Circle and Movement Games

Living Arts Weekly: Michaelmas Games

September 19, 2021 Michael, Michael rides on high, Collecting the stars that fall from the sky. He hammers the stars into a sword to tame The dragon below that bellows with flame. How many stars does he collect? -A jump rope verse for Michaelmas This year I am bringing the celebration of Michaelmas into the …

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Living Arts Weekly: Jumping Games

August 15, 2021 Early in the morning, at 8 o’clock, You can hear the postman knock. Up jumps Ella to open the door, One letter, two letter, three letter four. Do you remember jump roping at recess as a child? Or playing hopscotch or four-square? Red Rover or kickball? Until about eighth grade, I spent …

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Living Arts Weekly: A Spring Story

March 14, 2021 The little brown bulb went to sleep in the ground, In his little brown nightie, he slept very sound. King Winter, he roared and he raged overhead, But the little brown bulb didn’t move in his bed. When Springtime came tip-toeing over the lea, Finger to lips, as soft as can be, …

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Living Arts Weekly: Winter Circle Song

January 26, 2020 “When the human being hears music, he has a sense of wellbeing, because these tones harmonize with what he has experienced in the world of his spiritual home.”  — Rudolf Steiner “Mark your steps with your feet. In the white snow, deep, so deep. Little holes, bigger holes, Watch where you go!” …

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Living Arts Weekly: Illuminating

January 6, 2019 Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.   – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Happy Three Kings’ Day!  Today, we have a special guest post by Eileen Foley from Little Acorn Learning: Eileen writes: “The Epiphany celebrated on January 6th …

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Living Arts Weekly SPECIAL EDITION: Sharifa’s Early Winter Stories

December 24, 2018 This month we have enjoyed three early winter stories from Sharia Oppenheimer.  In today’s special blog post, we have included all three stories for you, PLUS the final story in the series, Sharifa’s Christmas Story.   Sharifa writes:  Just before Christmas, I like to tell these winter stories.  They are stories of …

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Living Arts Weekly: Turning

September 16, 2018 The goldenrod is yellow, The corn is turning brown, The trees in apple orchards With fruit are bending down  – Helen Hunt Jackson As summer turns to autumn, the fall fruits are ready to be picked. Apples, pears peaches and plums fill our bushel baskets and our bellies. My mother-in-law and I …

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