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The Farmer Needs a Wife…

June 15th, 2011 · 2 Comments

On with our puppet project … the farmer sure needs a wife, here she is: Let’s Meet The Players: Fabric scraps Cardboard white project glue, slightly diluted with water, for easier use. A skewer Let’s Play The Game: Select the fabric you want for your farmers wife and cut out the pieces of fabric. Paint […]

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

Saturday Spot: It’s Show Time… A Puppet Stage and The Breakfast Show…

June 13th, 2011 · 9 Comments

One of the the things on our rapidly growing list of things to do in Winter… was “Show Time”: And we have been going a bit puppet mad over here just lately… and just supposing you wanted to see us making puppets then this is the week to watch the Expresso Show on SABC3… because […]

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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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Tags: Paper Crafts · Recycle Crafts · Tuesday Art Task

How to Make a Tea Cup Chandelier in Se7en Steps…

March 25th, 2011 · 25 Comments

A couple of weeks ago we visited Fantastic Charly’s Bakery, where you find the most amazing cakes in Cape Town… but not only that, the decor is divine!!! Hood #3 was so inspired by their teacup chandeliers that we headed home to make her own. So this is what you are aiming for: Let’s Meet […]

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Hood #1’s Quick Box Cars in Se7en Steps…

February 19th, 2011 · 3 Comments

We seem to be doing a whole heap of box crafts just lately and for a couple of weeks we have had these fabulous cadalac cars parking all over our house!!! Seriously this is the land of limousines!!! ¬†They are really strong and seem to withstand all sorts of play and indoor and outdoor boyish […]

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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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Saturday Spot: A Chair for the Mother Person…

January 11th, 2011 · 8 Comments

With eight kids I don’t often sit down!!! And when I do… I choose a chair that I can blog from!!! My kids however choose a chair right next to me (scroll down this post to see it in action!!!). ¬†They are attached to it, I think it feels a bit like home. So when […]

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