Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wonderful World Wednesday - Jelly Fungus

It's been awhile since sharing some Wonderful World Wednesday with you so we're here to show you one of our favourite finds over the Autumn...... JELLY FUNGUS!!
While walking around Holly Bank (Tasmania) we found these wonderful, bright Jelly Fungus. I came across THIS so I'm fairly certain that this is what it is! How fabulous is that colour!! You can even see the different stages of growth, from the tiny little "bud" to the longer stalk, flattened, fan looking top! God is soooo creative, I LOVE IT!
Smiles The Torrents'

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Penguin Art fun for kids {Arctic and Antarctica Unit study}

Here is another fun activity suitable for ALL ages to go along nicely with our Arctic and Antarctica study. I found this idea HERE
 Hannah isn't a big fan of painting... but she LOVES to paint backgrounds!!
 All the penguins pieces ready to assemble.
 Sapphire's finished Penguin
 Esther's finished Penguin
 Hannah's Finished Penguin Mother and baby.
 Sophia made two, her fav is the Mother and baby one
From my youngest at 2 1/2 to my oldest at 14 everyone had a wonderful time creating their backgrounds, making their penguins and designing their scene!! It was sooo great to see them all come to life!

Smiles The Torrents'

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Polar Bear cupcakes (Arctic and Antartica unit study)

With a wonderful theme of SNOW and Ice and all that goes with that we had HEAPS of fun coming up with treats for Tea Party Thursday.
Here is one of those ideas..... The cute Polar Bear and Walrus cupcakes!!!!


 (inspiration HERE & HERE)

Sophia loves cooking with me on Thursdays, especially when she gets to be arty with our treats!

Hannah is a fan of chocolate cupcakes and Zeke vanilla so we made a perfect mix of both to keep everyone happy! Let me tell you they were totally delicious!! LOVED every bite!
Smiles The Torrents'