Category Archives: Stories

Storytelling in the Waldorf Inspired Classroom

Introduction One of my favorite memories from a parent-child class we attended in the Chicago area at a Waldorf School was the first time I saw storytelling come to life with the figures on a table colored with silk scarves. It was magical. The teacher told a fable to the...
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A Question is a Gem: Free Story

Enjoy our free story this week. Stories are not just for kids. I use stories with my children, my students, my friends, family and my clients. We can all find wisdom in stories and share that wisdom with others. One thing I have learned in 19 years of Earthschooling my...
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An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving Story

AN OLD-FASHIONED THANKSGIVING By Louisa May Alcott Aunt Jo’s Scrap Basket Public Domain in the USA Sixty years ago, up among the New Hampshire hills, lived Farmer Bassett, with a house full of sturdy sons and daughters growing up about him. They were poor in money, but rich in land...
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A Jellyfish Lesson

In the true spirit of Earthschooling Sofi and I spontaneously decided to “hit the road” on Sunday and go to Minneapolis to visit the aquarium. We had the most amazing time! We happened to end up there at a very odd time so when they gave the “behind the scenes”...
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An April Story to Share – Ages 3-6

The Apple Blossom Once upon a time, not so very long ago, there stood in a large orchard a beautiful Apple Tree. All through the long winter it had held out bare branches. The March sun had whispered to it that spring had come. But the cold March winds were...
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