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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.

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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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Playing with Water – Waterwheel Kit

Water Play
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Water + Children + Fun Water always fascinates children and draws their attention. There are endless play opportunities with water, and these can be enhanced by simple toys. Our Waterwheel Kit is packed in a handy carry along tube – pop it in your rucksack on a day out and about – its easy to

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Nimble Fingers Make Nimble Minds

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Working with our hands is essential for learning and development. For younger children, simple handwork such as finger knitting, wet felting and simple sewing helps them develop fine motor skills, develop a feel for colour and form, gives them satisfaction knowing they can make beautiful things, and improves their brain development. Three year olds can

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Wet on Wet Painting with Stockmar watercolours

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This way of painting is very rewarding and enjoyable and an integral part of Steiner Waldorf kindergartens and schools. It is quite simple to achieve at home with a little preparation and planning. With young children who have never experienced painting like this before, it is wonderful to start with just one colour, say yellow.

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