Discovering Waldorf :: Learning through Play - The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf :: Learning through Play

It’s no secret that kids LOVE to play in the mud. Add a muffin tin, an old zinc bowl and a mixing spoon and you have an hour of fun. But, don’t think that play is just play… no, it’s so much more. It’s measuring out enough water to make the best mud consistency. It’s fine motor skills as mud is poured carefully into cupcake tins. It’s remembering that one acorn goes into this mixture and two pine cones go into that one. And, it’s fresh air, sun, freedom.

These gorgeous photos from Small Things show just how much fun open ended learning can be…

Please visit the Waldorf Tab in the navigation bar for lots of articles on Waldorf education.

Blessings and magic,



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Donni Webber is the mom behind the popular natural living Waldorf website and blog, The Magic Onions - where the magic of nature and the wonder of childhood collide to make each moment a precious gift. She is a photographer, writer, crafter, wife and mother of two inspiring young children. Her work has been featured in many popular publications, including HGTV, Better Homes and Gardens, Disney and Apartment Therapy.

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