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.
This spring, we have had a lot of fun new products coming through our doors here at Bella Luna Toys, but I’m not sure that any has caused as much excitement around here as our new book Making Peg Dolls.
Its author, Margaret Bloom, had contacted me recently about carrying it. Since I’ve been interested in adding more doll-making crafts so that parents can make their own Waldorf toys, I didn’t hesitate to say yes, but I was unprepared for just how excited I would be once I got the book in my hands and was able to look between its covers.
My assistant Amy and I probably lost an hour of work time as we ooh-ed and ah-ed over Margaret’s adorable creations, and our hands started itching to get busy making families of these sweet little dolls!
Happy Spring, Friends!
Felted eggs aren’t just for Easter. A bowl full of colorful felted wool eggs also makes a beautiful centerpiece or decoration for the home. Wool eggs also make a great addition to a nature table, a child’s play kitchen, and are fun for market play.
Felted Easter Eggs Kit
Felted Chicks Kit
Are you an experienced felter? Have any tips to add? If you’ve never wet felted before, are you inspired to try?
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