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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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Tags: Art · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Summer Reading: The Fairy Episode… Crafts, Reads and Exploring…

May 15th, 2012 · 12 Comments

It has been a while since I had a little girl who was wild about fairies and since fairy parties were the order of the day… everyday!!! But suddenly this past summer we had two small girls of just the right age: the moment between everything being just too tricky for little hands and too […]

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

Se7en Build MatchStick Planes by the Dozen…

May 11th, 2012 · 11 Comments

It’s a lazy day around here and this is what we are making the dozen… by the squadron!!! It all began with many boxes of matches… This is what happens when you have eight kids who constantly need matchboxes for projects… What do you do with all those matches? Well you build an air force […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Sunday Snippet: Se7en Make Palm Sunday Palm Leaf Crosses

April 5th, 2012 · 7 Comments

So we find ourselves exactly half way between Palm Sunday and Good Friday, to be followed very quickly by Easter Sunday… Every Palm Sunday I am flung back to my childhood and I remember my older sister and her special Sunday School Bible packed with Palm Sunday crosses made from palm leaves… Somehow I missed […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Sunday Snippet · Tuesday Art Task