July 18, 2016 § Leave a comment
What a cold Winter we are having here in Melbourne!
To warm us up at the next activity day, Therese will be teaching the children the basics of bush dancing. The younger children will learn a simple dance. The older children will be learning a few more complicated dances.
So please come dressed in boots and country style clothing to get into the spirit of the day.
Looking forward to seeing you all,
August 4, 2015 § Leave a comment
August 6, 2014 § Leave a comment
The book day was so much fun and it provided real insights into our wonderful kids. Thanks so much to everyone who participated, it was a lovely day.
This week, Stephanie is leading us in making sacrifice beads. If you search google or youtube you’ll find lots of information about this wonderful idea, which was much loved by St Therese when she was a young child.
Hope to see you there,
July 22, 2014 § Leave a comment
The gardening day was such a lovely day we really must thank Tanya for her well organised, enjoyable, hands-on activity. Little things learnt on days such as this will be remembered long after our kids have grown up and taken their place in the world! It’s been almost 4 weeks and not only are our strawberry plants still doing well but also our snow peas are actually sprouting, yay!
Here we are, then, in the very middle of Winter and it’s likely that this week’s activity day will be entirely indoors. Well, since everyone knows that homeschoolers love to read, this week we’re asking you to bring along your favourite book, the one that just sweeps you away to another place. Be willing to tell us all about it and especially what makes it so fabulous to you. Is it the great battle scenes, the heroic rescue and escape, or the cheeky main character who is always in trouble? What is it? We all want to be impressed by your passion for your treasured book, so dress the part too. We hope everyone shares something from that wonderful, personal world that only a good book can create. It’s great fun to get “in-character” for these occasions.
I hope you can make it along – it should be a great day.
See you there,
June 24, 2014 § Leave a comment
Thanks to Kelly and Ben for taking the older kids to adoration, while Michelle and I were able to do the monstrance craft. It was a successful craft activity and a lovely day for all.
This Friday 27th June, Tanya is leading us in a “Planting day”. The children will be preparing seeds and seedlings so please bring:
- toilet rolls
- trays in which the toilet rolls
can be made to stand
- egg cartons