A favourite movie of Elliot’s is Wall-E, which he has (appropriately) re-named ‘Wall-E and Eva’. It’s a pretty perfect film for little ones because the first half has almost no dialogue in it, and though there are all kinds of layers to the narrative (good for parents who are watching!), […]
By this point you can probably tell he’s generally naked or only in undies for craft — makes clean up so much easier! Our househelper does the washing by hand and she tends to bleach anything that’s slightly dirty so I try to keep our clothes pretty clean. Another irony […]
Combo of science and craft! This is Elliot doing ‘Blast off!’
Another use for paper plates – spider webs! We have stacks of spiders (along with various bugs) in our house so Elliot knows all about them and how to be safe around them. But these spiders were talking about having a tea party!
Who would have thought wrapping paper would be so tricky to source and yet so useful? String and toilet rolls on the other hand – no problem!
Paper plates are so versatile and they’re cheap and easy to source locally. Make any number of animals, or just use them for fingerpainting!
I recently learned that in 2008, the people of Earth hit a new milestone: we became ‘majority urban’. Over half of us now live in cities. Tanzania, where I live, will be majority urban within the next 10-15 years, and being a university minister invests me in that emerging reality. Australia, where I’m from, is overwhelmingly urbanised, […]