In this short article I will talk about a little known Germanic people: the Burgundians. The Burgundians have played an important role in what became the modern Switzerland. Indeed the part of the Swiss settled by the Burgundians became the “Suisse Romande” (French speaking part of Switzerland). The German part of Switzerland was settled by another Germanic tribe, the Alamanni.
Printable rune stone worksheet.
What do we mean by “dragon” and how and why is it important to “tame” it.
This activity will help you to visualise your family tree. Here we show you 3 generations, but there is no reason that you should stop there. Talk to parents and grandparents and ask them how far back you can trace your family tree.
Printable rune writing practice sheet.
Ancestor is a word we hear a lot in Odinism. At seasonal blots and special rituals such as a Naming, Profession or Bael we hear it and hopefully within your home you hear this term as well. So what does this word mean and why is it so important?
Finding out that your child is different or special needs can be a very difficult thing to accept. It’s normal to feel frustrated, overwhelmed, sad, and even experience feelings of guilt – that you somehow caused this on them. However it is important to keep focused on your child and what you can personally do help them overcome their obstacles.
A glossary for young folk (and their parents) of the names of many beings, places and things found in the Eddas.
Start the new year off with this fun printable to help you learn our Odinist names for the months. Try to figure out which of the months goes where and work your way from start to finish!
Winter is a great time to spot animal tracks in mud or snow, but they can be seen all year round and it is great to look at an animal track and know which animal made it.
Printable coloring pages for young children help to teach them about the alphabet and our Folk religion.
A series of brief essays on some of our Odinic Gods and Goddesses.
Conclusion of myth of the kidnapping of Idunna as told by Thorfinn AOR.
The story of the kidnapping of Idunna as retold by Thorfinn AOR.
The myth concerning the building of Asgard’s wall as retold by Thorfinn AOR.
The creation myth retold by Thorfinn AOR.
An article by Bethany McFarland AOR.
An article about the many different types of bees and their many benefits. Written by Bethany McFarland.
Acorn Hollow is about education in all areas of life. One of the Nine Noble Virtues is Self Reliance and one part of taking care of one’s self is knowing how to provide and cook meals. Seb AOR has sent Acorn Hollow a child friendly recipe along with pictures that he has made with his own lovely daughter.
Wonderful invocations for children and family use for the Gods: Odin, Heimdal, Baldur, Frey and Thor written by Sam Coles AOR.