{DIY} Literacy Stones
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{DIY} Literacy Stones

Literacy is one of the things that I feel most strongly about in early years education. It ranks right up there with empowering children, because there are so many power structures hidden within literacy that it is almost impossible to confront and challenge without being aware of them. Because of this books play an important … Continue reading

Christmas / DIY / Gifts / Kids / Literacy / Living Frugally / Presents

{DIY} Christmas Gifts – Story Stones

Greetings from the long lost land here On The Ning Nang Nong. Uni has¬†finally finished for the year (along with assignments and placements) which means I am finally able to get back to some projects and the blog! I enrolled in a Masters of Teaching (Early Years) this year in order to work towards being … Continue reading

Decluttering/Organising / DIY / Gardening / Self Sufficiency

Weekend To-Do List – 29th March, 2014

Lately I’ve been struggling to find the energy to do anything around the house/garden. Ordinarily I don’t get a lot achieved during the week and everything gets left to the weekend, only for some reason lately that hasn’t really been working out. This weekend, however, I had nothing planned so I decided to write myself … Continue reading

DIY / Kids

{DIY} Ribbon Flower Brooch

On Wednesday Miss H (9 years old) came home and announced that Friday was ‘Harmony Day’ and that her school was encouraging her to wear orange as a result. Orange not being a particularly attractive colour (or at least so we think in our household) we didn’t really have¬†anything orange that she could wear. My … Continue reading