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Se7en + 1 Create Ocean Zones in a Box…

April 30th, 2015 · 5 Comments

It has been an absolute age since we have blogged about anything that we have made… not that we haven’t been making, just that we haven’t gotten round to posting it. Recently the gang had to put together a model of the ocean zones in a box. It was a great project that they could […]

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Brilliant Books: 365 Outdoor Activities You Have to Try!… A DK Book!!!

April 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

Today is Earth Day and the perfect day to review this glorious book. I loved it before I even opened it and all our kids have spent hours poring over it as well. This is the kind of book that I wish I had grown up with… packed, just packed… did I say packed with […]

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Brilliant Books: 101 Great Science Experiments… A DK Book.

April 22nd, 2015 · 4 Comments

For my younger children there is very little difference between science and technology, art and and crafts… in fact no difference at all. They are all about creating and discovering and exploring… new things and new topics. I have been searching for a new book, for my junior scientists, one they haven’t seen before and […]

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A Scientific Discovery: River Pollution in Se7en Steps…

August 28th, 2014 · 7 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: Cape Town · Green Living · Outings · Saturday Spot · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Steps to a Great Rock Pooling Outing…

July 31st, 2014 · 15 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: Green Living · Hiking · Outings · Science · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 are Virtually Visiting Museums…

November 20th, 2013 · 3 Comments

In an unprecedentally wet winter, I decided to a bit of a house sort and my children, were having none of that!!! I had to think of a way to make it fun and not seem like any work at all. I don’t know about your kids, but taking it from mine, they love to […]

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How to Create a Stylus in Just Se7en Steps…

September 5th, 2013 · 9 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‚Ķ “I’m making a […]

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