My kids always like coming in and having a cup of hot chocolate to help warm them up and feel all cozy! How lovely to come in from the cold and have your hot chocolate with your very own Marshmallow Igloo. Mmmm! This is a lovely, easy craft that is not only cute, but edible, too!
Here it is! All the favourites from 2020! I know, for many people, 2020 wasn't awesome. So come take a look with me at some things about 2020 that WERE AWESOME!!
In this lesson we learned about the Natives of the Subarctic, and how they used a tumpline to transport their belongings over distances. While this craft is supposed to be a tumpline, it really turned out to be a headband for some of the children, and a belt for others.
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!