Sometimes a book cries out for a little craftiness, not to mention a little actual factual discovery. Introducing the new book: Hoot Owl Master of Disguise, by Sean Taylor and illustrated by Jean Jullian. About the Book This is the story of Hoot Owl, who is very hungry and flying through the night looking for […]
Entries Tagged as 'Tuesday Art Task'
July 3rd, 2016 · 5 Comments
June 30th, 2016 · 7 Comments
We used to walk their a lot when our children were small and then for at least a year after the great fire this part of the reserve was closed and we haven’t been back there very much since then… … It is a lot easier than the many of the hikes folks push themselves through to get to the top of Table Mountain and if you are visiting Cape Town and looking for a family hike that is easily accessible and includes lots of fun little features… then this one ticks all the boxes.
June 24th, 2016 · 8 Comments
Every now and then a book lands on my desk that instantly inspires my kids to create and try and make their own version… I think it is the natural flow of of admiration for a book well created. We would love to introduce you to Tidy by Emily Gravett, published by PanMacmillan South Africa. […]
May 27th, 2016 · 10 Comments
It is definitely time for a crafty book post, and you know how we absolutely love Where’s Wally over here. Let us introduce the new Where’s Wally Colouring Book, by Martin Handford. Yes, the colouring craze has extended all the way to Where’s Wally and it is brilliant, the hunt is on and it is […]
Tags: Book Crafts
May 20th, 2016 · 12 Comments
From time to time I post a snippet of our kids’ nature journals on instagram… and inevitably folk ask us to write a post on nature note booking with kids. Honestly… it is the easiest thing in the world and is a lovely way to create a sweet and lasting memento of their drawing through […]
April 29th, 2016 · 9 Comments
With World book Day last weekend, we are celebrating with a week of books on our blog. I am Henry Finch, published by PanMacmillan South Africa is a thoughtful new release that will inspire artists of all ages and stages… a book full of fingerprint finches is enough to get any artists “arting.” You can […]
April 20th, 2016 · 14 Comments
So a couple of weeks back, we took a week off blogging, the father person was on leave and we were all overdue for a break, shew… a week of afternoon naps and absolutely no household projects… a reading and resting holiday. The kind of holiday essential to recovering the soul. I did have a […]