• The Computer that Measured the Universe

    by  • 7 May 2021 • 0 Comments

    Discover the work of Henrietta Swan Leavitt in the feature article from Stargazers’ Almanac 2021 The year 2021 marks the centenary of the death of one of the lesser-known but very significant heroes of early twentieth-century astronomy, Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868–1921). As we gaze into the night sky, we can say with a degree...

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    Modelling with beeswax

    by  • 27 April 2021 • 0 Comments

    Encourage children to engage with the seasons with educational indoor and outdoor activities. This easy-to-implement modelling with beeswax project from Autumn and Winter Nature Activities for Waldorf Kindergartens is a great place to start. Beeswax is a precious material. It’s good for children to understand how the bees have laboured long and hard all...

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    Step inside Biodynamic Wine Growing: Understanding the Vine and Its Rhythms

    by  • 14 April 2021 • 0 Comments

    Biodynamic Wine Growing: Understanding the Vine and Its Rhythms edited by Jean-Michel Florin, co-leader of the Biodynamic Section at the Goetheanum in Switzerland, offers both practical advice for wine growers and an intriguing exploration of Goethean theory in relation to vines. This beautifully illustrated and informative book includes practical articles on all aspects of...

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    The importance of fairy tales

    by  • 24 February 2021 • 0 Comments

    Throughout literary history, one type of story has enjoyed continued popularity – the fairy tale. But why, over 200 years since they were alive, do the stories of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen remain a staple of our cultural heritage? The original fairy tales differ slightly from the ones we know today. Over the years these...

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    Steiner-Waldorf lockdown learning with Floris Books

    by  • 3 February 2021 • 0 Comments

    As many children gather around kitchen tables again at home rather than joining together in classrooms, we know that families are facing a challenging time. To help, we have gathered together a selection of our Steiner-Waldorf books to assist your at-home learning. From craft activities to encourage their creativity, to stories to spark their imagination...

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    Biodynamic Gardening For Beginners

    by  • 2 February 2021 • 0 Comments

    Any gardener who already works with biodynamics will tell you the difference it has made to their garden. From crispier lettuce to more intensely-flavoured onions, biodynamics is a great way to get your garden to produce tasty, nutrient-packed fruit and vegetables, plus more vibrant and plentiful flowers.  But what is biodynamic gardening? Our friends...

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    Step inside “An Illustrated Guide to Everyday Eurythmy”

    by  • 12 November 2020 • 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 • 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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