It’s Festival Season!

Festival Season Is Upon Us! With Martinmas just under 2 weeks away, I thought I would do a “Festival Season” post.  It feels like there are constant celebrations from now until Three Kings Day (January 6). We actually started our festival season with Michaelmas, (on Sept. 29) with the coming … [Read more...]

Creating a warm & nourishing homeschool

What can compare to a loving hug? Or a snuggle on the couch with your child? When it comes to homeschooling, an aspect you may not have thought of before is warmth. And not just the "wearing a sweater" warmth (though that is important!) I mean the content, warm feeling that resonates inside us … [Read more...]

Seasonal Homeschooling Tips

Let Nature Lead You October 8, 2016 by Waldorf Connection Blog Fall greetings! This time of year in North America is a brilliance of color.  The crisp autumn breezes blow in a longing for coming together and celebrating family. Homeschooling in nature can be a teachers dream and a … [Read more...]

Help for Waldorf Homeschool Newbies

I clearly remember when I discovered Waldorf education. My girls were 3 1/2 and I had decided to homeschool. My search led me to this holistic, nature and arts based method. I was so excited! I knew this was exactly what I wanted for them and I jumped in fully. But, after I started looking more, … [Read more...]

Fall Festivals

It's shifting into the cozy, crisp time of year (in North America!) The brilliance of color and the cool autumn breezes blow in a longing for coming together and celebrating family. Homeschooling in nature can be a teachers dream and a child's playground. There is so much for the senses to … [Read more...]

summer rhythm- Waldorf Homeschooling

How I make Summer Rhythm Work by Donna Ashton I get asked a lot about summer rhythm and if it is different than the rest of the “school year”. In our home summer is definitely different, yet the bare-bones structure of our days is still intact. There are no official school lessons, but … [Read more...]

summerplanning

    Lesson Planning by Donna Ashton     Planning lessons can be daunting especially if you have a stack of books and curriculum on your desk that you are eyeing up everyday! No problem. Just break it up into doable chunks and do a bit each week to avoid “cramming” at … [Read more...]