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    Get outside for Garden Month

    by  • 13 April 2016 • Child Health and Parenting, Children's Books, Crafts & Activities, Picture Books, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Gerda Muller illustration - A Year In Our New Garden

    Spring has arrived, and the weather is (we hope) beginning to improve — time to dig out your wellies and dust off your trowels! April is Garden Month so why not share the joy and rewards of gardening with your children and students by encouraging them the head outdoors and get their hands dirty!...

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    What is Eurythmy?

    by  • 14 April 2015 • Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Floris Books have published several books on Eurythmy, but if you’re not as familiar with the term as we are you might be asking yourself the question: ‘what is eurythmy?’ Eurythmy is a form of art movement initiated by Rudolph Steiner. It’s almost like a dance, and the aim is to make speech and...

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    Make the most of rainy days with a Paper Folding craft!

    by  • 6 February 2015 • Crafts & Activities, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Winter might mean rainy days, but that needn’t mean afternoons of boredom. Here to help is our brand new craft book, Paper Folding with Children. With easy-to-follow tutorials and lots of colour photographs, it’s full to the brim with bright, fun origami projects for children. So make the most of that rainy day and...

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    Why should you read wordless picture books?

    by  • 10 February 2014 • Children's Books, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 0 Comments

    Rain or Shine cover

    Sharing stories with young children is widely acknowledged to be key in their development of literacy and communication skills. But many parents overlook the benefits of picture books without words. In this type of book, the story emerges through exploring the illustrations, rather than the words on the page. This leaves the child free...

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    How to make Swedish Snowflake Christmas baubles

    by  • 18 November 2013 • Christmas, Crafts & Activities, Steiner-Waldorf Education • 1 Comment

    Looking for a little Christmas inspiration? Here at Floris we’ve obsessed with all things Scandinavian at this time of year – decorations, gifts and festive stories – so we’d like to share one of our favourite Christmas crafts from our new book A Swedish Christmas. These beautiful Swedish snowflake ornaments, which are made out...

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