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How to Build a Waldor Communtiy from Discovering Waldorf Education on The Magic Onions Blog

How to Build Your Waldorf Community :: Discovering Waldorf

How to Build Your Waldorf Community -   by Meredith Floyd-Preston “Finish up your snack. It’s time to go wait for Daddy.” It was 4:00 on a November Wednesday and I was preparing ...
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8 Steps to a Waldorf-Inspired Home

Over the years, so many of you have got in touch to ask for help in creating a Waldorf-inspired home. You have asked wonderfully thought-provoking questions that have made me think and ...
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7 meaningful virtues to teach through SONG - a Discovering Waldorf Article from The Magic Onions

7 Virtues to Teach Through Song : Discovering Waldorf Education

Singing With Children - 7 Virtues To Teach Through Song by Jodie Mesler I've narrowed down 7 meaningful virtues that you can teach your children through song and music. At the end ...
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Favorite Waldorf Morning Verses for The Grades :: The Magic Onions Blog

Favorite Waldorf Morning Verses for The Grades

It is customary to say a morning verse at the start of each day in Waldorf schools, in kindergarten and in the grades. One of the reasons why Waldorf education is so ...
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Favorite Waldorf Morning Circle Verses for Kindergarten on The Magic Onions Blog

Favorite Waldorf Morning Circle Verses for Kindergarten

The beauty of Waldorf education is that it meets the child where he is developmentally. The synergy of Waldorf teaching methods and child development is discussed wonderfully in an article by Dr ...
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5 Favorite Waldorf Mealtime Blessing Verses

Blessing our food with a favorite Waldorf mealtime blessing verse before we eat it is cherished everyday tradition that is meaningful in so many ways. And not just for children. Blessing our ...
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FREE Pattern for a WALDORF POCKET DOLL. Follow this step-by-step DIY Tutorial to make your child a delightful WALDORF DOLL.

Making A Waldorf Pocket Doll :: FREE Pattern DIY Tutorial :: Discovering Waldorf Education

It's so exciting to find a budding new Waldorf Blog. Cathy, from the beautiful new blog Faith & String and shop Brambles & Blossoms is sharing her tutorial on how to make ...
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Little House On The Prairie :: Discovering Waldorf Educations :: www.theMagicOnions.com

Little House on the Prairie :: Best Waldorf Books :: Discovering Waldorf Education

Ask Waldorf inspired families what their favorite books are and most will respond with a resounding, the Little House on the Prairie series, by Laura Ingalls Wilder. Kitty and I started with ...
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DIY Perpetual Waldorf Calendar :: Discovering Waldorf Education :: www.theMagicOnions.com

A Perpetual Waldorf Calendar :: Discovering Waldorf Education

We have the most beautiful perpetual circular Waldorf calendar hanging on our wall. It's drawn by Phoebe Wahl and depicts a delightful gnome family going about their seasonal days. My children consult ...
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Parenting through the Nine Year Change :: Discovering Waldorf Education :: www.theMagicOnions.com

The Nine Year Change :: Discovering Waldorf Education

As my littlest approaches nine, wonderful and great changes are starting to show. He is moving out of dreamy early childhood and into a more conscious state, where he is starting to ...
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Discovering Waldorf Education :: Creating a Waldorf Inspired Home

I have exciting news today... I'm happy to announce that I am bringing back the Discovering Waldorf Education series. So many of you have requested its return as it gave us all ...
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Six-Year Change :: Discovering Waldorf :: www.theMagicOnions.com

The Six-Year Transformation :: Discovering Waldorf

The Six-Year Transformation By Michelle Brightwater The six-year transformation or change is an amazing and tumultuous time in the life of your youngling (and for you!). This time is referred to as ...
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Overcoming Fear :: Discovering Waldorf

Overcoming Fear and the Perception of Judgment within the Waldorf Community This past year, after discovering Waldorf during Fall 2010, I finally visited my first Waldorf school. Everything up to that point ...
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Cultivating a Waldorf Home - Discovering Waldorf - www.theMagicOnions.com

Cultivating a Waldorf Home :: Discovering Waldorf

Cultivating a Waldorf Home by Nicole Justice-Kleeman  "Children were most relaxed and played best if the space was fairly simple but pleasing to the senses. It should be calming and lovely, but ...
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Waldorf Craft Supplies

Natural Art Supplies :: Discovering Waldorf

Wonderful Joey is back to discuss the beauty of crafting with natural craft supplies. Discovering Waldorf:  The beauty of natural art supplies by:  Joey van Oort I have to say the best ...
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One Family’s Waldorf Experiences :: Discovering Waldorf

I love it when a reader shares her own family's Waldorf experiences with us. It's refreshing and motivating to see how others incorporate Waldorf ideas into their homes. Today, Sara shares her ...
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The Magic Of Beautiful Books :: Discovering Waldorf

Discovering Waldorf The Magic Of Waldorf Storybooks by:  Joey van Oort We do not have a Waldorf School close by to enroll our children, however, we have chosen to live a Waldorf ...
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The Dragonfly Story : helping kids to understand death on Discovering Waldorf on The Magic Onions Blog

The Dragonfly Story : Helping Kids Understand Death

We are very sad. On Saturday, a gentle giant in our small community passed away. It was sudden and unexpected. He leaves behind his beautiful wife and three young children. We held ...
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Discovering Waldorf :: Waldorf Homeschool Tips

