Meet Jake – a Knitted Waldorf Doll

Meet Jake – a Knitted Waldorf Doll

As a fairly new grandmother I didn’t know anything about knitted or any other kind of Waldorf Dolls.  I kept coming across the reference of Waldorf Dolls and finally looked it up in Wikipedia. Their definition was; ” A Waldorf doll (also called Steiner...
DIY Play Kitchen in Two Stages

DIY Play Kitchen in Two Stages

I knew I eventually wanted to get my grandson a play kitchen but after I went with him to a play group and watched him spend a good half hour putting things in and taking things out of a play kitchen, I decided he was ready for it sooner than I thought. I knew I...
Great Musical Instruments for Little Hands

Great Musical Instruments for Little Hands

Musical instruments are a wonderful thing to introduce to kids at any age. There are some really great ones for babies and toddlers that give kids a great start to a lifelong love of music. Here are some listings for good and unusual offerings. I like these because...
Why Wooden Toys for Babies?

Why Wooden Toys for Babies?

When my grandson was first born, he got a lot of plastic toys as gifts.  They were bright and colorful, made noises and blinked lights.  I thought they were terrific until the sound of one more electronic voice chirping in my ear started to drive me crazy when I...
Old Books, New Books

Old Books, New Books

Even though he is only 9 months old, my grandson loves books and has since he was an infant.  He still tries to eat them first but he will sit and listen as you read him a story. He has definite favorites and some are better for quiet times before bed, while others...