Month: October 2013

Leaf and Seed Study

A has been really interested in the different types of leaves. She drew a picture of some leaves and the corresponding seeds underneath by referring to our nature guide. She used a black crayon for her drawing, and was able to paint over it with watercolour paints, with the wax of the crayon resisting the […] Read more…

Leaf Rubbings

We see so many pretty fall leaves on the ground when we go for our walks. The colours of the trees are just spectacular subhanAllah. A is always sure to pick a few leaves up, so today we made some colourful leaf rubbings. Read more…

Felt Acorns

LittleA was hard at work making felt acorns today. She simply dipped the wool roving in warm soapy water and rolled it into a ball, and I hot glued them into the acorn caps. These caps have been sitting around for a while now, we used to use them for counting when my daughter was […] Read more…

Hoodie

I made a hoodie for A since she was in need of some more sweaters. I used this pattern. It’s really quick and simple to sew up :). I might make a similar one for S. I suggested that she paint something on the front with fabric paint, but she seems to like it plain. Read more…

Lambswool Sleep Sack

With the weather getting cooler my little one was in need of a night time sleep sack. I wanted something soft and natural. So I found a 100% lambswool sweater at the thrift store and refashioned it into a sleep sack. Since the torso of the sweater was not long enough, I took some fabric […] Read more…

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