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Se7en + 1 Gifts Children Can Make for their Siblings…

November 26th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Amidst all that is going on right now, my children have just discovered that end of the year is looming and with the end of the year… Christmas. To say I am as usual caught just slightly off the back foot is a little bit of an understatement. But my gang has tradition on their […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Celebrate Claude Monet’s Birthday…

November 16th, 2013 · 9 Comments

It was Claude Monet’s Birthday on the 14 November. We were looking for something to celebrate, so we made some lillies, floated them on a lake of blue and settled down with a pile of books… Meringue lilies of course!!! If you need to make meringues, they are the easiest thing in the world… We […]

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Tags: Art · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Meet Up With Pablo Picasso: Pizza, Portraits and People…

November 1st, 2013 · 13 Comments

So last week was Picasso’s birthday, and in between endless cups of tea, we decided to have a celebration… We began in the usual way by reading through a pile of books… Feasting on Picasso Pizza Picasso Portraits For this we used Colorix crayons, they are fun and bright and we have had them in […]

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Tags: Art · People/Puppet Crafts · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Review the DK Girls’ Book of Crafts and Activities…

October 27th, 2013 · 9 Comments

Where was this book when I was a child, I love it… and so do my kids. It is literally packed with dozens and dozens of projects to do: decorating your room, food around the world, ideas for a sleepover party, things to do on a car trip… games, crafts, recipes… this book is packed, […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Reviews · Tuesday Art Task

RHS Garden Projects… OutDoor Inspiration from DK Books…

October 11th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Spring is springing and we are so excited to be doing some yard work… our garden has been abandoned for months and we are ready to do some great projects, get a new batch of vegi’s planted and lots of cleaning up. Our inspiration came in the form of a fabulous craft book from DK […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Outdoors · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Colorful Clipboards…

October 10th, 2013 · 14 Comments

So I have been having a massive spring clean – not that anyone would notice, just think: teeny, tiny incremental steps!!! And in my tossing, sifting, sorting I discovered the clipboards. The clipboards that I bought for school – oh about two years ago!!! I thought they would be fun for our rambling art excursions. […]

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Se7en + 1 Are Welcoming Wildlife into the Hedge…

September 28th, 2013 · 19 Comments

It has been wet, wet, wet and almost every time we have plotted and planned a natural factual outing… a trip to the nature reserve – cancelled due to a wild storm; a walk up the mountain with our watercolours – put on hold because of torrential rain… I know the last little bit of […]

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Tags: House Tour · Outdoors · Outside · Saturday Spot · Tuesday Art Task