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Mad Scientist Day 2012: Ten “Sweet” Experiments

August 9, 2012 If Bea had Soap Making on the top of her Summer of Funner 2012 wish-list, the one thing that Tobes wanted to do was to “smash Skittles” [the kids absolutely love Skittles] and “make them into potions.” The kids’ idea of backyard “potion making,” however, isn’t very productive. They tend to take food or flowers […]

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Yesterday Books with Pop-Art Animal Olympians

July 18, 2012 Each summer, the kids create and fill up their “Yesterday Books” with pictures and stories of their Summer of Funner adventures. Sometimes, these are illustrated journal entries, and others, fantastic fictional histories.  So, each July, we start off our Summer of Funner by choosing notebooks and decorating the covers, transforming them into our famous Summer of Funner Yesterday Books!  […]

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Pizza Day

July 26, 2011 For Pizza Day, we created colour wheels, learned about fractions, and made cheesy pepperoni pizzas on the grill! Colour Wheels Nothing says pizza more than a colour wheel….? When the kids objected to my idea of making a crust-less fruit pizza for breakfast (they were too hungry to wait!), I decided to […]

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Sketching (Again!) at the ROM

July 20, 2011 I hadn’t meant to spend two weeks in a row with the kids sketching at a museum in the city. We were supposed to photograph landmarks this week! During our trip to the AGO, however, the kids caught the sketching bug. In order to get him to take a lunch break from […]

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Sketch Day at the AGO

July 13, 2011 Today was our first “culture” day.  I’m not sure why I came up with such a stupid name for the days of the week in which we go do something creative downtown, but there you have it.  We transferred at Broadview and took the Dundas streetcar all the way west to the Art […]

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