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Se7en + 1 Wild Animals on Canvas…

November 7th, 2012 · 17 Comments

Some days are meant for painting. A couple of weeks back we took a day off just for painting… My kids had never painted on their own canvas before… There was a completely different feel in the air… not just our usual paper at all!!! And one of us took it terribly seriously… And we […]

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Tags: Outdoors · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Saturday Spot: Se7en + 1 Visit The Cape Town Science Centre…

November 5th, 2012 · 6 Comments

While this weekend was a quiet weekend, last weekend was not!!! Last Saturday we spent the entire morning playing at The Cape Town Science Centre. Who wouldn’t want to spend hours playing in a totally hands-on scientific haven. We knew from past experiences that this would not be a quick visit… This is the kind […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Outdoors · Saturday Spot

Superbly Stunning Dorling Kindersley Sticker Books… A GiveAway…

September 21st, 2012 · 44 Comments

We did say that we would have GiveAways on our blog all week long… Let’s take a look at todays GiveAway: Dorling Kindersley has the most amazing sticker activity books on earth… a whole series of them in fact: These might look like a couple of Sticker books… but they are not!!! Or should I […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · GiveAways and Swaps · Se7en at School

It’s a Wrap… Se7en + 1 Books Covered…

September 7th, 2012 · 6 Comments

New school year means new journals and lovely fresh crisp pages and lovely new markers and pencil crayons… and did I mention notebooks: You would think with homeschooling I wouldn’t bother with covering school books but trust me with eight kids and everyone having their own… We need to be able to see at a […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Things to Save in an Olympic Time Capsule…

August 9th, 2012 · 12 Comments

So Olympic Season is drawing to a close… and has it been fun!!! Impromptu… races in the road, national flags painted on cheeks, eating around the world, virtually visiting London and hours and hours of watching people do their best… achieving beyond their dreams. So folk doing more than they ever managed and others disappointed […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Circus in Suitcase… Celebrating Alexander Calder…

July 24th, 2012 · 15 Comments

You know how we like to celebrate… and the great artist Alexander Calder had a birthday recently. Since most of our kids have never ever been to a circus we made ourselves one, in a suitcase… Just like Alexander Calder’s. We started with some face decor… because some of us like to get into the […]

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Tags: Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Space Spectacular… Crafts, Facts and Fiction…

July 11th, 2012 · 12 Comments

When Playing by the Book asked for books we had read about Space… well one wasn’t enough and to make it worse we had a whole ton of crafty ideas that we had to play-out before we could blog about it. Space is indeed one of those wonderful places of childhood where the world of […]

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Tags: Science · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task