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A Scientific Discovery: River Pollution in Se7en Steps…

August 28th, 2014 · 2 Comments

When the weather is grim we often head for the local wetlands for an amble, instead of the beach. Another one of our favourite spots to go walking is in SilverMine Nature Reserve, which happens to be where the source of our wetland river begins. Last week we were lucky enough to hike the river… […]

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Tags: Science · Se7en at School

Se7en Take a Visit to Parkour School…

August 20th, 2014 · 13 Comments

Over the past couple of years we have whittled down our extra murals to well, zero. Probably all our friends do some sort of sport as an extra-mural, but we have been doing sport as a family. Beach running, leaping around on the mountain… I am all about my kids learning that exercise is a […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Electives · Outings · Saturday Spot · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Steps to a Great Rock Pooling Outing…

July 31st, 2014 · 10 Comments

I mentioned in our previous post that we have just had a science week and we try and include some sort of scientific outing in our science weeks. Luckily where we are we are spoilt for the great outdoors and most of our scientific outings are related to natural factual observations. There are few better […]

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Tags: Outings · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Tips on Curbing the Homeschool Chaos…

July 30th, 2014 · 6 Comments

A couple of months back as most of our readers ended their school year… I received a number of emails asking me how do I deal with the end of year homeschool clutter. We have just had a two week “science breather’ and I realised, now as so many folk are thinking about a new […]

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Tags: Organizing School · Se7en at School

The Amazing Scratch Map for Kids from MapStudio… A Totally Cool GiveAway…

June 20th, 2014 · 54 Comments

We were sent a World Scratch Map to Review by MapStudio and we love it… Honestly this was instant happiness and we all loved it. This is a world map with a difference, it is a map that you have to interact with and go exploring… At first glance it is a silver map… but […]

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Tags: Geography · GiveAways and Swaps · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Discover their Baking Skills with Yuppie Chef…

June 11th, 2014 · 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago we wrote a post on Free Online Learning Resources, and one of the courses I wrote about was Yuppie Chef’s Free Baking Course. Well a number of folk wanted to know more about the course and is this is the post that tells you a little bit more… Last year […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Electives · Monday Munchies · Se7en at School

Today We Celebrated Henri Rousseau’s Birthday…

May 23rd, 2014 · 4 Comments

And a tiger joined us for tea… The Facts… We started by finding out se7en + 1 facts about Henri Rousseau: He was a French Man. He was born in 1844. He never went to art school, he just loved art. He was a customs officer before he retired to become an artist. He never […]

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Tags: Art · Se7en at School