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Entries Tagged as 'Book Crafts'

Se7en Make Poetry Notebooks…

April 29th, 2009 · 30 Comments

Following on from our previous post: “Se7en do Poetry, Packed With Poetry Resources for Kids,” our art project this week was inspired by the book: We got this book from the Picnic Basket to review. We totally loved this book by Lois Lowry. If you haven’t met Gooney Bird Greene before she is an exceptional […]

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It’s a Back to School Book Wrap in Se7en Steps…

March 5th, 2009 · 4 Comments

So we are finally back at school and we needed a quick Tuesday Art Task because little legs had spent far too much time sitting at a table trying to get back into the whole school thing. And since this seems to be the week of the wrap we had a book wrapping session – […]

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Basically Brilliant Bookplates…

February 26th, 2009 · 3 Comments

Carrying on with our book theme lately and the fact that it is so hot we can barely drag ourselves off the cold tiles in our dressing room, where everyone has been lying on the floor reading books all week. We need a really quick and simple craft. This is what we are aiming for: […]

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Se7en do Ravenous Beast Collages…

February 19th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Our book of the week last week was the Walker Book: The Ravenous Beast by Niamh Sharkey. The thing that first gets you with this picture book are the illustrations – they are brilliant, appealing, bright and funny. In fact the illustrations tell the story until you discover the words. This book is a fabulous […]

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Se7en Start a Book Nook…

February 4th, 2009 · 32 Comments

Last week there were a few passing clouds in the sky and all my kids headed indoors as if winter had set in, we needed something to do and fast! And so was born The Book Nook: We set up our tent, that normally goes outside in the corner of our kids room – tucked […]

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Tubby and the Lantern and a Se7en Lamp Extravaganza…

January 7th, 2009 · 18 Comments

So we read Tubby and the Lantern again and and again… It is such a lovely story filled with adventure and surprises on every page not to mention… No one expects that when Tubby starts making his enormous lantern that the story will involve traveling to distant lands and only just escaping pirates and getting […]

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Alpaca Hats in Se7en Steps…

December 18th, 2008 · 9 Comments

In the Week That Was – 24 I mentioned that we had received Up and Down the Andes, from The Picnic Basket… This is a brilliant book packed with facts, beautiful artwork and a fantastically smooth rhythmic poem winding you through the Andes… Just wrapping your tongue around the strange and mysterious place names on […]

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