Category: Art

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Sick and tired already?

  Welcome to the first day of The Pukeko Patch’s NaBloPoMo posts. It is a highly inauspicious start, following the contraction of some random cold and cough by Master Oh Waily on Sunday, and...

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Ancients and Art

This is what we are going through this year in History.  I’ve chosen to hit the middle ground between the kids so that I can do one set of readings with them.  It’s about...

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Valentine’s Day Art contest

Posted by Instagrate to WordPress This is Miss Oh’s picture of the people she loves.  It’s her entry in to an online art contest run by her favourite YouTube art channel, Art For Kids Hub. Her...

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Sneaky Art

Miss Oh snuck the iPad off to her bedroom yesterday and I thought she was either watching the ubiquitous Minecraft videos on YouTube or playing a random game.  It turns out I was wrong...

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Our Creative Table

Inspired by a post at Tinkerlab I thought I would start a once-a-week art provocation called ‘Our Creative Table’ and see if the kids enjoyed it. I’d say it was a resounding success.  They’ve...

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An emerging Artist

And without warning there was Art. Art that did not include masses of paint or crayon colours splashed across the page with abandon and no form. Art that showed previously unseen fine motor control...

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Arts & Crafts

As you can imagine, we have a fair amount of art materials in the Oh Waily household.  Miss Oh has always been fond of creating her own art, and I have always enjoyed providing...

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Learn Nothing Day

  We are joining the ranks of homeschooling families who are attempting, and failing, to have a day on which we Learn Nothing. It is a bit of a mocking of the authorities who...