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Se7en + 1 Tips for Handing in a Thesis…

November 14th, 2013 · 6 Comments

I know this is not our typical post, but it is the season for thesis submissions in our part of the world, in fact I have an almost permanent pile of papers on my desk right now. This is the time of year that a number of students descend on me to “take a look” […]

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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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Se7en’s Journaling A Day… An Astonishing Progress Report…

August 16th, 2013 · 13 Comments

So we are halfway through August and I thought by now my kids would have been tired of doing a “Project a Day” but they aren’t, it is the first thing they settle down and work on after breakfast. Nothing happens until we have created together for a while on our journal project, and as […]

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Se7en Celebrate World Book Day With The Green Ship…

March 8th, 2013 · 12 Comments

You all know us and how we can’t resist an opportunity to celebrate!!! We love making books memorable and today was Today was World Book Day and the perfect day to bring one of our favourites to life. Let’s introduce our favourite picture book ever: The Green Ship by Quentin Blake: It is the story […]

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Tags: Language Arts · What We Are Reading

Se7en + 1 Shadow Puppets – Book Reviews on a Stick…

January 31st, 2013 · 14 Comments

This week we have been enjoying our book reviews on a stick… There comes a time when the fun of a book can be totally destroyed by another written book review… and I am happy for our kids to be able to enjoy what they are reading in any number ways… Today we took a […]

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What We Are Reading Right Now #3 – The Back to School Edition…

August 14th, 2012 · 12 Comments

This is a special edition… When my friend Zoe at Playing By the Book calls for books on a particular topic… then we respond!!! I thought we might battle to find books about “Back to School” since we have never been in school… turns out there are heaps of school books out there and tons […]

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Se7en’s Summer Reading: The Fairy Episode… Crafts, Reads and Exploring…

May 15th, 2012 · 12 Comments

It has been a while since I had a little girl who was wild about fairies and since fairy parties were the order of the day… everyday!!! But suddenly this past summer we had two small girls of just the right age: the moment between everything being just too tricky for little hands and too […]

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