Saturday, April 13, 2013

Lazy Sunday afternoon

We've split the team up today. Then come back together 4 afternoon.
Dd is mask making. DS is working on putting balls inside balloons

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Trying to have breakfast

As a homeschooling family...and a tendency to lean into unschooling ...some would say we are unschooled other more staunch not.
Any who
Learning happens all the time...and having breakfast is really hard work.
It like all night their little brains think up of all this cool stuff and as soon as their little feet hit the ground they are off.
"Do ants sleep? Has been a constant this week...and many night and early morning ventures out into the garden with torches has been had"
We've got an ant mine that we are trying to set up...a birthday gift from nana.
All the while ds is trying to sew...he's nearly 4 but its very new and a bit illusive to him...this project involves balloons and wool and chairs and scissors...bargaining with how much wool can be cut.
Big needs while I'm trying to eat....breath
Tie the knot
Catch ants...explain about cold and animals moving slowly.
Grab a mouth full of food.
Sound out a word
Ask bit sister to help...but not harass...sigh
Drink tea
Listen to next excursion ...'I'm going to see if the birds are awake'
Down to one child
He's winding wool back up....
Breath while I can
Ballon pops...tears
Breakfast is not finished but oh we'll time to move on...who needs food anyway

I eat too much normally

Saturday, April 6, 2013


What a great day!
We had a few of dd's little mates over and had a little party. Weather was great and kids lovely.
I can't believe it's been 7 years.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Mask making

We've made masks before out of card or paper plates but this was new and exciting. Using plaster of pairs bandages which are laid on the face them you wait for them to dry.
Dd was very excited...maybe a little young as she often missed bits out like the nose.
I can see this becoming a fun added activity.
Photos soon


We have been looking at ants for a few days now. Yesterday dd got up at 6 am because she wanted to know if they kept working all night?
Ant hunt!
I'm sure there will be more on this subject today