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Before learning to knit, I treat the children to a story. The story sets the stage for their knitting skills, puts them in a listening place, and allows for a “sleeping.” In other words, they take in information from the story, let it rest for a day or two, and then we proceed with knitting.

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Obtain  1/4 inch dowels from the hardware store.

 

Cut them to be ten inches long.

Sharpen [...]

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Waldorf education is about teaching out of universal, human principles, whatever the subject and an orderly Education of Head, Heart and Hands is central to these principles.

However, handwork and crafts are to have a specific task within the context of the curriculum, namely to awaken creative powers which would find fruitful and useful application in as [...]

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