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Se7en + 1 Tips to Reading Way More Than You Think You Can…

February 18th, 2016 · 13 Comments

There are so many tricks and programs to encourage kids to read. There are so many ideas to encourage reading, because everyone knows literacy is vital. There are hundreds of lists of books that kids should read before they are ten, fifteen or finished school. But what about the moms? I have always been a […]

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Se7en + 1 Reasons to Keep on Reading Aloud to your Kids…

September 10th, 2014 · 26 Comments

I really wanted to write a post for World Literacy Day and then we ended up spending the afternoon reading through a huge pile of books and it occurred to me that that was a far more appropriate way to spend any day, especially World Literacy Day. I am all for literacy… and placing a […]

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Se7en + 1 Tips for Handing in a Thesis…

November 14th, 2013 · 6 Comments

I know this is not our typical post, but it is the season for thesis submissions in our part of the world, in fact I have an almost permanent pile of papers on my desk right now. This is the time of year that a number of students descend on me to “take a look” […]

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Se7en’s New Project a Day: A Word A Day…

September 3rd, 2013 · 9 Comments

We have been working on a Project a Day for the last couple of months, we have had a drawing a day, a painting a day… and a journal a day project… and this month’s project is a word a day project. We are Going on a Word Hunt… As you can see, since we […]

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Se7en’s Journaling A Day… An Astonishing Progress Report…

August 16th, 2013 · 13 Comments

So we are halfway through August and I thought by now my kids would have been tired of doing a “Project a Day” but they aren’t, it is the first thing they settle down and work on after breakfast. Nothing happens until we have created together for a while on our journal project, and as […]

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Tags: Book Crafts · Crafts for Kids · Homeschooling · Language Arts

Se7en Celebrate World Book Day With The Green Ship…

March 8th, 2013 · 12 Comments

You all know us and how we can’t resist an opportunity to celebrate!!! We love making books memorable and today was Today was World Book Day and the perfect day to bring one of our favourites to life. Let’s introduce our favourite picture book ever: The Green Ship by Quentin Blake: It is the story […]

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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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