One of the staples in our school room is FischerTips. Elijah has always enjoyed cutting and just messing around. I got alot of flowers that he made. I bought a new box which included the brick makers so Elijah was excited about trying something new.it also included 6000 Tips. Hopefully going to last a long [...]
To be honest, if I let myself I could *almost* feel a complete failure right now in this area.
While Elijah is busy in Grade 0, Jessica does what she wants, because that is just who she is, I think. My Miss Independent has no use for me unless she can’t reach it/open it/needs specific [...]
Each age has different aspects for creative learning. Since my kids are all under 6 it is easier to get things together.
One of the best activities we do – which we followed a blog for years ago but it can to an end was Open Ended Art. We chose either just a few supplies [...]
Now maybe you have been blessed with a child that is just super at drawing and colouring in. I have to always beg Elijah to do anything!
A few weeks ago a friend was visiting and her daughter was drawing all kinds of pictures with very imaginative descriptions of what she drew…Elijah shocked me enough [...]
Just some photos from the end of 2010 swimming lessons.
This week we made rainbow rice.
There are a few methods out there in the WWW, but I chose to use the one found on Fundamentals
It dried out really quickly. Was very quick and not all that messy to make as long as you use a ziploc bag.
There is not really a set way to do a Jesse tree but generally it is one “decorated with symbols to represent stories leading up to the Christmas story, for the benefit of children” – Wikipedia. The more tradional version is one which strictly follows the Lineage of Christ. I prefer the more modern version. [...]
My very Tiny Tot – 8 months is a mover…started leopard crawling at 5 months, crawled properly at 6 months and standing a 7months. She walk along furniture already – slowly though.
Yesterday i took out the music box…a bucket filled with every rattle, shaker, whistle and drum we own. It was a instant hit [...]
Very early on Elijah knew some shapes: Circle, square, triangle, start, heart, diamond…The easy ones I think.
Yesterday I am standing in the shops and wating for the assistant to get me something from the stores…Elijah points to a huge board hanging from the beams and says “Look Mommy, a rectangle.” I could have shouted. [...]
Egg shells…I thought to myself what on earth am I going to be able to do with egg shells! So i put some in a bowl and then when we were going to use them I realised that my domestic worker had thrown them away. So we broke some more and because there was no [...]