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Se7en + 1 Meet Up With Pablo Picasso: Pizza, Portraits and People…

November 1st, 2013 · 10 Comments

So last week was Picasso’s birthday, and in between endless cups of tea, we decided to have a celebration… We began in the usual way by reading through a pile of books… Feasting on Picasso Pizza Picasso Portraits For this we used Colorix crayons, they are fun and bright and we have had them in […]

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Tags: Art · People/Puppet Crafts · Se7en at School · 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 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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Tags: Paper Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Shadow Puppets – Book Reviews on a Stick…

January 31st, 2013 · 14 Comments

This week we have been enjoying our book reviews on a stick… There comes a time when the fun of a book can be totally destroyed by another written book review… and I am happy for our kids to be able to enjoy what they are reading in any number ways… Today we took a […]

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Tags: Brilliant Books · Language Arts · People/Puppet Crafts · Se7en at School · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en + 1 Wild Animals on Canvas…

November 7th, 2012 · 17 Comments

Some days are meant for painting. A couple of weeks back we took a day off just for painting… My kids had never painted on their own canvas before… There was a completely different feel in the air… not just our usual paper at all!!! And one of us took it terribly seriously… And we […]

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Tags: Outdoors · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Make Mini Hobby Horses…

March 15th, 2012 · 23 Comments

Sometimes I just need to sit with my little people and make things… well this weekend we needed to do something with those sweet outgrown socks that are just too cute to get rid of. We saw some hobby horses a while back and my little ones thought they were quite magical – so mini-hobby […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Fast Fun Felt Finger Puppets

July 28th, 2011 · 18 Comments

Here is a crazy thing… We have never made felt finger puppets, and we love puppets so, I thought they would be too tricky and difficult for little hands. I always thought you would have to stitch them and I had visions of children hanging around me, while I sat stitching as fast as I […]

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Tags: Fabric Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task