Welcome to our Discovering Waldorf Series, where everyday families share their Waldorf thoughts and experiences. Sheila is a Waldorf homeschooling mom of two boys, Grade 1 and Grade 5. She shares her ...
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Autumn Nature Display on Discovering Waldorf Education on The Magic Onions Blog

Discovering Waldorf :: The Waldorf Lifestyle

Welcome to Discovering Waldorf, where everyday families share their Waldorf thoughts and experiences. Today, Joey is here to talk about how she brings Waldorf into her family's life. :: Discovering Waldorf::  Living ...
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The Gift Of Unscheduled Time : The Maigc Onions.com

The Gift of Unscheduled Time

It is amazing what happens when we allow our children regular, free and unscheduled time... time to 'just be'. We live in an over-scheduled era and we have a tendency to over-schedule ...
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Handwork in Waldorf Schools - Discovering Waldorf ~ www.theMagicOnions.com

Discovering Waldorf :: On Handwork with Renate Hiller

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 ...
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Discovering Waldorf :: Dolls in Early Childhood

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Waldorf Discipline - Discovering Waldorf - www.theMagicOnions.com

Discovering Waldorf :: Discipline in a Waldorf School

To paraphrase Maple Village School'sAdministrator, Christina Sbarra, parents who have chosen to send their children to Waldorf schools have chosen a unique education, an education with great depth, wisdom, and richness.   By ...
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Understanding Rhythm on Discovering Waldorf Education with The Magic Onions Blog

Discovering Waldorf :: Rhythm

Today, Donna Ashton is here to revisit the importance of rhythm in our days. ::: Why is Rhythm so Important?  by Donna Ashton of The Waldorf Connection Rhythm, rhythm, rhythm. You see ...
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Discovering Waldorf :: The Daily Rhythm in a Waldorf School

My family has been blessed in so many ways. I am constantly thankful for all we have... our lives are rich and deep and full in the most wonderfully simple way.  A ...
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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 ...
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Role of Media in Waldorf Education - Discovering Waldorf - www.theMagicOnions.com

The Role of Media in Our Home.

Some of you have asked questions about the role media plays in our home. Do we watch television, do we watch movies, do we play video games?I feel this is a very ...
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What is Waldorf Education - Discovering Waldorf - www.theMagicOnions.com

Discovering Waldorf :: What is a Waldorf School?

Please visit the Maple Village School's blog to watch a super video profile on Waldorf education, featuring students from early childhood through high school, as well as teachers, parents, prospective parents, and ...
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Discovering the Wonder in Waldorf Education with The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Waldorf and Wonder’

 What a treat for us... we have Meredith from A Waldorf Journey here today with an incredibly inspiring article for us.  : : : Waldorf and Wonder   by Meredith Floyd-Preston So ...
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The Magic Of Playsilks on Discovering Waldorf with The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf – ‘The Magic Of Play Silks’

Welcome back to Discovering Waldorf, Jennifer. So glad to have you back and talking about one of our favorite playthings... silks. For those of you who don't know Jennifer, she is one ...
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A comparison between WALDORF and MONTESSORI Philosophies on Discovering Waldorf Education with The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf – ‘A Comparison: Waldorf and Montessori’

I am often asked about the differences between Waldorf education and Montessori education. Many mistakenly think of them as having the same basic philosophies. While they have a few similarities, the two ...
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Reading Readiness in a Waldorf School. Why is it Grade 2? On Discovering Waldorf with The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Waldorf and Reading’

Discovering Waldorf is a weekly series of articles written by 'everyday' Waldorf families. The contributors to this series share their 'real-life' insights and inspirations on all kinds of Waldorf topics. This series ...
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Learning to read the WALDORF way with The Magic Onions

Discovering Waldorf – Learning To Read The Waldorf Way

Discovering Waldorf is a weekly series of articles written by 'everyday' Waldorf families. The contributors to this series share their 'real-life' insights and inspirations on all kinds of Waldorf topics. This series ...
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Discovering Waldorf – ‘The Morning Rhythm’

Nicole, from Frontier Dreams, was kind enough to share her families daily rhythm with us a while back. Today, she is back to revisit their morning rhythm... Welcome, Nicole. : : : ...
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Explaining the Walrof Curriculum from Kindergarten through to 12 Grade : Discovering Waldorf on The Magic Onions Blog

Discovering Waldorf – Explaining the Waldorf Curriculum, Kindergarten through 8th Grade

Explaining the Waldorf Curriculum, Kindergarten through 8th Grade by Dr Rick Tan Sedimentary rocks settle back to their bins inside the science closet. The chalkboard compass acutely rests deep in my desk ...
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Setting boundrays in Waldorf Education on The Magic Onoins Blog

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Healthy Boundries for Children’

“Fences and Walls, and Great Big Falls!”- Contemplations on creating healthy boundaries for children. By Amber Greene.  www.mamamoontime.com Have you ever watched as your children spend a lifetime (or maybe half an ...
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Why Waldorf Educations works from the perspective of Neuroscience from Dr Reggie Melors on The Magic Onions Blog

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Waldorf from a Neuroscientific Perspective’

Last year, I attended a lecture given by Dr Reggie Melrose. The topic of the lecture was on brain development and, specifically, how cutting-edge neuroscience supports Waldorf theories. She was utterly fascinating ...
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Rhythm in the Waldorf Home on Discovering Waldorf Education with The Magic Onions Blog

Discovering Waldorf – ‘Rhythm in the Home’.

I have the honor of introducing Nicole, from Frontier Dreams, today. When I asked Nicole to write a post for Discovering Waldorf, the first thing that came to my mind was how ...
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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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