Friday, 11 June 2010

Upcoming Blog Give-away and Waldorf Dolls..

I know it is still VERY early days but I have already decided to have a give-away when I hit 100 followers! I will be giving away a pair of crocheted Mug Cosies like the ones currently in my shop! They are made of a lovely warm wool blend which will keep your tea hot for longer!

On another subject... my friend Debra from Apple Tree House and I are working on a collaboration. She makes the most gorgeous dolls ever, called the Waldorf dolls. To be honest, I had never heard of them until I got to know Debra. So,I was doing some research on these dolls, and I was amazed at what I found. Not only are the dolls incredibly adorable, but they are actually educational! Here is an excerpt from an article on Wikipedia...

"Learning is interdisciplinary, integrating practical, artistic, and conceptual elements. The Waldorf approach emphasizes the role of the imagination, developing thinking that includes a creative as well as an analytic component. The overarching goals of this educational approach are to provide young people the basis on which to develop into free, moral and integrated individuals, and to help every child fulfill his or her unique destiny, the existence of which anthroposophy posits..." read more >>

So, if you want your child to become a "free, moral and intergrated individual", and for him or her to "fulfill his or her unique destiny", get them one of Debra's gorgeous dolls! Click here...

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