(Dec. 24, 2014) Alex was supposed to work on Christmas day so our delivery to thank the public servants was unsure. But on the 22nd, when someone agreed to switch shift with him, we were back on! I racked my brain to figure what Nico could make 12 of in a short [...]
(Oct. 24, 2014) We had our Homeschool kinder co-op Halloween party. It was quick, simple and the kids had fun.
The kids put on their costumes, of course. The little brother and sister too.
It was in the morning, everyone brought a little something, [...]
Inspired by Crafty Morning, I showed Nico this craft and asked him, if he wanted to do a Halloween card version of this for his friends. And he said yes But I’m a little OCD when it comes to erasers on pencils and there is no way that I am wasting a [...]
(Delivered Aug, 14, 2014) We’ve used the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank before due to several months of unemployment, EI not coming in on time etc, and we wanted to give back whenever we could, but not by donating food, since they already get that from some major grocery stores (and that is [...]
At 4 am it came to me that for our next play date at the playground we should do a number hunt. I would take number magnets and hide them around the playground (which is all made out of metal) and the kids would have to find them in the [...]
This month’s sensory dough is slime and most slimes out there are made with borax, which from what I’ve been told is a pretty abrasive detergent. So I searched to find a slime recipe that did not have any borax and that’s how I found Fun at Home with Kids’ [...]
(July 10, 2014) Yep this month sensory dough is fizzy! All I could think of was a volcano, not much of a dough… So I searched around and found this post from Life Lesson Plans. It shows a malleable dough and it’s fizzy, bingo!
We followed the instructions and Nico got [...]
Last fall, we got a crazy deal at Michaels on fabric flowers. We weren’t sure what to do with them but we got them. We also had found terracotta pots the neighbour had put out to give. Fast forward to the end of April this year, my mother was sorting the flowers [...]
(May 6, 2014) Day 4 of Craftulate‘s 5-day series titled “Play, Craft and Learn with Dinosaurs” leads us into the world of crafts, but our result was anything but premeditated. Today my mother finished a duct tape roll but before throwing out the cardboard ring she asked if I needed it [...]