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Friday, January 2, 2009

New Haircut

Belated Merry Christmas to everyone. I have some Christmas posts to catch up on, but first I thought I would post some pics of Liana's new hair cut.

She has very thick hair and hates having it brushed and put up every day, so it was time for a change. Here are the before and after photos.



Sunday, December 14, 2008

End of Year Ballet Demo

On Saturday was Liana's last day of ballet for the year. That means I get 6 weeks of not having to try and tie the silly ribbons on her ballet shoes that I cut too short..sigh..I hate tying ballet shoes!!!!!

Anyway, that aside we got have a once a term look at what she actually does for half and hour every Saturday morning.

The photos are not so great as the sun was shining in through the window behind her but you still get the idea, and just you Mum, because you couldn't come, I've included some video footage.

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So now we just have our Caroling excursion on Wednesday and our Kindy party Thursday and we are done with all activities until swimming lessons in January - YAY!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Tot School

Tot School




So I haven't posted a tot school post for a while and this one is quite late, but we are still going strong. We have been doing lots this week between Christmas activities, montessori activities and cooking we have plenty of pictures to show!


We have done plenty of building with the big blocks from the resource centre.




MAking Christmas stockings


Nativity sets


I have seen this bead bouquet activity on several sites and just had to try it. Both kids pick this one several times a day.



Lacing is still popular, although Liam still thinks he just threads one hole and then he is done!


I introduce colouring mixing with the eye dropper this week. Liana really enjoyed making and discovering new colours. Liam enjoyed dumping all of the colours into one cup.


Cooking is always a favourite.


And lastly, playing on the bouncy castle. We don't have any nice flat grassy area big enough at this new place to set it up outside, but the lounge room with its high ceilings works perfectly.




For more tot school posts check here.

Monday, November 24, 2008

Ballerina

Well we are nearly finished our first term of ballet and Liana still loves it. Unfortunately, her wonderful teacher, Miss Mel is leaving at the end of the year.

Liana had her first performance at the local arts festival the other week. I think she did great especially considering she only had two lessons to learn the dance in!!

Here are some photos of the big day. Liana is the second from the right with the purple wings!!



Saturday, November 22, 2008

What Happens When You Leave a 2 Year Old Alone for 5 minutes?

...he paints himself of course!!




We had just had a bath and put our p.j's on. I was sitting down brushing his sister's hair and thought he was playing in the games room. No, he decided to grab a chair, open the craft cupboard, get the yellow paint our and paint his tummy. What else would you do????

Thankfully, it was only himself he painted. He thought it was very funny until he realised he would have to have a shower to get clean.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

We Must Be Doing Something Right!




You have to love a picture of a little one falling asleep with a book in their hands.


Notice the nice ripped off piece of wallpaper in the background...hmmmmm......

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

You Know it's Time for New Dress-ups When.....

...your little boy wants to dress up and he can only choose between being a ballerina, a princess or a fairy!!!!

In my defence, up until this week he has had absolutely no interest in playing dress-ups. However, suddenly he has decided that it is fun. So today we had ballerina Liam complete with ballet shoes and then Fairy Liam.

He dressed himself in the fairy outfit and ran out all excited to announce to me, "Look Mummy, I booful!" How could you not love that?

So, any suggestions for easy to make, cheap boys dressups??

So here are some photos of my booful boy and his big sister. I must say I do question his choice of accessories. I don't know if a wrench and drill really work with choice of clothing!!!!