful ideas and projects for kindergarten teachers including growing and cooking fresh herbs, caring for butterflies, using plant dyes, building bird boxes, creating a stimulating kindergarten garden, and working...

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    How Does My Fruit Grow? Five fantastic fruit facts

    by  • 5 March 2019 • Gerda Muller, How Does My Fruit Grow • 0 Comments

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    Gerda Muller’s detailed but beautiful garden illustrations are a masterclass in combining art and education. In How Does My Fruit Grow?, Muller delightfully depicts a variety of fruit plants and trees, and gives young gardener Sophie some useful lessons along the way. Sophie wasn’t the only one to learn something in these fact-filled pages. So,...

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    The House of Lost and Found

    by  • 5 November 2018 • Books, Picture Books • 0 Comments

    Niles lives all alone in a big old house filled with memories of the people who used to live there. One day, the boy from next door asks Niles to look after his plant. Reluctantly, Niles takes the pot of dirt. Can he remember how to care for something? This beautiful and uplifting story...

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    Self-healing: Can we think ourselves better?

    by  • 24 October 2018 • Anthroposophy, Holistic Health, Unlocking Your Self-Healing Potential

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    We all know that a grazed knee or a broken bone can mend. Our cells are constantly regenerating to keep us healthy. Our bodies have an amazing capacity for self-healing. So, what if we could harness this power and think ourselves better? In this abridged extract from Unlocking Your Self-Healing Potential, anthroposophical therapist Josef...

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    Connecting with the Twelve Holy Nights

    by  • 24 October 2018 • Anthroposophy, Christmas, Extract, The Christian Community, Twelve Holy Nights • 0 Comments

    The period between Christmas and Epiphany – know as the Twelve Holy Nights – is an important time of year. It provides a time for reflection and reconnection with our spiritual selves. This abridged extract from The Twelve Holy Nights, shows how we can make the most of this experience. Inspired by Norwegian folklore,...

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    What is ritual?

    by  • 26 July 2018 • Bastiaan Baan, Philosophy of Human Life, Religion, Sources of Religious Worship • 0 Comments

    Different forms of religious worship and ritual are present throughout the development of human beings, from early stone-age ritual, nature religion and ancestor worship, to faiths from which Christianity and the Eucharist emerge. In his latest book Bastiaan Baan explores the origins and metamorphosis of human religion, examining its significance for human life on...

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    Sara Parrilli, illustrator of Through the Rainbow

    by  • 9 July 2018 • Lou Harvey-Zahra, Sara Parrilli, Steiner-Waldorf Education, Through the Rainbow • 0 Comments

    Art is a core part of the Steiner-Waldorf curriculum, helping children to develop emotionally, physically, socially and spiritually. Few know this better than Waldorf art teachers like Sara Parrilli. As well as being a teacher, Sara Parrilli is the illustrator of Through The Rainbow: A Waldorf Birthday Story for Children, as retold by Lou...

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    The Legend of Parzival: The Epic Story of his Quest for the Grail

    by  • 24 May 2018 • Books, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

      In Steiner-Waldorf education, Parzival’s quest for the Grail can be seen as a metaphor for the difficult journey through life, which speaks strongly to adolescents and its study is at the heart of the Class 11 curriculum. As a hugely experienced Steiner-Waldorf teacher, Robin Cook’s engaging retelling, The Legend of Parzival, will provide valuable...

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