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Saturday Spot: Roald Dahl Inspiration Tray and Peachy Insect Shadow Bugs…

September 13th, 2011 · 20 Comments

So today was Roald Dahl’s Birthday and we had books for breakfast, seriously sometimes you must do what you must do… We could have had Bruce Bogtrotter Cake, so books seemed like a really good idea!!! School didn’t go quite as expected either… I live with a potential Roald Dahl, well eight of them really, […]

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Se7en Make Road Maps…

August 19th, 2011 · 19 Comments

Some of us have places to go and things to do: So we made a road map… We have had some rainy afternoons and we have had some free time… and a large piece of paper. We added some paper scraps and magazines and glue sticks and scissors… And a heap of concentrated effort… We […]

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Se7en Million Colorful Camoflauged Chamelions…

August 5th, 2011 · 18 Comments

Can I just say we love and adore chameleons… which are a very rare find… And Crayola crayons, which are equally rare over here… I have been saving up a box of 48 for the longest time and brought them out yesterday for a project… And our all time favorite book, that we all know […]

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Se7en’s Fun Photo Props…

July 22nd, 2011 · 14 Comments

You see them everywhere… mustaches, beards, bow ties, spectacles… well my kids needed some!!! Let’s Meet The Players: black card bright paints scissors drinking straws white project glue Let’s Play The Game: So we got to work… paints are always a good place to start… And a painting frenzy ensued: And ended up with all […]

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Fabulous Fish of the Woven Variety…

June 10th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Yesterday was World Oceans Day… And an easy paper weaving project helped us celebrate. I had visions of spending a couple of hours rock pooling but it was just too freezing for the beach so we headed for the local shark center… to have a look at the baby sharks in their tank… We had […]

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Se7en Welcome the Whales…

May 13th, 2011 · 11 Comments

I do confess I am not a Winter person but Winter does bring some wonderful visitors to Cape Town and apparently the whales are back in town… We haven’t seen them up close and personal yet… but they are definitely back in town!!! So we made some retro whales to welcome them…. We began by […]

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Se7en + 1 Make a Box Village…

May 1st, 2011 · 11 Comments

So we have been reading… You have to remember this book… and how often I hear my kids say: “Come over to my house, come over and play…” to all and sundry. We do have a house a bit like a train station… with heaps of guests passing through. So this book, as well as […]

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