Picture from before the snow wrecked our picnic habit. Our loose-knit “schedule” normally includes lots of out-of-house activity, so we blast into schooly activities right away. But now we are home constantly, AND have George at home, checking in, telling us to be quiet when he has conference calls. No running to the craft store …
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Lots of family tree discussion and making, plus felting and coloring. Mild banter about dress/shoe color. We got no pictures of the food… Thanks, Angela, for taking more pictures!
Lots of candles were dipped, including some funny-shaped ones…. Coloring proved a popular afternoon activity for waiting your turn. Thanks again to Angela Sherman-Winger for many of the photos above.
Thanks to Angela Sherman-Winger for most of the photos above. We built the solar system out of balloons and built a fair amount of snow forts before it became a balloon-popping festival.
Lots of math in play going on, plus some nails and wood. We also played outdoors, not pictured because I am lazy.
We missed many of you this week – lots of illness going around – but we rallied by squeezing dough, playing outside, tug-of-war, charades and then tying up everyone in turn. Next week, maybe you?
Some of the strangest performances I’ve witnessed were given this day. And I have zero images of the pioneer place because we were tech free! Popcorn strings and yarn dolls were made by candlelight, and some were upset when the lights went ON. Others – those of us over 12 and crafting in the dark …
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December 4 – We arrived to a newly decorated IHCC, complete with Santa chair and mask! Our knitwear creations were slowed by the appearance of a mouse, quickly trapped (he wasn’t shy), admired by all and set free by the “river.” Thanks to Angela Winger for contributing pictures this week.
November 20 – Box play went on and on…. so much and so loudly. We forgot to capture the rest. Pictures courtesy of Annie Catura and Christine Emming.
November 13 – Collection displays and discussions, felting + tea-ing together. Not pictured: leather burning/stamping, all the snow play (because I did not go outside), games, baking (cookies were quickly gone) + balm making.