Archive for September, 2009

Our New Favorite Pastime

Monday, September 28th, 2009

Warning: this activity is highly contagious. It involves ink, stamps, maps, compasses, clues, and an internet connection. It will make you look at your neighborhood differently. It will make you get on your knees a lot. You will spend time hunched down poking through bushes, counting trees, peering into hollow logs, and perhaps even debating […]

August Craft Digest

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Salt dough letters and shapes: They looked like cookies until Sam painted them. Egg carton spiders: We made these when we were reading Charlotte’s Web. We also use them in French class when we sing “L’araignée gypsie” (The Itsy Bitsy Spider). Using the hole punch on painted egg carton was difficult and so the second […]