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Homeschool excursion following in Abraham Soloman’s train carriages.

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Following the train artwork of Abraham Solomon Continue reading

Sculpture by the Sea 2011

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Every year the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama Beach hosts an exhibition of fun and whimsy, contemplation and reflection, art in the open to open our minds. Continue reading

When my mind wanders I scribble dragons

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Thanks to Jo getting me totally hooked on the Temaraire series of books dragons are flying through my mind constantly. When ever I sit I scribble a dragon, it’s becoming … Continue reading

Budding Thespians

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I’m not even sure how we got to this but I guess this is what home Schooling is all about. We are putting on a play, maybe, if Eli wants … Continue reading

Very small cave painting

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As part of the unit on Australian Aboriginal art and culture we decided to have ago at cave painting, well rock painting to be precise. We used the dot painting technique that was originally used in impermanent sand art works. Continue reading

How to make Indigenous Australian Paint

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Hunt around in your backyard for coloured rocks, not the type you buy from a garden centre these ones need to be naturally occurring Australian rocks. If your garden is … Continue reading

Yawk Yawks and Potkooroks

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When we went to see the terrifying sea monster and all his friends we also watched a  really cool performance by a company called Erth. The play was live performance … Continue reading

Over the fence schooling

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Last week our next-door neighbours provided us with loads of entertainment and learning opportunities when they had pavers laid in their backyard. We did our normal maths and English in … Continue reading

I finally made something other than a wall.

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This little flower sprite was for a baby dedication I was aiming for the type of flower sprite that could hide in the garden and appear to be a blossom … Continue reading

A tip for taking kids to the show

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If your kids are like mine, and LOVE having their faces painted, doing it yourself can save a lots of time and heartache. The stalls that offer face painting also … Continue reading

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