Many of us, as adults, have a strong feeling of separation between our work and play. Work may be thought of as a more dreaded must-do activity; play something we do on our weekends and free time. By incorporating the essense of creative play into our work we are happier and more productive people. Putting more of ourselves into each task we do is more fullfilling and soul affirming. Which brings more joy into our lives.
We love doing string figures! Strings are easy to carry around in a pocket or a purse. They impress and often engage grandparents and friends who remember doing them in their childhoods. Doing activities like string figures and origami has been shown to grow neural pathways in the brain.
Looking for a way to help your little butterflies burst out of their cocoons and enjoy the promise of spring? Look no further. There are so many different games you can invent with playsilks. One of my favorites is the Sleeping Butterfly game. It's so easy to enjoy—the only thing you need is a playsilk. Here's how to play...
Pockets are secret hideaways for treasured toys. Little pouches that safely carry happiness and joy along for every ride. Watch a child play with them and you'll see that for them, pockets are full of possibility and hope.
There are so many ways you can use pockets to store inspiration and fascination with your children. Here are just a few ways to enjoy a pocket:
• Wear one while hiking through nature to collect and store treasures
Welcome to our blog! I am Sarah, Owner and Creative Director of Sarah’s Silks. Together with my husband, Mike, we bring to you our web site with special,unique products, DIY crafts, and informative articles about creative play and natural family living. Mike and I and our three sons have been running a family business for 18 years and participating in our children's journey through Waldorf education and beyond.