I love this day and hope everyone is having a wonderful day curled up with hot cocoa and lussekatter!
Please don’t forget the wonderful free stories that are out there by my friend, the wonderful Master teacher and writer Christine Natale: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/10811968/Stories/A%20Little%20Story%20for%20Saint%20Lucy’s%20Day%20-%20December%2013.pdf
There is also a gentle and sweet tale about St. Lucy right here on The Parenting Passageway for free: https://theparentingpassageway.com/2011/12/14/guest-post-a-gentle-santa-lucia-story-by-tiziana-boccaletti/
Here is a post with quite a few links in it regarding crafts and songs and traditions: https://theparentingpassageway.com/2010/12/08/more-about-celebrating-santa-lucia-day-in-the-waldorf-home/
One of my favorite books for this day is “Lucia: Saint of Light” by Katherine Bolger Hyde. It combines the traditions of Santa Lucia from a Swedish perspective mixed with the main stories we have heard regarding Santa Lucia and includes a recipe for lussekatter. Here is the cover:
Have a wonderful, warm day!
Thanks Carrie! I have slowly added saint celebrations into our home these years. This year though was the first time we celebrated St. Lucia. My girls loved the week with stories and baking and today doing a procession down our hallway with homemade wreaths set with little LED tea lights. 🙂 We turned down the lights, they walked and sang…It was beautiful! Thank you for all the information and resources– I couldn’t have done it without you! I have been reading your blog for a few years, but this is my first post.
Aw, thank you Sheila! Your celebration sounds marvelous!
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Carrie, the link for Christine Natale’s story is broken. Any idea where I might find that story now?
Thanks for letting me know! I will ask her! There is also a free story on here by Tizi for Santa Lucia.
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