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Waldorf Art Supplies Giveaway from Bella Luna Toys & Wee Folk Art!

Wee Folk Art

This week,  Bella Luna Toys is partnering with our dear friends Kimara and Michelle over at Wee Folk Art, one of my very favorite blogs for crafters and homeschoolers, to offer one lucky reader a very special giveaway of Waldorf art supplies.

Got a minute? Then head on over to Wee Folk Art, and leave a comment to be entered to win the following package of high quality art supplies!

Crayon Holder

Coloring With Block Crayons by Sieglinde de Francesca

This giveaway has a total value of $99.00!

You may enter twice—first by indicating your choice of style of Crayon Holder, and then again by visiting Bella Luna Toys and leaving a second comment at Wee Folk Art naming your favorite Waldorf toys from the website.

Comments will close on Sunday, March 13.

Good Luck!!!

If you are new to Wee Folk Art, let me know what you think!  Feel free to leave questions here (or tell me how much you love this giveaway!), but remember, you must leave your comment at Wee Folk Art to be entered to win.

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Waldorf Education in a Nutshell

Are all Waldorf teachers asked to describe Waldorf education “in a nutshell” as often as I am? I suspect so. One of my esteemed colleagues, Nancy Foster, a veteran teacher who taught at  Acorn Hill Waldorf Kindergarten in Silver Spring, MD even wrote a book entitled In a Nutshell, answering parents questions about Waldorf education.

Even though it’s a nearly impossible task, given the muti-faceted nature of Waldorf education and the almost-too-many-to-name  aspects that differentiate a Waldorf classroom from the educational mainstream, I did my best to give a “nutshell” picture of a Waldorf early childhood program recently for the wonderful crafting blog, Wee Folk Art. Here it is, reprinted in its entirety, with thanks to Kimara for asking such great questions that were a pleasure to answer!

Interview with Sarah Baldwin of Bella Luna Toys
By Kimara – Originally posted at Wee Folk Art on 14 February 2010

Sarah Baldwin, Waldorf teacher and owner of Bella Luna Toys

Kimara: In a nutshell, what distinguishes a Waldorf classroom from a more traditional educational environment?

Sarah: There are so many facets and layers to Waldorf education that it is nearly impossible to describe it in a neat, tidy package, even though I am frequently asked to do so! Since I am an early childhood teacher, I will highlight three of the key elements that distinguish a Waldorf early childhood classroom from that of a more mainstream preschool.

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