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Saturday Spot: The Mailbox and Letter Writing with Kids…

October 14th, 2010 · 12 Comments

This Saturday gone by was World Post Day and all things postal sprang to mind. Our post box is one of the most watched spots in our house and everyone knows the klunk as a the lids drops. Followed by the mad dash to be first!!! My kids know there is only one way to […]

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Tags: House Tour · Inside · Language Arts · Outdoors · Saturday Spot · Se7en at School

Se7en’s Teeny Tiny Toothpick Puppet Shows

October 10th, 2010 · 25 Comments

My kids love and adore puppet shows and this week they made mini-puppet shows to demonstrate their story and they ended up playing with them for hours… So here’s how to make your own mini puppet theatre in Se7en Steps: Start with a blank envelope and draw a window/stage… Snip your window out… Then you […]

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Tags: Language Arts · Paper Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Whip Up a Galaxy of Paper Planets…

September 24th, 2010 · 16 Comments

We needed another rainy afternoon craft so we decided to whip up a galaxy of paper planets…It seems that every time we have a rainy afternoon we have a space project… aliens and space ships and so on… so here is our galaxy… Here we go in Se7en Steps: Begin with a piece of card… […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Escher Fun: Pictures, Polygons and Paper Kaleidoscopes…

September 18th, 2010 · 30 Comments

We had a cold rainy afternoon and before we knew it we were in the depths of an Escher Event!!! We Started this week by browsing through this book and everyone wanted to try their hand at some Escher Art: Never Ending Stairways: One of us was brave enough to try an Escher-ish picture, with […]

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Tags: Art · Paper Crafts · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Crafting Clay Creations…

September 4th, 2010 · 16 Comments

Where have I been!!! My kids have loved clay forever and I have always avoided it because I just couldn’t face the mess!!! But on a whim I bought a bag of clay a couple of weeks ago and I seem to have lost my children – who dash to finish school so that they […]

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Tags: Outdoors · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Things To Do With a Pillow Case…

August 21st, 2010 · 20 Comments

I live with a wannabe seamstress – seriously every potential project is a sewing project!!! Needless (!!!) to say I am always looking for materials that I have lying around the house!!! And for the longest time I had a couple of extra pillowcases… and she has slowly but surely been whittling away my supply. […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Flappy Flighty Fun Friends in Se7en Steps…

August 4th, 2010 · 14 Comments

My kids make these quite often because they are easy and such fun and they don’t need any help – well maybe some glue control for some!!! So on a sunny afternoon we whipped up a collection of them, really anything that flies: “Meet the flaps.” Let’s Meet The Players: Stiff paper or card. Scissors. […]

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