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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.

michaelmas knight and dragon and muslin

michaelmas – 29 september 2018

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“In autumn Saint Michael with sword and with shield   Passes over meadow and orchard and field.   He’s on the path to battle ‘gainst darkness and strife-   He is the heavenly warrior, protector of life. The harvest let us gather with Michael’s aid;   The light he sheddeth fails not nor does it fade,   And

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about the seashore

summer holiday play and easy to pack toys & games

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The beach is a treasure chest of pearl and silver shells, Some smaller than my finger nail, like tiny orange bells. Small, rough, rugged rocks, glistening in the light. Smooth silky pebbles in black, grey or white. Sunbleached, drift-wood scattered on the sands. Carried far across the seas from near and distant lands. The beach

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playing with gravity

exploring the elements – earth & gravity

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Running, running, Chasing, falling, Laughing, crying, Loving, playing” Continuing our series of exploring the elements, we had some father’s day fun playing with the  kraul big cable car kit, seeing how far we could make it travel and chasing it down the hill! Without even realising it they were exploring all the different factors making it go fast

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whitsun daisy fairies

celebrating whitsun festival and whitsun season table ideas

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The festival of whitsun is often celebrated in waldorf schools by wearing white, making doves or daisy chains and coming together to sing, play games or tell stories in different languages as a symbol of peace and unity.  It is also a celebration of all the different cultures within a diverse community, and spreading love and a

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earth day earth paints limiting plastics

earth day and limiting plastics as much as possible

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Celebrating Earth Day – 22 April, by having fun with Earth Paints For Earth Day we painted the Earth using paints that are made using natural pigments from clay, and are organic and eco-friendly. The non-toxic and organic Children’s Earth Paint Kit is safe, fun and easy to use for all ages. They are eco-friendly paints that you

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eater branch and celebration ring

easter sunday – 1st april 2018

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After all the fun of the snow, Easter feels perfect timing to finally rejoice in all the long-awaited wonders of spring this year!  We have lots of ideas for easter gifts, decorations and natural crafts as well as special offers to help celebrate (without a chocolate egg in sight)! Happy easter from all at myriad!

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myriad advent string

magical advent ideas!

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the magic of advent With the nights drawing in and the air getting colder, the time of Advent is so magical, full of festive promise and can bring warmth and light to winter days… “In the deep and dark wood’s heart Where moans the North Wind cold, You will find a sun-filled cave When you

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