The next stop on our exploration of Canada's Natives Long Ago is the Natives of the Plateau. Today we're going to do some mini basket weaving! This is a hugely accessible craft. Great for all ages!
Week Four of our study on Canada's Natives Long Ago. We made a fabric parfleche. This little purse-like bag was used by men and women. This is a craft that can be completed by all ages!
Native Studies: Inuit of the Arctic First, let me tell you that you are joining us on week two of our series, "Canada's Natives Long Ago." For more information on this series you can check out my previous post, "DIY Wigwam Craft." Last week I showed you our conical Wigwam that we made when we … Continue reading Soap Carving
Every Thursday morning my children and I meet my friend Janet (the artist behind our DIY Valentines and Easter Colouring Pages) and her homeschooled children for combined studies. Janet teaches The Human Body, and I teach about Native Canadians using this curriculum, "Canada's Natives Long Ago" by Donna Ward. Each week we end with a … Continue reading DIY Wigwam Craft
Halloween is this weekend! WooHoo! While this year may look very different out there on the street, we're still going to give Trick-or-Treating a go. We always give the kids some reusable shopping bags for their candy, but this year we're going to DIY our own Halloween Bags. The idea is to reuse some of … Continue reading DIY Halloween Pumpkin Bag
Well, I have had a lovely summer off! I didn't mean to take the summer off, and I could hardly believe my eyes when I looked at my last post and saw it was on July 24th. Where does the time go? Anyway, my family is back to our fall schedule! We started homeschool this … Continue reading Cardboard Play House
I've been giving my kids codes to solve when I have an appointment I can't bring them to, while my husband works at home. These are so easy to throw together, and they keep the kids entertained for ages! Come take a look! Great for Preschool to great readers!
As I write this, Canada Day was yesterday, and what an odd Canada day it was. We have recently had some fabulous Canada Days. Last year I went with my brother and sister and their families to our local historical village. We celebrated Dominion Day, and found the inspiration for my Old-Fashioned Lawn Game post. … Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
This sign is unique because Dad gets to be a part of it, too! From what I've seen, most (if not all) Father's Day signs don't involve Dad. This is likely because the makers want the sign to be a surprise, but this sign requires Dad's hand print too! The best part of this is … Continue reading “Dads Hold Our Hands” Sign
Do you go through lip balm containers and then just chuck them? Do you wish you could reuse them? Or repurpose them? Try this! Personalize your purse with these Repurposed Lip Balm Pill Containers!