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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.

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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wet felting

felted hand washing soap ball craft and song

Art & Crafts
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With hand washing being so important right now, we thought it would be fun to make Felted Hand Washing Soap Balls to help encourage our youngest members of the family to enjoy washing their hands longer than a quick splash. We have also included and filmed us singing the Hand Washing Song we learnt in

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window art – kitpas & kite paper

Art & Crafts
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Window Art to cheer us all up! As we were all dealing with covid19 lockdown and social distancing, someone came up with a lovely idea to cheer children up on their daily walks – a RAINBOW in the window! From there on, Myriad customers have been using Kite Paper and Window Crayons to brighten their

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myriad home school – what children need

Education
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These ideas came to mind when considering the home school challenges for many families now face with children at home and wondering what to do. I have made an simple list of MOVEMENT, NATURE, ARTS, WORK & PLAY, no specific order intended. By no means is this list exhaustive or prescriptive, merely some thoughts to

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waldorf easter craft

an easter tale of transformation

Art & Crafts
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A lovely craft activity for young children at Easter As the season turns, life springs up all around us, the Lenten period bridging the cold winter days with the unleashing of new life, the abundance of nature, of new birth and resurrection. Simple nourishing storytelling, natural materials and some added magic can deepen the child’s

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Mother’s Day ‘Spring’ Craft

Art & Crafts
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Sweet little boxes with a delightful SURPRISE! This lovely craft was inspired from an idea in the ‘Paper Folding With Children‘ book. It’s a very sweet way to make use of a child’s beautiful wet-on-wet painting. We will show you how to cut and fold a watercolour painting and some origami paper into a surprise

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natural baby toys

best for baby

Play
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“In the first part of life, before the change of teeth, the child is, so to say, altogether a sense organ. This we have to take very literally. What is the characteristic action of a sense organ? It is receptive to impressions from the environment.” Rudolf Steiner At Myriad, Baby and Toddler toys are chosen

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St. Valentine's hearts

st. valentine’s day – 14th february

Art & Crafts
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“Kind hearts are the garden, Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the blossoms, Kind deeds are the fruits.” A sweet Valentine’s craft for this week – we made these wax Kindness Hearts to hang in the window!  They are made from grating beeswax crayons onto wax paper and then melting them to create

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