Anthroposophy · Mystical Motherhood · Waldorf Crafts

Why Children Need Handwork

Waldorf Handwork 4 reasons why children need it. Today I discuss why I think Handwork is fundamental to a well rounded, holistic education. The four reasons I mention are…… It builds RESILIENCE It encourages PROBLEM SOLVING It encourages COMMUNITY BUILDING and it helps children BUILD A CONNECTION WITH NATURE. Whether your children are in a… Continue reading Why Children Need Handwork

Anthroposophy · Introduction · Mystical Motherhood · Waldorf Crafts

Educational musings and casting off your knitting

In this most recent video I show you how to cast off and sew up your gnome. I also wanted to just write a wee thing about how great knitting is for teaching number concepts. Children using their times tables, addition and subtraction and multiple other skills while knitting. It’s a really practical engagement way… Continue reading Educational musings and casting off your knitting

Mystical Motherhood · Waldorf Crafts

Finger Knitting Tutorial, Waldorf Crafts

How to finger knit two ways! Today I am showing you how to make a loop to start your knitting AND to finger knit two different ways. This is the peeerfect activity to teach your child. In this tutorial I also share the little story I tell the children as I’m teaching this. Let me… Continue reading Finger Knitting Tutorial, Waldorf Crafts

Anthroposophy · Introduction · Mystic · Tarot · Uncategorized

Who am I and What am I Doing Here?

A short answer to this can be found in the Ol’ About Page, but I shall attempt to answer this question in more detail. As this is the first blog post, it only seems fitting to introduce myself and explain why I am bringing Mystic Discoveries into existence. My name is Amanda, and ever since… Continue reading Who am I and What am I Doing Here?