How Waldorfish Helped Me To Be A Better Human

(This article is based on my own personal experience with Waldorfish Beginner’s Art Classes. I am not receiving compensation from my opinion.) I watched as the watercolor paper swayed back and forth, deeper into the shallow, water-filled bin. The water looked clear, cool, and so refreshing. The paper resisted at first, but then I could …

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CLOSED – Montessori Services $50 Summer Giveaway!

What’s almost better than summer vacation? Another $50 Montessori Services/ For Small Hands Giveaway! Montessori Services – and their sister-site For Small Hands – has always been one of my favorite companies for educational and child-size materials for my classrooms and my own two kiddos. Remember my posts on the Zen Garden? The Banana Slicer? … …

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$50 Gift Certificate – CLOSED

This giveaway is now closed! Congratulations to Laura Lopresto! Montessori Services has offered another $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway just in time for Christmas! I’m a very particular shopper and have always loved Montessori Services because of their educational, child-friendly materials.

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The Finger Labyrinth – Guide the Marble

Do you ever feel like some larger force is guiding you through your labyrinth of a life path? Maybe you unintentionally step or stumble off of your path but are divinely or intuitively nudged back in the right direction? This was an interesting epiphany as I watched my daughter push a marble along the finger labyrinth …

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Labyrinths as a Tool for Mindfulness

The point of a maze is to find its center, the point of a labyrinth is to find your center. Throughout history labyrinths have been used as a meditative tool symbolizing a journey to our own center, then returning back into the world with more feelings of peace, clarity, and mindfulness. What invaluable emotional gifts …

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Connections: The Value of Touch in the Classroom

I’m a teacher and I cuddle. Does that sound strange? Hear me out… In every classroom and age I’ve taught, I’ve always put a heartfelt emphasis on the value of touch – whether it’s a hug, holding hands, cuddling, putting my hand on the arm or shoulder, and even gently moving hair away from the …

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