Introducing our new line of Beeswax Wood Polish and polish kits! Made with local beeswax from natural beekeepers and sweet orange oil, our polish protects and conditions wood, and is safe for children.
Natural wooden toys, bowls, and furniture need to be buffed with polish a few times a year to keep their shine and prevent over-drying and cracking. In Waldorf education, children take responsibility of their possessions through The Practical Arts: this is where children are given child-like versions of adult responsibilities in order to master skills, increase independence and confidence, and prepare for adult life. Kids learn to care for their toys, play kitchen items and utensils by polishing objects themselves. This form of handwork teaches fine motor skills and teaches even very small children that they are capable of contributing in a meaningful way to family life.
Our 2 oz tins of polish are available on their own, and also in kits for children. The kits include a tin of polish, a handsewn 100% cotton flannel polishing cloth, and 2 natural palm wood child-sized spoons ready to be polished.