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At Myriad Natural Toys & Crafts we specialise in quality natural play products, toys, art and craft materials,
made with reverence for the child and the environment.

waldorf music pentatonic

music in the waldorf kindergarten

Music
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“Above all is the mood of the music: when sung properly it seems to reach out and enfold the children in a protective sheath, which has a quality of stillness and peace, although the children themselves may be active within it.” Extract from the book Autumn: Poems, Songs, and Stories Music is a beautiful language.

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celebrating advent

celebrating a meaningful advent

Art & Crafts
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At Myriad we love Advent – a time of waiting and anticipation…for Christmas to arrive, the crowning festival of the year! We are sharing some of our favourite ideas for a beautiful and meaningful Advent here, and also in our other advent journal that focuses on different creative ways to use the Grimm’s Advent Spiral.

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advent spiral ideas & themes for celebrating a light-filled advent

Celebrations
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“In the deep and dark wood’s heart Where moans the North Wind cold, You will find a sun-filled cave When you walk a spiral road. Shimmering stars will sing above To the crystals that glitter below, While you draw your light from a flame so bright Bringing warmth to the sparkling snow.” ‘Adventsong’ by Eugene Schwartz, The Waldorf Book

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waldorf autumn crafts

autumn crafting with myriad

Art & Crafts
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A while back we ran a give away on Instagram and asked followers to share their favourite Autumn activities, and there were so many wonderful suggestions we have put them together in this blog, adding our own favourites too! Favourite autumn activities from our wonderful & supportive Instagram followers: Leaf rubbing and printing Happy faces

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crafting with wool

crafting with wool

Art & Crafts
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To help show you the many different and magical ways that wool can be used as a craft material we have been busy putting together some ideas below to inspire! Wool is all natural, renewable, ecological and biodegradable. We stock lots of toys made from wool, and craft materials too such as knitting, felting, weaving,

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Rudolf Steiner 100

What is Waldorf Education?

Celebrations
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“Receive the children in reverence, Educate them in love, And send them forth in freedom.” – Rudolf Steiner This year we are celebrating the centenary of Waldorf Education, 100 years since Rudolf Steiner founded the first Waldorf school in Stuttgart in 1919.  Now there are over 1,100 Waldorf schools, and almost 2000 Waldorf Kindergartens in

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ambrosius bud babies

spring & easter celebrations

Celebrations
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“Blessings on the blossoms, Blessings on the fruit, Blessings on each leaf and stem, Blessings on the roots.” Waldorf Mealtime Blessing, ‘The Meadowsweet Year’, Caroline Acworth spring & easter celebration ring We love the Grimm’s birthday ring as it can be used in so many ways for lots of different occasions. Add decorations, candles, or

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