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Se7en + 1 Art Materials That We Use Everyday…

January 13th, 2016 · 14 Comments

A couple of weeks back I was asked a really good question on instagram… what materials do we use for all our arts and crafts projects. What are our favourite colouring pencils, markers and so on. I thought that would be a great post to use as we dive back into blogging with enthusiasm… to […]

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Today We Celebrated Henri Rousseau’s Birthday…

May 23rd, 2014 · 5 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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Se7en + 1 Celebrate Claude Monet’s Birthday…

November 16th, 2013 · 9 Comments

It was Claude Monet’s Birthday on the 14 November. We were looking for something to celebrate, so we made some lillies, floated them on a lake of blue and settled down with a pile of books… Meringue lilies of course!!! If you need to make meringues, they are the easiest thing in the world… We […]

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Se7en + 1 Meet Up With Pablo Picasso: Pizza, Portraits and People…

November 1st, 2013 · 14 Comments

So last week was Picasso’s birthday, and in between endless cups of tea, we decided to have a celebration… We began in the usual way by reading through a pile of books… Feasting on Picasso Pizza Picasso Portraits For this we used Colorix crayons, they are fun and bright and we have had them in […]

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Se7en + 1 Differences Between Arts and Crafts in our Homeschool…

September 19th, 2013 · 6 Comments

A recent reader question was how do you separate arts and crafts, and how do you teach them? The one thing about artiness and craftiness is that they are just two ways that our children use and develop their creativity and gain confidence in their own abilities and skills on a daily basis. I have […]

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Introducing: Se7en + 1’s Drawing a Day Project…

May 31st, 2013 · 37 Comments

In our previous post on the things that have worked for school this year, the one thing that we said was working for us this past year was art… just drawing. So we thought we would start a little project, to get us into the habit of drawing every day… If you click on the […]

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Se7en + Create an Art Gallery With “Get Into Art – Animals”… GiveAway #1/8

April 11th, 2013 · 40 Comments

Welcome to a week of Se7en + 1 Crafty GiveAways on our blog Se7en + 1 Creative Posts Back to Back Some books inspire you to make an art gallery… and this is one of them… Recently I attended the PanMacMillan Children’s Presentation for 2013 and I have to say I literally grabbed this book […]

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