Rooted Childhood offers ideas for connecting with young children through seasonal craft projects, storytelling, seasonal songs, simple recipes, and so much more.
Each Storybook Soirée features a classic fairytale and ideas to bring it to life through hands-on activities and a family celebration.
There is no better way to send off a favorite book or story than with a sweet soirée! A soirée, meaning an evening party held for a particular purpose, can be a wonderful family activity.
Science shows that the anticipation and planning of an event is often the most enjoyable part rather than just the event itself. So gather around the kitchen table, put together a plan, and host a festive evening all about your favorite characters and the things they love.
This Storybook Soirée features The Ugly Duckling and explores water fowl, identity, and much more.
Who is it for?
This product is designed for families with at least one child in the range of about 3-10 years old though the activities and projects can be enjoyed by babies all the way up to grandparents. Many families use Rooted Childhood as a supplement to their homeschool curriculum.
What's included in each Storybook Soirée?
Each Storybook Soirée includes activities to bring the story to life through handicrafts, recipes, and an idea for a family celebration.
Rooted Childhood is a secular resource with an emphasis on celebrating nature. You are encouraged to use the monthly collections in a way that supports and honors your family values.
The elements included in Rooted Childhood are grounded in a variety of educational and early childhood methods with a strong emphasis on the Charlotte Mason and Waldorf philosophies.
Books that have influenced this program:
Home Education Vol. 1 by Charlotte Mason
For the Children's Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
Simplicity Parenting by Kim John Payne
All Year Round by Ann Druitt
Seven Times the Sun by Shea Darian
Have more questions?
Visit the detailed Frequently Asked Questions page or email Meghann at firstname.lastname@example.org.