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Filana Organic Beeswax Crayons
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Filana Organic Beeswax Crayons Giveaway

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Thank you to all who participated. We were overwhelmed by the enthusiasm for these new natural crayons!

As a result of the large number of entries received, we chose THREE winners!

Congratulations to Theresa Hanley, Lisandra, and Sallie Champine Walker who each won two sets of Filana Organic Beeswax Crayons.

Winners, please contact us within three days to claim your prize.

All Moon Child readers are invited to SAVE 10% off all Filana Crayons through January 31, 2015 with coupon code: FILANA10.

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Filana Organic Beeswax Crayons vs.
 Stockmar Crayons: A Comparison

Have you heard about new Filana Organic Beeswax Crayons? I am so excited to introduce them at the beginning of this new year at Bella Luna Toys!

Click on the video link above to learn more about Filana Crayons, how they are different from the Stockmar Wax Crayons that we also carry, and see a comparison of the color quality.

TRANSCRIPT:

Stockmar is a German company, that originally produced beeswax candles. More than 50 years ago, they began producing crayons containing beeswax for use in Waldorf schools. Stockmar crayons have been used widely in Waldorf schools around the world since then, and have become known for their rich pigments and quality of color, and for the warmth and scent that the beeswax lends.

What I and many other Waldorf educators were not aware of until recently, is that Stockmar crayons are made from a base of paraffin and contain only 10% beeswax.

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Children's Pentatonic Harp/Lyre
Art, Music

Sarah Answers Your Questions:
 Pentatonic Harp, Crayons, and Watercolor Painting

Happy Autumn!

Things have been humming at Bella Luna Toys this back-to-school season, leaving me with little time to record new videos for you. But not to worry, more will be coming soon!

Every week I get questions from readers and viewers, so rather than answer each one privately, I’ll share them here because I’m sure many of you have the same questions.

Francesca Asks:

This week I heard from Francesca who wrote:

I recently bought the 7 string song of the sea lyre from you. So now I was wondering if you could recommend me a book to learn to play it! This perhaps sounds silly but would love to learn to use it in order to play it for my daughter and in turn teach her!

I was also wondering if you would recommend beeswax block or stick crayons for a two year old? Some say block some say stick so a little unsure. Also when is it recommended to start watercolour painting?

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