• Steiner-Waldorf Education

    Frank Egholm’s Tips and Tricks for Whittling

    by  • 17 August 2018 • Crafts & Activities, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Easy Wood Carving for Children by Frank Egholm

    Whittling is a wonderful hobby that’s had a big revival over the past 10 years, and it is the perfect outdoor hobby for adventurous children! Frank Egholm’s new book – Easy Wood Carving for Children – is packed with ideas to get the creative energy flowing, with clear step-by-step instructions for over 50 projects. We asked...

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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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    Myth, Magic and Mathematics

    by  • 30 May 2018 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    String, Straight-edge and Shadow

    Using only three simple tools – String, Straight-edge and Shadow – humans revealed the basic principles and constructions of elementary geometry. In this fascinating extract, Julia E. Diggins imagines how Pythagoras might have taught his famous theorem: Listen to our baffling problem. Here is the Egyptian right triangle, the one used by the rope-stretchers,...

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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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    Fundraising with Books

    by  • 23 February 2018 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    We know that many schools rely on seasonal fayres to raise much-needed funds. Including a book stall is a simple and fun way to help with the fundraising process. At Floris Books, we like to think we know a thing or two about getting books to readers! Our top tips will help you make...

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    New Floris Books coming in 2018

    by  • 3 January 2018 • Anthroposophy, Child Health and Parenting, Children's Books, News, Parenting, Steiner-Waldorf Education, The Christian Community, The Christian Community • 0 Comments

    New Floris Books 2018 blog header

    At the beginning of each year, we like to take a moment to look at all the wonderful books we’re proud to be publishing in the coming months. So what new Floris books do we have coming in 2018? Board Books This Spring, our new board books celebrate nature and the changing seasons. In...

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    Michaelmas Crafts for the Classroom

    by  • 18 September 2017 • Crafts & Activities, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Get your classroom ready to celebrate Michaelmas with these easy Michaelmas crafts. Your class will love collecting brightly coloured leaves to create their own window artwork. Make a leaf window border for autumn, or celebrate Michaelmas with your own dragon design. Find more Michaelmas crafts in Crafts Through the Year. Autumn leaf decorations It...

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