Easy Knitting for Kids : Knitted Cat Tutorial : Discovering Waldorf

Photo of a yarn cat knitted by a kid

There is something supremely satisfying for our children when they are able to make a tangible creation with their own two hands. It’s one of the things I love most about Waldorf education, this sense that kids can make whatever they want. I’ve seen the gift unfold often over the years. I have watched asIf you want to read more…click here

Discovering Waldorf :: On Handwork with Renate Hiller

Handwork in Waldorf Schools - Discovering Waldorf ~ www.theMagicOnions.com

The other day I was feeling anxious and stressed. My temper was short and I found myself snapping unnecessarily at my kids. It was raining and, although I knew I needed a good walk to shake the bad mood, I couldn’t face putting on my coat and braving the cold. So, instead, I nestled intoIf you want to read more…click here

Teaching Kids To Knit


Kitty has become quite the knitter. She loves to sit peacefully in a comfy spot and knit quietly. She has knitted herself a hat, a chicken, her dolls a blanket, her animals some scarfs. I find it magical to watch her in her own world while she works with her hands and the lovely wool.If you want to read more…click here