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Se7en Picasso Portraits…

March 12th, 2011 · 16 Comments

When I heard Lilla A was calling for Self-Portraits I knew it was time for us to do a little Art-Appreciation… and some exploring in the world of Picasso… Let’s begin with some fabulous links: My Kids Art has a great page for Picasso: biography, artworks and fun facts. Heaps of Picasso lesson plans and […]

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Se7en’s Sinking Submersible…

February 1st, 2011 · 22 Comments

We have made a Rollicking Rocket before and when the father person came home from work with a large box we knew that we needed to make a sinking submersible… It involved a fair amount of digging in the recycling… and one or two disasters before we made our prototype!!! Don’t be afraid to try […]

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

Se7en’s Winter Wonderland in Summer…

December 18th, 2010 · 5 Comments

We managed the Wonderland, but not the winter so much!!! We have been saving up drinks bottles and clay to join Lilla a in her Winter Wonderland Exhibition… Keep in mind that our idea of winter is severely limited and includes trips to the beach. And our only experience of snow came in a box… […]

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Se7en Tea Party Crafts…

October 31st, 2010 · 13 Comments

Well when you are having A Virtual Tea Party you need to have a couple of crafts at hand…   A Tea Party Paper Hat: A tea Party isn’t a tea party without a hat!!! Paper is your friend, it’s a lot more malleable than we think!!!Take large pieces of paper, bigger than your child’s […]

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Tags: Paper Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Plenty of Parties · Tuesday Art Task

Se7en Make A Field of Fabric Friends…

October 24th, 2010 · 18 Comments

We are planning a bit of fun on our blog next week, and we will need a bunch of friends… so we made them out of fabric. Let’s Meet the Players: Fabric Scraps. Thick card to work on. White Craft Glue. Wooden Kebab Sticks. Let’s Play the Game. Here we go in Se7en Steps: Out […]

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

Se7en’s Teeny Tiny Toothpick Puppet Shows

October 10th, 2010 · 25 Comments

My kids love and adore puppet shows and this week they made mini-puppet shows to demonstrate their story and they ended up playing with them for hours… So here’s how to make your own mini puppet theatre in Se7en Steps: Start with a blank envelope and draw a window/stage… Snip your window out… Then you […]

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Tags: Language Arts · Paper Crafts · People/Puppet Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

Beady Pin Butterflies in Se7en Steps…

March 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments

There is a lot of stuff going on around here!!! So this weeks craft is super quick and super easy. We live with a couple of ardent butterfly lovers so we decided to show you how to make beady pin butterflies… Let’s Meet The Players: Saftey pins Beads Tissue paper Markers Let’s Play The Game: […]

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