two-surprise tuesday

Our newest tradition: Two-Surprise Tuesday! Both surprises welcomed Mia when she awoke this morning. I love the idea of starting the day with wet-on-wet watercolor painting, as is done in Waldorf classrooms.  This is something I would love to do every day, but with the hoopla of getting everyone dressed and fed in the morning... Continue Reading →


Bookmaking is a simple way to encourage free expression in children.  It is open and loose; there are no rules or patterns to follow, and it provides endless opportunities for developing creativity.  A variety of materials can be used--materials that most households already have on hand. The end result is an intimate, little object that... Continue Reading →

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