Category Archives: Knitting

Clothing Unit for Third Grade and Under

I love to visit local farms as part of the kids’ education. It is a wonderful way to introduce them to the area they live in, their neighbors, another kind of life, and much more. It is also a way to teach them skills I may not have or to...
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A Poem for Gift Giving

I wrote this poem when I was knitting some gifts for friends one year. You can modify it for the craft or gift you are giving but please do not copy it to other lists or BLOGS without mentioning Kristie Burns and Thank you! Something Made Just For You by...
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Michaelmas Inspirations

If you are celebrating Michaelmas with children you may enjoy some of these inspirations from our classroom albums. The following ideas are from our classrooms and Earthschooling member classrooms. Michaelmas is celebrated on September 29. Our featured picture this week is of two puppets. One is a dragon and one...
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Knitted Stories: Lily Gets Lost

Lily the little lavender unicorn was a sweet girl and very curious. She was always asking her mother questions like, “Mama, why is the butterfly painted?” or “Mama, where does the butterfly go?” or “Mama, what is in that grass over there?” or “Mama, who is that over there with...
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Waldorf Handwork: Easy Knit Slippers

Just found a bunch of un-matched slippers from the “old days” and it inspired me to start knitting some of these again. My kids LOVED these and so did all the friends and family I knitted them for – even the guys! They are SO super easy I almost felt...
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Alpaca Farm with Sofi

Today we went to visit some alpacas at a farm near where we live. They were very cute. They get very hot in the summer and so they have to be hosed down twice every day. My favorite was the chocolate llama. We bought some wool roving from Snowmobile and...
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Knitted Stories: Firefly and Dragonfly

Original Story Copyright by Kristie Burns Dragonfly has always been one of my favorite mother’s. She is full of fire and energy and always has something new and exciting for her little unicorn children to do. She even named her child firefly because he reminded her of the little fireflies...
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