Cross-posted from The Pukeko Patch. Apologies to those who read both. My lovely children began asking me to take them on an adventure yesterday. Everyone, including me, was just too tired to do anything about it though. Instead today I made a plan and we headed out on our adventure just before lunchtime and got … Continue reading The Great Oh Waily Jungle Adventure
Today the Oh Wailys went to Te Papa for the afternoon. I thought I would share the usual haunts with you, plus a couple of new items that may be adding themselves to the kids' regular visit list from now on. You may have already worked out that Miss Oh Waily is something of a techno-chick. … Continue reading Art, retail or paleontology?
In a very last minute spirit of Christmas, here is a little bit of Oh Waily seasonal fun. Miss Oh Waily asked to make a "Christmas Tower" out of duplo. Here it is. And we can't forget the little ones, now can we? No doubt you cannot make it out, but that is a star … Continue reading Oh Waily Duplo
Over the weekend Mr and Ms Oh Waily combined to create a first science experiment for the Oh Waily children. It started innocently with wanting to pick a nice rose from the garden so that we could bring some of the flowers into the house. The roses that are currently opening up are the very … Continue reading Science through flowers
Ahoy matey. Icebergs off the starboard bow*. This morning Miss Oh Waily helped me make colourful icebergs for tonight's bath. It provided a nice practical life, in real life, activity after breakfast. Using her little white jug she poured water into the ice cube trays and learned about overfilling, wiping up and scooping out excess. … Continue reading Icebergs in the bath