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Entries Tagged as 'Thoughtful Thursdays'

It’s Women’s Day in South Africa…

August 10th, 2016 · 4 Comments

Today is National Women’s Day in South Africa. On this day in 1956 about twenty thousand women of all ages and races walked to the Union Buildings in Pretoria to protest the country’s pass laws, which were used to enforce the Urban Areas Act, essentially Apartheid in our country. The women left one hundred thousand […]

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Book of the Week: Se7en Discover Owls and Hoot Owl, Master of Disguise…

July 3rd, 2016 · 6 Comments

Sometimes a book cries out for a little craftiness, not to mention a little actual factual discovery. Introducing the new book: Hoot Owl Master of Disguise, by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Jean Jullian. About the Book This is the story of Hoot Owl, who is very hungry and flying through the night looking for […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Brilliant Books · Reviews · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Got to Cook With HP and Learn in the Stir Crazy Cooking School…

June 15th, 2016 · 9 Comments

A couple of weeks back I was invited out for lunch by HP South Africa I was a little surprised, it wasn’t the usual type of media invitation that I receive. I am not the most (read not at all) tech savvy gal in the world, and they soon found that out. But I am […]

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Tags: Cook Book Reviews · Monday Munchies · Reviews

A Galactically Good Nature Poster GiveAway…

June 1st, 2016 · 20 Comments

Last week we blogged a post about our Nature Journals… And what an easy and accessible activity it is for everyone to join in. I wrote about how for nature journaling it really helps to have local guide books, especially ones that are geared towards children, on hand. Well it turns out that our favourite […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Reviews · Se7en at School

Se7en + 1 Reader Questions Asked and Answered…

May 13th, 2016 · 4 Comments

I get asked a lot of questions, about living with eight kids and homeschooling and life in general, via email and just lately on instagram… some of them are easy, some of them are awkward and some, I discard as they arrive. But I thought I would gather up a few of them and answer […]

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Tags: Home Truths · Se7en at School · Thoughtful Thursdays

Have You Met Henry Finch… And Se7en + 1 Finger Print Activities…

April 29th, 2016 · 9 Comments

With World book Day last weekend, we are celebrating with a week of books on our blog. I am Henry Finch, published by PanMacmillan South Africa is a thoughtful new release that will inspire artists of all ages and stages… a book full of fingerprint finches is enough to get any artists “arting.” You can […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Reviews · Tuesday Art Task

What We Are Reading Right Now – The GALACTIC Edition…

March 29th, 2016 · 9 Comments

I thought I would bring you a galactic list of books to read, and we have tried to include something for absolutely everyone. Otherwise, it is the autumn break from school over here and the father person has surprised us with a few days off work… so here is a great post to keep you […]

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