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Paper decorations.

During our activity day, we made some paper decorations, these little cuties are just lovely to hang from ceilings or maybe windows, they remind me of Chinese lanterns. 163 more words


Stitchy Purdah

Well, all that frenetic activity back in the autumn seems like such a long time ago now. I think it’s safe to say that I took the slow practice of hand stitching to the edge, in the run up to our exhibition last November, which with Christmas following hard on its heels, made for a decidedly busy time… 267 more words

Art Exhibition


So. Um. This just happened.
My 3 year old was quietly playing with his legos. I went to see what he was doing and saw this. 61 more words


Ice Village is Born!

the ice village is born!: it is heartening to see that this concept we co-created draws in all children’s attention naturally! we arranged and played with all the blocks we had made in previous weeks and arranged them into a wall (or turtle depending on who you ask:). 101 more words

Environmental Art

Healthy Taste Test

Creative Fun for Kids

The kids I care for love having taste tests. All you need are two or three similar food items that are just different colors. 103 more words

Creative Projects

Desert drawing: camels

To the desert! With the students of Lewis & Clark College, as they say in Morocco, Insha Allah (God willing). I drew these camels in preparation for one of our drawing classes. 215 more words

Margaret On The Spot

Childhood Worldplay List: Addendum #1--Donald Coxeter

As some of you may know, I’m keeping a “Childhood Worldplay List.” Sixty-six individuals or so, ranging from Mozart to Gregory Benford, may already be found on the list included in my book, … 543 more words