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Entries Tagged as 'Tuesday Art Task'

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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What We Are Reading Right Now – The Dancing Edition…

June 11th, 2013 · 5 Comments

The world of dancing is a fabulous place to introduce children to great literature and classic stories in a fun way. This month on Playing by the Book the theme is dancing, while we were chatting about our favourite dancing books we got a bit busy… There is always time to create twelve million dancing […]

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Introducing: Se7en + 1’s Drawing a Day Project…

May 31st, 2013 · 37 Comments

In our previous post on the things that have worked for school this year, the one thing that we said was working for us this past year was art… just drawing. So we thought we would start a little project, to get us into the habit of drawing every day… If you click on the […]

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