Bread making with young children

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Bread making with young children in playgroup by guest writer, Jen McCormack   Bread making seems to be one of the familiar and reliable activities you will find in Waldorf/Steiner kindergartens and playgroups. With rhythmic kneading of dough to a soothing melody sung by adults and children, this time is looked forward to and enjoyed by all. I had second…

A spoonful of sugar: Making jobs fun for children

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“A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down“  Last week, it was raining when Ned and I arrived at preschool. This meant that instead of beginning outside and playing in his beloved sandpit, the class began inside. What greeted the children was a table full of tiny puddles of flour, one in front of each child’s seat.  But these were not…

How to make perfect bread dough, and a bread baking song

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Yippee! Finally, a recipe that works every time to make the most delicious bread rolls! Just mix it all together, then knead it and let it rise for 30 minutes in a warm spot in the kitchen. Knead it for a second time after the rise. Ingredients: 500 gram best quality flour you can find (I use Kialla wholemeal stoneground…