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Keep little hands and minds occupied while travelling with children

Keep Little Hands and Minds Occupied While Traveling With Children

Long car journeys or flights can be incredibly stressful if you are travelling with (young) children – as can restaurant mealtimes when you want to keep their little hands and mind occupied for them to be quiet and well behaved and not show you up in public! Being parents ourselves now really makes us appreciate what…

Play and learning ideas for Spring

Play and learning ideas for spring and seasonal celebrations

With Spring upon us, there are so many fun and exciting ways to explore the seasons and we have put together a few ideas for Spring play and learning activities! Such as Spring small world play, crafts, nature play and learning, making sensory habitats, weather-themed play, decorating a nature table and introducing seasonal celebrations. Get…

Waldorf art supplies and crafting ideas

Waldorf Art Supplies and Crafting Ideas

Arts, crafts and handwork are key elements of the Waldorf Steiner philosophy and children are provided with the most beautiful high quality art supplies and materials. Waldorf crafts engage the head, hands, and heart of the child at the same time. At home, parents and children creating simple crafts together provides a lovely shared experience and…

Rainy day craft ideas for children

Rainy day craft ideas for children

Fun rainy day activities to keep little ones happy are always helpful! Even as the weather is getting glorious and sunny in Switzerland, it is still useful to have some indoor children’s crafts planned just in case of bad weather or for escaping the midday sun! And in my home country of England and Teia…

How to clean wooden & fabric toys

How To Clean Wooden & Fabric Toys - Grapat

One question on the minds of parents and educators is how to clean wooden and fabric toys. Wooden, handmade toys require a gentle touch when it comes to cleaning! The toys in Teia Education’s collection have been carefully curated to be natural and non-toxic, using only natural finishes and safe, water-based paints. This means that harsh…