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Entries from August 2009

This Week (24th August) at Se7en…

August 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments

A new week with a whole lot of new days to celebrate. About.com’s Calendar. Crayola.com Enchanted Learning. Reading Activity Calendar. Teacher Vision. And these are the days we will be looking at this week: 24 August: Waffle Iron Patented (1869). History of the waffle iron from Wikipedia. Wonderful waffles in Se7en Steps. Watch this youtube […]

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Tags: Celebrity Calendar

Sunday Snippet: The Great Dinosaur Mystery – A Review.

August 23rd, 2009 · 14 Comments

I have had a couple of folk ask me in hushed tones “Do you teach your children about dinosaurs?” Of course we do, most kids love dinosaurs, ours kids included. These awesome creatures that roamed the earth were part of God’s Creation, why wouldn’t we be fascinated by dinosaurs? I think that the debate between […]

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Sunday Snippet: GiveAway Winner… In God’s Image.

August 23rd, 2009 · 3 Comments

Last Sunday I posted a

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Sunday Snippet

Saturday Spot: Party Zone and a Wish List…

August 23rd, 2009 · 2 Comments

I don’t have a Saturday Spot, because this is what we were doing today, ticking things off my to-do list before #8 arrives: A Where the Wild Things Are Party Red Hot Chili Party A Chemical Chaos Party Otherwise since I don’t have a particular Saturday Spot let me show you two of my favorite […]

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Tags: House Tour · Inside · Saturday Spot

The Week That Was – 2.8

August 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments

So here we are – wet and freezing. The only thing worth doing during our dreadful weather is to sit on the couch and read and read and read…. The biggest event of the week was that someone discovered balloons! And boy did she discover them. A couple of other people had a great balloon […]

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7 Motivations to get Kids to Do Their Chores: What Works and What Doesn’t.

August 20th, 2009 · 23 Comments

For someone who didn’t think they had a lot to say about chores and could never raise the energy to even think of a chore chart, turns out I have quite a lot to say, after all. Last week I wrote a post: Se7en Things I Would Like My Kids to Learn From Doing Chores… […]

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Tags: Organizing Se7en

Se7en Slinky Spinning Swinging Spiders…

August 19th, 2009 · 8 Comments

So we have a little hood obsessed with beetles, bugs and creepy crawlies in general and the house is rocking to the “gentle beat” of Incy Wincy Spider. Recently we made bed bug hand warmers, this time we decided to make dangly spiders. Here is what we are aiming for: Let’s Meet the Players: For […]

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Tags: People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task