Rainbow Spring

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 Rainbows

Close up of a child holding a daffodil

Spring is time for celebrating and rainbows are for making wishes. Rainbows are a delight to the spirit. They span across the sky in full spectrum; a bridge of colour linking one world with another, the bridging of consciousness. Illusory and expansive, they inspire us,… Continue reading

Babysitting Activities in Spring

heart shaped bird feeder in tree

Post by Kaela Short. Babysitting is no easy task. You give them something to do and five minutes later comes the “I’m bored” or “Can we do something else?” Anyone that has done babysitting before should be able to relate to this. So I have… Continue reading

Cinnamon, Cardamom and Saffron

Mahsa and helpers

I have delicious memories of waking up on the first morning of spring in Iran (21st of March) to the wafting aromas of hot cinnamon and cardamom pastries, and saffron-laced rice puddings. Post by Mahsa Anderson, Denmark. Spring, particularly the first day, was an explosion… Continue reading

Nature’s treasures at local community Spring Fair

strawberry flower fairy (1)

 Look out for the Golden Hill Steiner School Stall at Children’s Week Spring Fair, Denmark WA Venue: Recreation Centre Date: 25th October 2014 Time: Starts at 10 a.m.             Locally-based online shop bringing beautiful, sustainably-made products to families around Australia. … Continue reading

Rainbow colours of Djilba Camp

Everlasting daisies

Spring break 2014, the kids and I headed out on an adventure to The Stirling Ranges. We travelled to Mount Trio with camping gear and a tomahawk for our first ever participation in the annual Djilba Camp. Story by Lydia Kenyon       The… Continue reading

Call to Rainbow Spring

the completed maypole

  By Lydia Kenyon Rainbow Spring is part of a year round initiative to celebrate and explore the season’s change in Denmark, Western Australia. Natural rhythms of the day and the year are an important aspect of early years learning, according to the educational philosophy… 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