Autumn Fairies

I’ve always been in love with the little Waldorf fairy peg dolls that are all over crafty Waldorf blog world, but we’ve never really given them a try. Until this week!

Ours are very simple, but Eleanore, Adelaide and I each painted one with autumn colors of watercolor paint.

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Then after they were dry, we glued on acorn tops and made little faces.

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Eleanore must have been inspired by the Fairy Houses book we bought at a library book sale a few weeks ago, because she immediately built a little house for the fairies out of rocks.
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The acorn cap is their bowl of food. And she even found some soft lambs ear for their blanket.
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While she played with the fairies and their new home, and Adelaide napped in the swing, I sat with an iced coffee (almost too chilly for those in the afternoons already!) and the book All Year Round, which I checked out of the library.
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I want to like this book, but I just don’t. I keep checking it out though, hoping something will jump out at me. I much prefer the Little Acorn Learning and Seasons of Joy guides so much better. I set the book aside and knit on Adelaide’s longies instead. I needed a stitch marker, but didn’t feel like getting up to go back in the house, so I improvised…
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One Response to “Autumn Fairies”

  1. Robin L Says:

    Definitely had the same thoughts on the All Year Round book when I checked it out, too. Disappointing.

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