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Saturday Spot: A Little Bit of Countryside… Drawing OutDoors…

April 20th, 2011 · 18 Comments

So the weather was a bit dreadful, by our Capetownian standards. This means it was just a bit too windy to live. But I am determined to get outdoors with my guys and draw stuff every week… we are armed with sketchbooks and pencils and we just needed a place that wouldn’t rearrange our hairdo’s […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Saturday Spot

Let’s Go and Fly A Kite… in Se7en Steps…

April 8th, 2011 · 15 Comments

So I have been working on a post for about three weeks now and every night I say tonight is the night to finish it and yet it just keeps on at me!!! So I am posting a Brilliant Book Bonanza for you next week wether it is finished or not. Trust me on this […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

How to Make a Tea Cup Chandelier in Se7en Steps…

March 25th, 2011 · 25 Comments

A couple of weeks ago we visited Fantastic Charly’s Bakery, where you find the most amazing cakes in Cape Town… but not only that, the decor is divine!!! Hood #3 was so inspired by their teacup chandeliers that we headed home to make her own. So this is what you are aiming for: Let’s Meet […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Book Illustration – Le Ballon Rouge by OwlBooks…

March 16th, 2011 · 19 Comments

Hood #1 has a “publication” company called Owl Books. He reports our weekly newspaper and writes and illustrates immense volumes… this one was really worth a post… It is based on one of our favorite books/movies Le Ballon Rouge:

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Tags: Book Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Picasso Portraits…

March 12th, 2011 · 16 Comments

When I heard Lilla A was calling for Self-Portraits I knew it was time for us to do a little Art-Appreciation… and some exploring in the world of Picasso… Let’s begin with some fabulous links: My Kids Art has a great page for Picasso: biography, artworks and fun facts. Heaps of Picasso lesson plans and […]

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Tags: People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Fantastic Flower Fun…

March 6th, 2011 · 19 Comments

I am living and loving Alisa Burke’s SketchBook Delight Course but the only way to do it with a number of kidlets is to let them play with your pens and paints alongside you as you go!!! Today my kids made bunches of flowers using waterproof pens and watercolor paints… While I was filling in […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Wild Paper Animals…

February 26th, 2011 · 16 Comments

I have two beginner readers who just loves Dorling Kindersley books, like who doesn’t!!! There is just enough writing to keep them reading and they are packed with snippets and facts!!! Right now we are so enjoying the 24 hours series… and this week we had a look at the waterhole: Now let me just […]

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