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Christmas Decoration DIY Workshops

Baby Jesus made from felt in a felt cradle

Handcraft a beautiful addition to your Golden Christmas Tree or Nativity Display. Join Kylie Collyer from Nature’s Nest for a fun and easy tutorial workshop this weekend. Two workshops available: Dry Felt Baby Jesus in a Cradle – Saturday 9-11 am Fleece Fairy Christmas Tree Decoration… Continue reading

Rainbow Spring 2014

Young girl squatting next to a rainbow made of flowers on the floor

Post by Lydia Kenyon   The first Jacaranda blossoms are falling and the red and green glitter of Christmas enticements are popping up in the shops. I suppose thoughts of spring are giving way to thoughts of summer and the Silly Season ahead. Many thanks to… Continue reading

Spring Festival 2014

three legged race

By Anna Boaden Spring has arrived quite suddenly this year and all around nature is letting us know. Splashes of colour are beginning to show in the forest as the spring flowers burst open. Already our iconic Denmark bird the Splendid Fairy Wren is flashing… Continue reading

Come share the love this Friday

Carrots look like their embracing

    Come share the love this Friday and experience Winter at Kwoorabup Community Market. 3-5 pm, at the Golden Hill Steiner School Community Hall.   Come and find new season certified organic Eureka potatoes, organic citrus- oranges, mandarins, lemon, limes, salad greens, spray free… Continue reading

Kwoorabup Community Market News

From the Golden Quill 315, Apr.2 2014 With one more market to go before the end of term, it seems a good time to reflect on this  year’s progress. After a fairly slow start with stallholders and patrons, and a re-organising and delegating of various… Continue reading

The Golden Christmas Project

Poster for Golden Christmas

Many parents these days are looking for a less commercial Christmas. A ‘Silly Season’ that finds some time to ‘make and do’ instead of just consume: A Yuletide that honours the gifts and the rhythms of nature: A ‘Festivous’ that celebrates human imagination and gives… Continue reading

Fun and Games at the Autumn Festival

child eating apple

‘Michaelmas’ is celebrated in Steiner schools around the world where it is thought of as the “festival of strong will” during the autumnal equinox, a time of equal day and night. The story of Archangel Michael is a traditional beginning to our day of celebration.… Continue reading

Blanket Stitch for beginners

Blanket Stitch for beginners 1) Make a stitch that loops around the edge of both sections of felt. 2) Push needle through about 2-3 mil along the hemming line.   3) Pull thread through. Before tightening the stitch loop needle back through the unfinished stitch.… Continue reading

Welcome Back

Reminder that school goes back on Tuesday the 15th of October 2013. We look forward to seeing you.

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