Category Archives: stART

stART – The Troll

We have not done a stArt project in AGES! One of Elijah’s favourite stories is one from Julia Donaldson called The Troll. A cute little story of a Troll and some Pirates – each has their own agenda but we … Continue reading

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stART – Carmine meets Horatio

Not sure why Elijah likes this story, but he does. Our theme for the week was pets and it fitted in nicely. Not my favourite book but that’s just me. We got this great resource from Sparklebox. Split pin craft! … Continue reading

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I just can’t seem to choose a story that inspires some great art piece!But one of our favourite little books around the house was given as a gift when Jessica was dedicated. “You are Mine” by Max Lucado The description … Continue reading

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stART -Penguins

We love penguins. Never seen one in real life, but as we are Linux (Ubuntu) users TUX is a friend in our home and  after Elijah watched surfs up and happy feet, well it never ends! His second birthday was … Continue reading

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stART – Eric Carle’s Animals Animals

I really liked how this project developed. We read the Squirrel poem a few times, I asked Elijah if he wanted to colour a squirrel – he wanted to paint instead…after we set up he remembered acorns he had collected … Continue reading

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Our stArt Project – Jonah

Who did. who did. who did. who did swallow Jo Jo Jo Jonah… Have you ever found a project and then decided on the story? Well it happens often. This week we had a fisherman theme. We read Swimmy by … Continue reading

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Simple Simon met a pieman… We are enjoying the little rhymes from this book so much i decided to make a “pie” with Elijah. Lots of cutting practice, painting and not so much mess for me! I thought this would … Continue reading

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stART – Horten hatches the Egg

We just love this story. In the beginning, when we first started reading this, it did seem a bit long but Elijah does like this one. Our craft is one of 6 that we are doing to put together for … Continue reading

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stART – Freight train by Donald Crews

A Story + Art = a great stART This is one of those stories that are always asked for. Elijah is train mad, so this was a easy choice. The activity that I chose is one for cutting practice. Going, … Continue reading

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stART: Go Dogs Go!

For our first stART I decided to go with a story that is read every week in our house. Go Dogs Go by P.D. Eastman has been a firm favourite since the day we got the book included in our … Continue reading

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