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Entries from September 2013

Se7en at School: Where have all the Fathers Gone?

September 12th, 2013 · 22 Comments

Recently a reader asked such a good question, I had to mull it over a little bit and reply with a post. Whenever she goes looking for information, she is thinking of homeschooling her children, it is always all about the moms. The father’s appear to be so far behind the homeschooling scenes as to […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Homeschooling

Saturday Spot: Se7en Join An Amazing Race in the Cape Peninsula National Park…

September 10th, 2013 · 22 Comments

So after weeks of rain we woke on Friday to glorious sunshine… and we set out to make the most of it!!! It was a bit of an early start for my gang, who had had a sleepless night in excited anticipation… I had a sleepless night because I suddenly remembered at the last minute […]

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Tags: Outings · Saturday Spot · Visit Cape Town

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #187

September 8th, 2013 · No Comments

So, hello to September… and I thought we would never see sunshine again… but we did get a little bit of sunshine this week and right now there is no wet laundry hanging in our house – anywhere!!! One thing about our grim wintry weather is that it does bring on the best possible surfing… […]

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Tags: Fabulous Fun

How to Create a Stylus in Just Se7en Steps…

September 5th, 2013 · 10 Comments

So we live with an inventor, Hood #2 has been inventing things since the beginning of time. He is mad about electronics and has been exploring how to make his own stylus. The other day I posted this photograph on instagram: I asked Hood #2 what his plan was for school today… “I’m making a […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Homeschooling · Science

Se7en’s New Project a Day: A Word A Day…

September 3rd, 2013 · 9 Comments

We have been working on a Project a Day for the last couple of months, we have had a drawing a day, a painting a day… and a journal a day project… and this month’s project is a word a day project. We are Going on a Word Hunt… As you can see, since we […]

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Tags: Crafts for Kids · Homeschooling · Language Arts

Se7en’s September and Free Printable Calendar…

September 2nd, 2013 · 7 Comments

Welcome to September… Click on the calendar page, it will open in a new tab, print it out and then colour it and fill in the days that you want to celebrate… pop it on the fridge and you are good to go. You can still find all the calendar pages down the right hand […]

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Tags: Activity Calendar

Se7en’s Fabulous Friday Fun #186

September 1st, 2013 · 3 Comments

So that was August and your September post will be up later… this was the week we literally washed off the world and dropped off the earth. We spotted an elephant, in our walking about… Forget about couch days, it has been snowing – yes snowing and we have been freezing and bed seems to […]

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Tags: Fabulous Fun