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Entries Tagged as 'Tuesday Art Task'

Se7en Steps to Creating a Desk Calendar…

December 31st, 2013 · 3 Comments

It is definitely the season to be thinking about refreshing our noticeboards and putting up fresh calendars… We have been making mini-desk calendars, they are fun and really quick to make… Creating a Desk Calendar Gather up your materials: A small box, we have used tea boxes, some funky card and blank index cards, that […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s Weather Tree and a Free Printable…

December 30th, 2013 · 5 Comments

Our weather tree gains a lot of traffic during this week of the year, so I thought I would pop a brand new, fresh and printable one on our front page, especially for all the folk that are popping over here looking for it. To print: click on the image and it will open in […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Our Events · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

A Week of Making and Baking, Se7en’s Christmas Gifting…

December 28th, 2013 · 9 Comments

It has been a week spent creating and making and baking… ’tis the season for our kids to spend some time at the table making and creating gifts. One person supplied us with eats and treats… Because someone has to sustain the troops with Christmas cupcakes… And lots of mixing… To finally get our spicy […]

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Tags: Holiday Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

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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