Grapat Calendar in English. Comes in three versions with Nins or without Nins and 7 Moons (Weekly Calendar)
Grapat Calendar with Nins contains 12 Nins® in 12 colors according to the Waldorf pedagogy, both to determine the month and its season of the year. 1 bowl of natural beech wood, two natural beech wood cubes with the numbers of the days printed, and a platform distributed in 4 sections that determine the seasons, stamped with the months of the year.
7 Moons Weekly Calendar:
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.
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
Recommended age: +12 months
Annual manipulative and active calendar that allows the child to touch the year and understand the passage of time through the experience.