January wrapped up

This year we decided to make an experiment: we started a journal of all our daily activities with kids. Our oldest son has reached a school age already and we decided that it will be interesting and beneficial to see in real figures how many of various activities our kids are actually doing during the month. I am sure that I’ve missed something because it is much harder than I thought to keep track of all the activities, but that is all I have. Continue reading “January wrapped up”

Every child is UNIQUE!

Even such a simple activity as printmaking/painting with shapes can be interesting and educational for kids of various ages if you allow them to explore and do whatever they want. It is especially important to keep it in mind if you plan to do something specific like I did today. Letting kids explore can bring lots of surprises and lessons, even for mom. And it is important not to forget that every child is UNIQUE! Continue reading “Every child is UNIQUE!”

Memory blossoms.

Our daddy had birthday last week and we decided to remind him about some wonderful moments of the year. So many great things happened during this year that it could be very hard to choose, if only 99% if the photos were not with kids. So it was easy to find six with daddy on them. We decided to make the gorgeous blossoms from the unique memories of the year and to add buds as a symbol of the moments that are going to happen in the future.

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Paper 3D Five Point Star.

My son said that he wants to have a shining star on the top of our tree. Last year after many hours of searching we couldn’t find our perfect topper for the Christmas tree. I had doubts that we would succeed this year, and we needed the shining star now. That is how I came to an idea to make a shining topper by myself using my son’s paintings.


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