Tag Archives: Parenting

Colourful Handy Bandies

Handy Bandy

Having fun overlapping colours and lines. They kind of look like rubber bands.

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The Snow Queen

The Snow Queen

Looks like Lady Winter has arrived early this year in Vancouver.

My drawing is inspired by the story The Snow Queen from Hans Christian Andersen.

The swirls in the image are inspired by Vincent van Gogh’s painting Starry Night.

It’s beautiful outside. Below is a photo from of our local trails.

Snow Queen

Sorting Leaves By Colour

10_NatureCould Have Been Kindergarten
Today my daughter was supposed to start Kindergarten. In the effort to stay positive during this teacher/BC Gov labour dispute, we created a fun project together.

1 Nature
Nature Walk In The Rain
We started the day collecting colourful leaves. Of course, there were many “puddle breaks” along the way.

2/ Nature
Beautiful Brown Snail
This was the best wildlife picture from our nature walk. We also counted eleven slugs and one pile of bear poop.

3 Nature
Drawing Seven Leaves
I asked Jade to draw seven leaves across the paper. This would be a guide to help us sort our colourful leaves.

4 Nature
Counting The Seven Leaves
Jade is double checking the amount of leaves she has drawn.

5 Nature
Colouring the Seven Leaves
Finalizing the map that will help us sort our leaves.

00 Nature
Jade’s Final Drawing
This map will help us count and organize the leaves based on colour. As one can see, Jade is still learning to write her numbers.

6 Nature
Matching A Map Out
Jade has sorted where the colours will be placed.

7 NatureSorting All The Leaves
Jade is sorting all the leaves she collected from our nature walk.

9 Nature
Stacking All The Leaves
At the end of the day, I added the leaves I collected from our walk together. All the leaves are stacked and ready for the next stage of our project.

Jade’s Little Hamsters

Jades Happy Hamsters

Jade loves it when I line up her stuffy hamsters. She loves it even more when I draw them.

Jade Loves Grandma

Jade Loves Grandma
My doodle on Grandma’s fridge.

Chalk Drawing Shape Game


Playing Outside for Jade’s 5th Birthday !!!

Last Drawings Before Bed

Drawing Before Bed / 1

Jade draws everyday … from morning till night. Often, she wants to doodle before going upstairs for story time. I asked her about this particular image. She simply stated, “It is a big loving family.”

Drawing Before Bed / 2

Brainstorming

Brainstorming

Early morning … getting my wheels turning …

We Pretend To Be Royals

Sandcastle

Sandcastle

Sandcastle

Sandcastle

A few pics of our family having fun, getting creative in the sun :-)

A Drawing Of Jade Drawing A Drawing

Pastel Drawing

Pastel Drawing

Both of us exploring pastel chalk drawings at StrongStart.