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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

Sometimes… You Just Want to Doodle With Plasticine…

September 26th, 2013 · 13 Comments

I always, always forget how my kids really love this stuff… we can get it at the Supermarket for nearly nothing and everyone loves it!!! But with this on the table we are all able to listen away to heaps of audible books… So many folks have suggested LEGO, honestly eight kids playing with LEGO […]

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Tags: People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Differences Between Arts and Crafts in our Homeschool…

September 19th, 2013 · 6 Comments

A recent reader question was how do you separate arts and crafts, and how do you teach them? The one thing about artiness and craftiness is that they are just two ways that our children use and develop their creativity and gain confidence in their own abilities and skills on a daily basis. I have […]

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Tags: Art · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

How to Create a Stylus in Just Se7en Steps…

September 5th, 2013 · 9 Comments

So we live with an inventor, Hood #2 has been inventing things since the beginning of time. He is mad about electronics and has been exploring how to make his own stylus. The other day I posted this photograph on instagram: I asked Hood #2 what his plan was for school today… “I’m making a […]

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Tags: Science · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en’s New Project a Day: A Word A Day…

September 3rd, 2013 · 9 Comments

We have been working on a Project a Day for the last couple of months, we have had a drawing a day, a painting a day… and a journal a day project… and this month’s project is a word a day project. We are Going on a Word Hunt… As you can see, since we […]

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Tags: Language Arts · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 are Discovering the “Then-a-Days…”

August 23rd, 2013 · 3 Comments

It is that time of year when we all start to long for Spring and the warmer weather we love. Every extra rainy day seems like a rainy day too many. Normally my kids play outdoors most of the day – rain or shine, but it has been unnaturally rainy and by our standards particularly […]

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

Se7en’s Journaling A Day… An Astonishing Progress Report…

August 16th, 2013 · 13 Comments

So we are halfway through August and I thought by now my kids would have been tired of doing a “Project a Day” but they aren’t, it is the first thing they settle down and work on after breakfast. Nothing happens until we have created together for a while on our journal project, and as […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Language Arts · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task