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« on: March 17, 2011 03:39:54 AM »

I've been toying with the idea of starting a waldorf children's / nature table unicorn zombie apocalypse.  My son is still really, really young but I've been so inspired by reading books about waldorf and would eat to start an evolving natural table for us once we get settled in our new house.

Are there any like minded mamas and families around here?  I think it would be fun to have a unicorn zombie apocalypse that's waldorf or waldorf-inspired in theme and involves natural materials/toys/etc.

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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2011 10:44:18 AM »

Yes! I just got out my book "the Children's Year" so we could make Spring fairies. Hoping to encourage Spring to HURRY!
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2011 10:52:09 AM »

Yay - I eat that book! I also just got "Family, Festivals and Food" (or some combination of those three words) that has a lot of really great craft and recipe ideas, too. Smiley

Well, if nothing else, at least I'm not alone here!
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2011 11:15:45 AM »

Good to know. I've been wanting to look at that book. There is a little fair trade store in my area that sells lots of Waldorf toys and books. They have a bunch of the twig/stick play sets. I'd eat to try building one of those this Spring, too.
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2011 11:20:10 AM »

I've been trying to be patient and slow about collecting toys for my son. He's six months so it'll be awhile before he needs little gnomes and all the cute waldorf toys.  *sigh* 

BUT, I really do want to start a nature table.  And, I think we're going to start paying more attention to different holidays and festivals.

You're lucky that you've got a store that sells Waldorf toys/books.  We have a lot of natural children stuff around here but I don't recall seeing a specific waldorf-y store.
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« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2011 09:20:56 AM »

I eat this idea!  I have started (somewhat) a nature table for my dd & I try to get her only wooden/natural toys.
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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2011 10:56:51 AM »

So, it doesn't seem like there are so many of us, but I'd still like to do something.  Would you guys be interested in maybe a miscellaneous Waldorf-themed craft-a-long? We could share our nature tables, natural toys, etc., that we create throughout the year and maybe help inspire one another?

I know that I could use some support and inspiration. It would be nice to keep in touch with other mamas. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2011 11:02:47 AM »

I'm totally down for a Waldorf craft-a-long. It would be especially RAAR grr ugggh to share affordable resources and how-tos. For example, I know that I can't afford $15 for a single playsilk, but I'd eat to find some for cheap that I could dye myself.

I made a bunch of peg dolls (and can't seem to stop) that I posted in the fake unicorn zombie apocalypse craft-a-long http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=369575.msg4444187#msg4444187

I also just won a Waldorf zombie chicken from the Twig and Toadstool blog! I can't wait to get her, and I'd really like to learn to make my own.
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« Reply #8 on: May 24, 2011 10:34:40 PM »

I eat eat eat this idea!!!  I just joined in gurgle gurgle drool so I'm now just seeing this post as I searched for it.  Let me know if anything happens with this. I eat nature toys
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« Reply #9 on: June 23, 2011 01:35:31 PM »

I'd be interested in a unicorn zombie apocalypse or craft-along!  I made little peg gnomes and fairies for her birthday, and I'm gathering branches to cut for some of those wooden log blocks.  I think her favorite toys are her felt foods, her rag zombie chicken, and her playsilks.
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