Recipes

Shepherd’s Pie

When I was growing up we had a helper named Sylvia. She was a part of the family right up until we moved provinces when I was 18. Sylvia never used to cook for us, except on the nights we had Shepherd’s Pie. It was the one thing...

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Autumn Crafts: Leaf Man

Autumn is a lot like Tuesdays. You know its coming but when it arrives you don’t really notice because it is not good and it is not bad. It just is. But when you stop and notice the changes, autumn is actually a beautiful season...

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Learn about Spiders

Every month we spend some time learning about 2 animals. The kids each get to pick one animal and then we spend at least a week learning about it. We recently learned about spiders and there is so much to learn about these little...

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Spider Stamps

Toilet rolls are such underestimated items. There is so much you can do with the simple, cylindrical toilet paper roll. We always collect them and the ones we don’t use go into the compost. For this craft we turned them into...

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Salt Spiderwebs

As a part of our Spider themed week, we made these sensory salt spiderwebs. Making crafts or drawing is a great way to add on to what you are learning about. It allows you to meet the needs of all types of learners and you can create...

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Red Velvet Cupcakes

We have been baking a lot at the moment. We are pretty much baking something every single day. We all love baking so it is nice to have the time now to bake every day. Emma loves baking colourful food so these red velvet cupcakes were...

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