Monday, 30 March 2015

Weather {Poppins Book Nook}

Welcome to the start of the Poppins Book Nook for 2015.  This year The Enchanted Homeschooling Mom has a wonderful spoonful of reading lined up for us.

This months theme for the Poppins Book Nook is Weather which I feel is such an appropriate way to start the year as our weather is changing.  We are moving from summer to autumn, the days are growing shorter by the minute and the nights are lengthening.  The trees are changing and preparing for their winter sleep and many other animals are migrating to warmer climates.

Books We Used
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On the WWW

FREE for You
Jill from over at Enchanted Homeschooling Mom has made this FREE Poppins Book Nook pack for you.
  • An official interactive Poppins Book Nook bookmark for this month’s theme
  • This month’s Passport pages to add to your lap book
  • Several lap book elements centered around The Laboratory.
  • Reading response writing prompt


We have enjoyed the company of Weather this month.  You are invited to blog and share one of your book adventures on the theme of Weather and join in our link up below.

Looking forward to reading your adventures
Blessings
Chareen



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Saturday, 28 March 2015

Light Painting {HSMJ}


 In my life this week…
  • I have been introduced to washi tape ... I am really enjoying using this product to personalise my planner / diary.  I've also discovered that you can purchase it on eBay for very good pricing. Can you recommend any resources for washi tape ?
  • If you are able please will you help a friend of mine ?  Both her and her husband have fractured their legs.  You can read more about their needs on this Go Fund Me page.
Helpful homeschooling tips or advice to share…

In our home school this week…
  • Explored Aboriginal culture at the Melbourne Museum.
  • Star Toaster. We are loving this journey we covered math, logic, science, life skills, latin and more as we work for gold stars and look after orphans.
  • Night photography.
    Experimenting with light painting

Places we’re going and people we’re seeing…
  • A wholelistic dentist who has recommended some great treatment for Nathaniel.
  • The Melbourne Museum where we explored a new section on the endemic peoples of Australia.

My favourite thing this week was…
  • I'm so pleased that my Dad has started blogging again.  My parents went on a dream trip last year.  They traveled from Melbourne to Perth via Darwin.  Today he published part 11

 Things I’m working on…
  • Nigh photography
  • Getting myself organised.  Story of my life these days but I am determined to conquer this giant in my life.
  • Star Toaster with Nathaniel.

 On the WWW I’m reading…
 I’m cooking…

 A photo, video, link, or quote to share…
Southern Cross rising over Dog Rocks in Vic, Australia

Blessings
Chareen


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Thursday, 19 March 2015

Upcycled Toilet Roll Minions {Virtual Fridge}

For a few years now I've been collecting pins on Pinterest for upcycled toilet roll crafts. Nathaniel spent the afternoon with my mother earlier this week and discovered an upcycled Toilet Roll pin and spent the afternoon creating these minions.  Super easy craft that he completed all by himself.



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I'm loving all the creativity shared in each weeks link up be sure to check out what others are doing for some super fun and easy crafts to do with you families.


 Loved this super easy Flower Stamping with cups tutorial from Sparkling Buds

Your Turn

I invite you to take some photo's of your children's artistic pursuits put them in a post and link up with me I would love to come over and see the wonderful art your children have enjoyed doing. If you are looking for a theme or a challenge for your artistic en-devours this month choose something to do with the colour GREEN. If you need some St Patrick's Day green themed inspiration pop on over to my St Patricks Day Pinterest Board.
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Blessings
Chareen

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