GUEST POST: The Life & Times of a Beloved Doll

  In a small village in the north of France (not far from the ocean), lives a little girl in a big buttercream house. She has blue eyes, pink cheeks & long blonde braids. Every day she dances & sings as she plays happily in the garden. When it is cold or wet, she stays […]

Grant Winners Announced!


I am so excited to announce the winners of the 2014 Fairy Dust Teaching Foundation Grants. This was such a difficult process as every one of the 130 proposals were amazing!! Public school teachers PreK- Third Grade Winner:   Angela Floratos Project: Angela would like the children to be inspired by growing their own garden and experience […]

Reggio Inspired – Lights


The following photos are from the classrooms at my school. My colleagues have created such glorious spaces.  I am going to post a series of elements. Today’s element is lighting.  There are two main types of lighting in today’s photos – twinkle lights and lamps.  Twinkle lights add a layer of magic and wonder.  It […]

Math Gnomes: Plus


I think Waldorf Math Gnomes are one of the most magical ways to introduce the math processes!  It all begins with a story! Once, a long time ago, there lived a Gnome King.  He loved the jewels found deep in the earth and asked for special helpers to fill his treasure chest.   Four very […]

I like Myself Project


This is a project from one of my colleagues – Jennifer Dean.  Her documentation of the project is so well done – I can let it do the talking. . .                 Thank you Jennifer for sharing your wonderful work!

Inspire School in Taos


  I just had to share a peek into the Inspire school in Taos, New Mexico. Inspire is a Reggio inspired bilingual child care. As you walk up to the front door – there is chicken wire running along side the railing with children’s and adult’s weaving.  So beautiful! Here is a weaving wave on the porch. […]