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Entries Tagged as 'Tuesday Art Task'

Se7en + 1 Hike the Silvermine River, From the Source to the Sea…

May 27th, 2015 · 8 Comments

One of the projects that we did last year for school was to follow a river from the source to the sea. It was a big project and ended in a hike that we meant to blog about and then somehow got caught up in all the other posts that one must post… so here […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

Se7en + 1 Create Ocean Zones in a Box…

April 30th, 2015 · 6 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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Tags: Science · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

The Sketchbook Project 2015: Before and After…

April 1st, 2015 · 8 Comments

Every year we join in The Sketchbook Project, it is a project with the Brooklyn Art Gallery that sends folk all over the world a moleskin type notebook to fill in and return. We have been doing this project for a number of years, it is really our most fun creative project each year and […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Do Your Kids Wear Sunglasses? Hood 4 Tried Out a Pair of O-V Optics Sunnies…

March 31st, 2015 · 4 Comments

A couple of weeks back O-V Optics (100% UV Protective Eyewear for Children) contacted us and asked if we wanted to try out a pair of their sunglasses for kids, known as sunnies in this house. If I had asked my kids who would like to be the test model… all my kids would have […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Reviews

How to Plant a Garden in a Reliance Compost Bag…

March 27th, 2015 · 3 Comments

Following on from our previous post on planting trees for Zambia, so many folk have said how they would love to go to Zambia too… well you can. Reliance Compost is running a competition and they are giving away a week in Zambia, to the person who can create the most incredible item from a […]

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Tags: Recycle Crafts

How to Make the Quickest Crackers in the World…

January 7th, 2015 · 4 Comments

The things that hold families together are often funny little family traditions, those memories that keep on returning: family feasts and secret sibling gifts, a very last minute Christmas tree and for us a New Year Tree. The New Year Tree came about with my crazy need to start a year fresh. The week before […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Tradition of Secret Sibling Gifts…

December 28th, 2014 · 7 Comments

We are not overly big on christmas gifting… but there is one particular gift that means the world to our kids and that is the gift that they make and create for each other. … The gift has two requirements really: The gift must be mostly home made, we don’t have a special Christmas budget, but they may “shop the shelves” at home and they do dip into our crafty supplies a fair amount.

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Tuesday Art Task