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Se7en Crafting Clay Creations…

September 4th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Where have I been!!! My kids have loved clay forever and I have always avoided it because I just couldn’t face the mess!!! But on a whim I bought a bag of clay a couple of weeks ago and I seem to have lost my children – who dash to finish school so that they […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Seaside Science… with Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom…

July 22nd, 2010 · 19 Comments

This book was our book of the week last week and I said I would have to post about it!!! You know when you have a book out of the library and you keep it out for so long that it becomes part of the furniture… Well I have this problem with Mick Manning and […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Science · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Saturday Spot: The Autumn Table and Se7en Million Autumn Crafts…

June 8th, 2010 · 11 Comments

Recently, on our Saturday Spot we went looking for Autumn and then we went looking for Autumn again… And this is what we found: And now that our early evenings are looking like this: cold, dark and damp… We took the Autumn haul out and we got down to some serious crafting. There was carving: […]

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Tags: House Tour · Inside · Outdoors · Saturday Spot · Tuesday Art Task

Saturday Spot: Making Kelp Horns in Se7en Steps at the Shark Center…

June 1st, 2010 · 20 Comments

A couple of weeks ago I posted all about our visit to the Save Our Seas Shark Center… and we had to go back for a little bit more!!! Well last week we went to make some Kelp Horns or Vuvuzelas as they are known in South Africa. Wander down this post to find out […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Outings · Saturday Spot · Tuesday Art Task

Saturday Spot: The Hunt Continues…

May 11th, 2010 · 7 Comments

I know everyone is thinking about Spring, but I have this idea for a “Se7en Autumn Crafts” post… and we need lots of Autumn supplies, so a couple of weeks ago we went on an Autumn hunt. We let off a lot of steam and did a lot of hiding and seeking and running and […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

Se7en’s Bark Art Boats and Beasts, An Earth Day Challenge…

April 23rd, 2010 · 9 Comments

HAPPY DAY We celebrated Earth Day by heading outdoors, of course!!! We had ourselves a bit of a natural scavenge challenge. Here was the task: Make anything you like out of anything natural and return to the workbench for photographing… thirty minutes time limit. We use bark as mulch and we have heaps of it […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Make Totem Poles Again and Again…

January 29th, 2010 · 14 Comments

There is something about Totem Poles that my kids just love. They have made them out of play dough, they have made them out of tin cans, they have made them out of cotton spools, they have made them out of boxes… But their favorite has been made from a pile of logs that we […]

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