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Entries Tagged as 'Book Crafts'

Se7en’s Sketchbook Project 2014: The King’s Finder…

January 23rd, 2014 · 13 Comments

Last week our instagram feed looked a bit like craft central, as we dashed our way through to the finish of our annual sketchbook project. A couple of you wanted to see the finished product – and as the years go by our sketchbooks become more and more complicated and more interactive – and “lift-the-flapish” […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Our Events · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 are Discovering the “Then-a-Days…”

August 23rd, 2013 · 3 Comments

It is that time of year when we all start to long for Spring and the warmer weather we love. Every extra rainy day seems like a rainy day too many. Normally my kids play outdoors most of the day – rain or shine, but it has been unnaturally rainy and by our standards particularly […]

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

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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Tags: Book Crafts · Language Arts · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Discover the Just So Stories and Meet the Illustrator Alex Latimer…

July 25th, 2013 · 6 Comments

You know those classic books that everyone has read… and yet you have found it difficult if not impossible to read… meet The Just So Stories – it has been a book we have battled with forever… about once a year we bring it out, read the first story and then back on the shelf […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Tuesday Art Task · What We Are Reading

Se7en + 1′s Painting a Day Project…

July 2nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

We so enjoyed our Drawing-A-Day project last month, it was so quick and easy and fun for all of us and around the table we naturally started brainstorming all sorts of “Something-A-Day” posts… some would be easy to blog about, and some – like take a walk everyday – not so much!!! But we have […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Drawing a Day… The Project That Persists…

June 23rd, 2013 · 19 Comments

This has been such an interesting project for us… but let me go back to the beginning. We set ourselves the task of “A Drawing A Day” for the month of June. I had this idea of idly sitting around the kitchen table before dinner and everyone spending fifteen minutes, or so, drawing the item […]

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Super Quick and Super Speedy Car Artiness… Another GiveAway…

April 24th, 2013 · 18 Comments

So have you met the amazing team of Peter Stein and Bob Staake… picture books that you totally have to love… we certainly did!!! Here is a book packed with amazing artwork that inspired us to try our own… This is number se7en in our series of se7en + 1 fabulous Crafty book Giveaways… Read […]

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