Did you know—how do your children work with beeswax and why?
Please enjoy this video about beeswax modeling and find a recipe here to make your own at home if you feel inspired to do so!
Modeling with beeswax helps physical and cognitive development, unlike soft doughs, the work requires perseverance, the wax must be worked to make it malleable it requires the whole will and concentration of the child, in the process of this it allows the child to slowly come into their bodies, it has a soft calming effect. The motor development strengthens finger muscles and dexterity for writing later on in childhood and other tasks such as finger knitting, sewing and mending. —The Way We Waldorf