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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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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

Se7en’s Fabric Farmyard Friends and Another Brilliant Barefoot Book GiveAway…

June 16th, 2012 · 28 Comments

I told you we would have two weeks of book GiveAways on our blog and we have made it!!! We have been reading and reading… Last week we wrote a post on Brilliant Barefoot Books we had been enjoying. This week we wanted to show you the board books we had been looking at… Now […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · GiveAways and Swaps · Tuesday Art Task

Rabbits in the Park, Quick Handwarmers – A Crafty GiveAway…

June 15th, 2012 · 20 Comments

I said it was the fortnight of book GiveAways and really I just wasn’t kidding you!!! Here is a picture book that we recently received for review… and it is a book with a certain sweetness about it… and once we had read it… heaps of crafty activities to attach to this adorable little story […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · GiveAways and Swaps · Tuesday Art Task

Face Painting 101 – A Really Wild GiveAway…

June 14th, 2012 · 27 Comments

Seriously, face painting… face painting is my hidden secret – I keep face paints in my bag, along with my camera and my moleskin, it makes me feel like the best mom in the world to always have a couple of face paints along for the ride. The trouble with my awesome mom repertoire is […]

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Tags: GiveAways and Swaps · Tuesday Art Task

A Walk in the Hood…

May 21st, 2012 · 8 Comments

For a long time we had more than a few folk that were too little to go for anything other than the shortest walk. Suddenly my kids are old enough to go for a walk in the neighborhood with only one person needing a ride from time to time… we are mostly mobile!!! And so […]

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Tags: Cape Town · Hiking · House Tour · Outdoors · Outings · Saturday Spot

Se7en Discover the Great Artists: Marc Chagall

May 18th, 2012 · 15 Comments

A Couple of weeks back I showed you how we studied art… We provided an outline post for covering the Great Artists with Leonardo Da Vinci. This week we learnt about Mark Chagall… What a wonderfully versatile artist… We had such fun exploring his art… It took us a whole lot longer than we thought […]

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