Contains 7 Nins®-acorns in 7 colors that are associated with each day of the week according to Waldorf pedagogy. 7 vessels and 1 round dish (18cm diameter) where the elements are contained.
DID YOU KNOW: Children thrive on consistency and when they know what to expect but struggle with the concept of time and days of the week until around the age of 4 which can lead to lots of distress. Using colour and the action of changing this daily helps children to understand what they are do on what day.
Material to experience the weekly cyclic rhythm. The children will associate each day with their color, and in this way they will be able to understand the passage of the days.
Many ancient cultures believed that every day of the week had it’s own planet, colour, scent and grain. Then, this ideas were applied by Waldorf pedagogies.
Monday: moon, rice, purple or violet, jasmine. Tuesday: Mars, red, Barley, clove. Wednesday, Mercury, Millet, yellow, copal. Thursday, Jupiter, rye, orange, cedar. Friday: Venus, oats, green, rose. Saturday: Saturn, corn, indigo or blue, myrrh. Sunday: sun, wheat, white, frankincense.
Grapat Weekly Calendar