Waldorf Winter–Watercolor Salt Painting

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As I get ready to welcome a new baby in the next couple of weeks, we will be featuring some guest entries by friends of Happy Hedgehog Post.  Today Courtney and Silas from A Life Sustained share their beautiful watercolor salt painting tutorial.

Holidays, travel, and polar vortices have kept me from posting about our past two weeks of dabbling with an open-ended preschool winter curriculum, but I assure you that Silas makes sure that not a day goes by without us having Circle Time, doing a little yoga, and working on an activity.

We ended up doing our Snowflake Circle Time for two weeks, due to Christmas falling in the middle of one of them. This week we moved on to “Winter Animals,” which has been a lot of fun for us both. Prior to that, though, we did our first dabbling in wet-on-wet watercolor painting as our open-ended…

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Photo Tutorial–Leprechaun Peg Person

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Happy Hedgehog Post subscriber Heather Gray has very kindly created a photo tutorial for the peg leprechaun in this month’s envelope! Some of you have already shared photos of your hand kites and prisms; be sure to post your peg people to the HHP and Friends group page, too! Happy crafting!

First, let’s start at the end! Here’s a finished leprechaun:

Gather your materials and cut out your pieces:

Here’s the step-by-step for his body:

And his hat:

That’s it! Enjoy your St. Patrick’s Day, Hedgehogs!

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