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Cooking up some crystals...

Lots of lovely things going on here this week...


Researching Australia's cities and country towns and transport systems before Federation (1880's)...

Watching the Joy of Higher Algebra with Arthur T. Benjamin...



Building crystal coral trees with CSIRO Science By Email...



Learning to draw with coloured pencils...



Talking and listening and narrative games on the tramp (overheard: "electrical conduits", "sound echoed")



Writing emails to 87 year old Grandma who has just got her new iPad...

Cooking Anzac Biscuits...




Learning to play Bach's Minuet...

Going for a long walk beside the beach...



Creating video games with Gamemaker...

Writing posts for new blogs...(my girl's first efforts...boy's still to come)

Watching Poirot on DVD...



Reading LOTS of library books...

Watching Australia: The Time Traveller's Guide

Walking down the local beach, checking out iron oxide, iron bacteria, Permian fossils, sedimentary rocks, discussions about compounds and reactions:







Playing chess at the local library...

Swimming laps at the local pool...

Playing with friends...


For the most part, life is good! For the rest...another post.


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  1. What a fantastic week! Oh, I wish we lived near the beach... How cool is Grandma???
    I can't seem to find you contact button. Could you send me an e-mail, as I want to ask you something? educatingapril@bigpond.com
    April :)

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    1. Grandma (and Nanna) both now have iPads and are pretty cool! And I confess we don't take advantage of the beach as often as we should - we do love it when we go :-)

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  2. I really enjoy reading your blog. It's so down to earth, humorous and inspiring! I followed the link to Wombat girls (WG) blog - what a great job she did! I posted a comment there and feel very special to be the first one to comment on what is sure to be a fantastic blog by a great kid!

    Tish

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    1. Well thankyou Tish! Wombat Girl was so chuffed that someone read and commented on her blog :-) She is preparing another post as we speak...

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