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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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Se7en’s Project A Day: Journaling…

August 2nd, 2013 · 11 Comments

I am a firm believer that our days should include a little writing, a little creating, a little fresh air and a heap of reading, in fact there are a number of habits that we would like to install in our daily lives. Often folks say that if you want to begin a new habit […]

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Se7en’s Painting A Day… The Journey…

July 31st, 2013 · 10 Comments

Last month we began a series of “Project A Day” ideas… in the first month we planned to draw every day… it turned out to be quite a challenge and well worth the effort that we put into it. For the past month we tried Painting everyday. While our drawing everyday project was very much […]

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Se7en Discover the Just So Stories and Meet the Illustrator Alex Latimer…

July 25th, 2013 · 9 Comments

You know those classic books that everyone has read… and yet you have found it difficult if not impossible to read… meet The Just So Stories – it has been a book we have battled with forever… about once a year we bring it out, read the first story and then back on the shelf […]

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Se7en + 1 Wild Animals From Index Cards…

July 18th, 2013 · 9 Comments

We have a pile of index cards lying on the dresser. There was some educational plan for them that never came to pass and they have been crying out for an art project for the longest time. Today was another Wild Day in our corner of Africa and the index cards became a troop of […]

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Se7en + 1’s Painting a Day Project…

July 2nd, 2013 · 4 Comments

We so enjoyed our Drawing-A-Day project last month, it was so quick and easy and fun for all of us and around the table we naturally started brainstorming all sorts of “Something-A-Day” posts… some would be easy to blog about, and some – like take a walk everyday – not so much!!! But we have […]

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Se7en’s Drawing a Day… The Project That Persists…

June 23rd, 2013 · 19 Comments

This has been such an interesting project for us… but let me go back to the beginning. We set ourselves the task of “A Drawing A Day” for the month of June. I had this idea of idly sitting around the kitchen table before dinner and everyone spending fifteen minutes, or so, drawing the item […]

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