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Se7en + 1 Musical Appreciation Resources for Kids…. Books, Online and Craftiness…

October 18th, 2012 · 5 Comments

A lot of folks have asked what tools we use for music appreciation, this week Playing By the Book had a call out for Music books and that was the prompt for me to pop all our musical resources into one post for our readers. While our children learn how to play musical instruments as […]

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Se7en Discover the Great Artists: Marc Chagall

May 18th, 2012 · 15 Comments

A Couple of weeks back I showed you how we studied art… We provided an outline post for covering the Great Artists with Leonardo Da Vinci. This week we learnt about Mark Chagall… What a wonderfully versatile artist… We had such fun exploring his art… It took us a whole lot longer than we thought […]

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Tags: Art · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Discover the Great Artists: Leonardo Da Vinci

May 3rd, 2012 · 16 Comments

Last week in our ongoing Homeschool Series I wrote about how we do a little bit of art every day to get us started with school. I thought I would show you how we look at a great artist. I want to say that we are trying to gain familiarity with a famous artist’s work, […]

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Se7en Tips for Starting An Art Explosion…

April 21st, 2012 · 16 Comments

We have been writing a series over the past couple of weeks on how we tackle those school topics that often slip through the cracks. Everybody knows that one of the great advantages to homeschooling is that you can be more flexible with your time and there is time to study things that your children […]

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Se7en + 1 Tips for Crafting with Kids…

March 2nd, 2012 · 13 Comments

I started to write this post a little while back as part of a series sharing tips on how we get topics done for school and then discovered that crafts required a bit of background… For instance just what exactly are our favorite crafting materials? Well, I wrote about our crafty materials yesterday as a […]

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Tags: Art · HomeSchool Questions · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en ‘s Essential Crafting Materials – A List of Lists…

February 29th, 2012 · 8 Comments

There are really three types of crafty materials in the world: Those you have lying around, those that you have to have on hand and those that are just perfect treats. This post is part of my series on homeschooling topics: One question I get is how do I find the time to do crafts […]

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Tags: Art · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Escher Fun: Pictures, Polygons and Paper Kaleidoscopes…

September 18th, 2010 · 30 Comments

We had a cold rainy afternoon and before we knew it we were in the depths of an Escher Event!!! We Started this week by browsing through this book and everyone wanted to try their hand at some Escher Art: Never Ending Stairways: One of us was brave enough to try an Escher-ish picture, with […]

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Tags: Art · Paper Crafts · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task