Beeswax modeling is practiced in Waldorf education from preschool up through the grades, and has become an increasingly popular artistic activity at home among Waldorf families and homeschoolers, and has even gained widespread appeal in classrooms and homes beyond the Waldorf community.
After receiving multiple phone calls at Bella Luna Toys from customers complaining that the beeswax is “too hard” and was unusable, I realized that a video tutorial was in order!
The trick with using modeling beeswax is that it needs to be warmed up first to soften it.
After a long summer break, I’m back with another “Sunday With Sarah” for you. I’ve missed you!
This week, I invited my friend Liza Gardner Walsh, author of The Fairy House Handbook to join me to talk about the history of fairy houses in Maine, and I invited a couple of young friends along to demonstrate.
Building fairy houses is a wonderful outdoor activity that will deepen your child’s connection to nature and engage his or her imagination.
10 Ideas for a Natural, Organic Child’s Easter Basket
Happy Spring, Friends!
Since Easter is only a few weeks away, this week I share some ideas on creating an all-natural Easter basket for children filled with eco-friendly, reusable treasures that will continue to be enjoyed year-round.
Click above to view this week’s video and discover many alternatives to a basket filled with sweets and candy.
All products mentioned in this video can be found at Bella Luna Toys under the category Seasonal Toys.
Here are the specific products mentioned in the video:
- Swing Bolga Basket
- Grow-Your-Own Easter Grass Kit
- Play Silks
- eco-eggs® Natural Egg Dying Kit
- Kid’s Ukrainian Easter Eggs Kit
- Felted Spring Eggs Kit
- Felted Chicks Kit
- Ostheimer Wooden Toy Figures
- Beeswax Candles
- Rabbit and Bird in Tree Wooden Puzzle
Have other ideas for special Easter basket additions? Please share them here!