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children playing with Ocamora wooden rainbow blocks
Girl feeding organic cotton doll from Keptin-Jr
Girl feeding Keptin-Jr organic cotton doll

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Fun Bathtime: A Time of Wonder, Bonding, Imagination, Creativity, and Some Washing - blueottertoys

Fun Bathtime: A Time of Wonder, Bonding, Imagination, Creativity, and Some Washing

Transform bathtime from a chore to a fun, imaginative experience for children. Create personal childhood memories and moments of bonding...

Boy solving a puzzle

The Lifelong Benefits of Puzzles: From Toddlers to Seniors

Puzzles cultivate essential skills across all ages - cognitive development in toddlers, academic reinforcement for school-aged kids, strategic thinking for...

The Art of Waldorf Education Storytelling with Marjorie Rehbach - blueottertoys

The Art of Waldorf Education Storytelling with Marjorie Rehbach

The article profiles Marjorie Rehbach, a lifelong Waldorf educator who has taught at several Waldorf schools over her career. It...

Fun Bathtime: A Time of Wonder, Bonding, Imagination, Creativity, and Some Washing - blueottertoys

Fun Bathtime: A Time of Wonder, Bonding, Imagination, Creativity, and Some Washing

Transform bathtime from a chore to a fun, imaginative experience for children. Create personal childhood memories and moments of bonding through bathtime. We have what you need to turn bathtime into a magical experience, but the most crucial element is being open to one's imagination and seizing the opportunity within one's imagination.
Boy solving a puzzle

The Lifelong Benefits of Puzzles: From Toddlers to Seniors

Puzzles cultivate essential skills across all ages - cognitive development in toddlers, academic reinforcement for school-aged kids, strategic thinking for teens, and cognitive health for adults. More than entertainment, puzzles provide problem-solving challenges, manual dexterity practice, and a mindful activity for relaxation. Incorporate puzzles for lifelong intellectual stimulation and emotional well-being.
The Art of Waldorf Education Storytelling with Marjorie Rehbach - blueottertoys

The Art of Waldorf Education Storytelling with Marjorie Rehbach

The article profiles Marjorie Rehbach, a lifelong Waldorf educator who has taught at several Waldorf schools over her career. It describes how Waldorf education emphasizes creativity, imagination, and learning through the arts to teach academic subjects like science. Rehbach developed a passion for using puppetry in her teaching after being trained by a renowned puppeteer. She uses puppets to help children develop interpersonal and emotional skills in an after-school program she currently teaches. Around 20 years ago, Rehbach wrote and published a children's book called "A Maypole Dream" aimed at instilling a sense of wonder about the natural world and the changing colors of the seasons. The book was inspired by the May Day Maypole tradition. In the future, Rehbach hopes to write another book highlighting the importance of children doing chores and "working with joy" within family life. The article portrays Rehbach as an educator deeply committed to the Waldorf principles of using imagination, arts, and connections with nature to foster awe and engage children in joyful, holistic learning experiences.

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