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Entries from April 2009

Another Birthday…

April 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Some people require more candles than most… Some people require all the candles in the house and then some… Luckily you had a lot of help… Happy Birthday Granny with love from your team of Se7en

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Tags: Home Truths · Our Events

Se7en Make Poetry Notebooks…

April 29th, 2009 · 30 Comments

Following on from our previous post: “Se7en do Poetry, Packed With Poetry Resources for Kids,” our art project this week was inspired by the book: We got this book from the Picnic Basket to review. We totally loved this book by Lois Lowry. If you haven’t met Gooney Bird Greene before she is an exceptional […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en do Poetry, Packed with Poetry Resources for Kids.

April 29th, 2009 · 40 Comments

A couple of folk have said to me that they never do the poetry set for school, their kids just don’t get it. And I must say the way we did it as school was pretty tragic: Once a week the teacher put a poem on the board and after reading it through in silence […]

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Tags: Language Arts · Se7en at School

Calzone in Se7en Steps…

April 28th, 2009 · 9 Comments

Well we always have pizza’s on Saturday night – always… But this past week after an entire day out and everyone completely exhausted, and ready for bed, we could not raise any pizza interest… So we made something totally different (not!) and it went down surprisingly well, brilliantly in fact!. The father person has been […]

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Tags: Celebration Bread · Monday Munchies · Quick Meals

This Week (27 April) at Se7en?

April 27th, 2009 · 9 Comments

This is yet another week of great things to celebrate and we, here at Se7en, have the following significant days lined up on the calendar… 26 April – John James Audubon’s birthday (1785): I should have mentioned last week that 26 April is John James Audubon’s birthday and here are a couple of links if […]

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Tags: Celebrity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: Lesotho and a Chance to Serve…

April 26th, 2009 · 7 Comments

Our church has a sister church: “Calvary Hope of the Nations,” in the mountains of Lesotho. The church is in Tyateyaneng (Ty), Lesotho (about 40km NW of Maseru) and is pastored by Pastor Thomas and his family. This church has reached out to its own community and has also managed to plant a number of […]

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Our First GiveAway Winner…

April 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Last week in the Sunday Snippet we had our first ever Giveaway and I said I would post the winner today. Firstly a huge thank-you to all of you who commented and said such nice things about our blog. Normally I respond to comments as they come in but I realized if I responded in […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Sunday Snippet