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A Sensory Meditation Room For Adults & Children

Note: The computerized aspect of this experience is optional. You can use whatever tools you want to create your own sensory meditation room. Mine actually does not look like this anymore. I change it every month or so…and electronics are not always involved. I love experimenting and trying new things!...
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How to Make Math Fun

In Waldorf education math for a first and second grader is a joyous experience. This continues through the lower grades with math being integrated into drawing, form drawing, art, hands-on activities, and handwork. However, as the children get older and the math becomes more challenging it becomes increasingly difficult to...
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Save Monarch Butterflies with Fun Educational Activities

Biology, botany, gardening, farming, conservation, civics, entomology, math, science, language, art and history – that is what children will be learning this summer while engaging in these fun monarch-focused activities. However, they will be having so much fun they won’t realize how much they are learning. I remember purchasing some...
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Contact Us

E-mail CustomerService@TheBEarthInstitute.com Phone 800-630-9167 Text 571-327-8495 Mail The BEarth Institute, Inc. PO Box 7513 Urbandale, IA. 50323...
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Big Holiday Giveaway!

We will be giving away 3-4 items a week from the pictures on this BLOG from today until December 18th, 2013 (hopefully the items we send on the 18th will arrive by the 25th!). To enter in the running for one of the prizes you need to make a comment...
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Why Waldorf-inspired Education Creates Great Scientists

One of the many reasons we decided to base Earthschooling on Waldorf-inspired principles was because of the strong science base Waldorf-inspired education provides. When I share this thought with parents and teachers the first questions they ask is (something like), “How can Waldorf-inspired education create great scientists? And what do...
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Dealing with Blame and Guilt on a Healing Journey

Over the past two decades of consulting I’ve met a large number of clients who are letting blame and guilt negatively affect their lives. This blame and guilt not only motivates their actions in negative ways, but also adds stress which reflects in increased system imbalances. For many years I...
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Portable Rejuvenation: Increasing Your Energy Levels Naturally

There was a period of my life when I was traveling on a weekly basis and/or moving a few times a year. During this time it was near impossible to find supplies I needed and was familiar with during my trips and bringing everything I ‘needed’ along was not really...
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Continuity in Curriculum: Waldorf Curriculum: Horizontal and Vertical Alignment

As I was working on the final touches of the seventh grade curriculum last month it struck me how many times I said “Remember when you studied this in 3rd grade…” or “you can see how this history lesson relates to the math lesson we are doing this year…” When...
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A Waldorf Main Lesson Book: Where are the Worksheets?

Imagine a world with no quizzes, textbooks or worksheets. That sounds like it would be a dream school for most children! This is what it is like in a Waldorf school. In fact, Waldorf education engages the student in the learning process to the extent where worksheets or exams would...
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My Trip to South Africa by Mosi

Rock Climbing in South Africa     Mosi and Friends in South Africa   Zululand Dancers     Mosi took these photos of animals during the Safari     New Friends in South Africa  Hi! We have a guest Blogger today. My daughter, Mosi, recently had an amazing experience on...
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