• Obituary: Matthias Thun (1948 – 2020) by Titia Thun

    by  • 9 September 2020 • 4 Comments

    On 22nd June 2020 our dear father, Matthias Kaspar Thun, passed away quite unexpectedly. Aged 72, Matthias was still full of life. He enjoyed watching my brother, Friedrich, take over the family farm, here in Dexbach, and offered him unending support. In his last year, Matthias found pleasure in welcoming new animals on the...

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    Astrid & Marit

    by  • 8 September 2020 • 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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    Inside ‘The Act of Consecration of Man’

    by  • 17 August 2020 • 0 Comments

    The Act of Consecration of Man is the communion service of The Christian Community. In this fascinating book, The Act of Consecration of Man, Tom Ravetz, the Lenker of The Christian Community in Great Britain and Ireland, weaves together contemplations inspired by Rudolf Steiner with insightful commentary on the meaning and purpose of the...

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    Learn how to make pompoms!

    by  • 5 August 2020 • 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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    Learn how to knit a little lamb!

    by  • 21 July 2020 • 0 Comments

    Spin a Scarf of Sunshine by Dawn Casey and illustrated by Stila Lim encourages young children to engage with the wool life cycle and understand the basics of traditional crafts of natural spinning, dyeing, knitting and gardening.  Here, Dawn shares with us step-by-step instructions for knitting a lamb of your own! A pattern for...

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    Uncovering the Secrets of Time and Number

    by  • 17 July 2020 • 0 Comments

    Rhythm and number underpin our lives, from the days of the week and the times of the day to the number of letters in the alphabet. But do we ever stop to consider the deeper meaning behind these every day realities?  A new combined edition of Wolfgang Held’s books’ Rhythms of the Week and...

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    Perfect Summer Picnic Snacks!

    by  • 25 June 2020 • 0 Comments

    With long, sunny (we hope!) days ahead, what better way to celebrate the arrival of summer than with a healthy, colourful summer picnic? Picnics are a great way to get children excited about food. It’s easy to let children help with the food preparation, especially since much of it can be done outdoors! We’ve...

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