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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

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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