From the monthly archives: October 2011

Martinmas Lantern Walk

On October 21, 2011 By

We’ve been making balloon lanterns this week. Lantern making directions here.

We’ll gather with friends, new and old, hear a story about a small boy who makes a lantern to hold Father Sun’s spark and walk through the woods, share a meal and have a bonfire.

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Nature Felting

On October 15, 2011 By

Early Autumn is a great time for children and wet felting. It is still warm and delightful outside in most places.

Take a big tub of warm soapy water (I use ivory soap with kids) outside under the shade of a big tree.  Have a collection of little mini bake pans – hearts, stars, circles, [...]

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We continue our journey of the twelve senses recognized by Rudolf Steiner, focusing on the first four known as the Foundational Senses. Upon the strength or weakness of these four senses, the human being will meet the world with certainty or hesitation. To review, these Foundational Senses build three capacities in a child: Body Geography [...]

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Blog :: October Sponsors

On October 1, 2011 By

Hello October!

A warm welcome to our newest Sponsors here on The Wonder of Childhood and a welcome back to our old ones.

Balance in Childhood and Adolescence :: Practice of Connie Helms, Extra Lesson Teacher and more,  devoted to helping children and adults overcome [...]

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