Archive for August, 2010

Abstraction

Saturday, August 14th, 2010

Here’s an easy, simple activity. I bought some colored masking tape, half-inch width, online at Discount School Supply. This stash will last a long time and be useful for many things. Then I got out some construction paper and tore off pieces of tape. (Claire chose the colors.) Then she decorated the paper with them. […]

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Give Way

Friday, August 13th, 2010

This is perfect. Being Human I wonder if the sun debates dawn some mornings not wanting to rise out of bed from under the down-feather horizon If the sky grows tired of being everywhere at once adapting to the mood swings of the weather If the clouds drift off trying to hold themselves together make […]

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No Muss, No Fuss

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

We do a fair amount of painting around Chez Harper, but once in awhile I want a less messy activity. So today I tried an idea I saw at Frugal Family Fun. I may have had more fun making them than Claire did playing with them, but they’ll be around awhile for those moments of […]

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