Monday, 30 April 2012

Book review - The Weather vane

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend . This weekend , we read the book , The Weather Vane . My daughter enjoyed reading the book . She was happy to know about weather vane .

 

 My daughter wanted to draw , My family picture, to keep in her Special book and show her teacher . She was happy drawing My family and ended up in a pleasant surprise to us .....As per the story in the book , the weather vane will be fixed in a super market . She drew a mall with weather vane and explained that all four of us are visiting the mall , even she wrote the same name for the mall as in the book.


She is so lovely.....we are really flatterred ......getting no words to greet her . 







Linking it up with Shruthi's Artsy craftsy Challenge - May 2012 .

Friday, 27 April 2012

MY DAUGHTER'S SPACE SHIP DRAWING

This is the drawing of Space ship by my daugther . I love the alien in it .......




Tuesday, 24 April 2012

EARTH COLLAGE AND FEW EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS .

April 22 was celebrated as Earth day . This year we crafted a collage and a wall hanging . Kids must know about the values of our valuable earth . Here are few simple ways , i followed to teach my daughter about earth with fun and crafts .







THINGS REQUIRED :

Magazines

Cardboard 

Glue

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :

1) Draw an earth outline.

2) Glue blue and leaf strips from magazines .Outline earth with colour pens .

3) My daughter enjoyed making it . She attached stick to it on her own with a tape . I am really flattered on her idea .

Earth is ready for display in her class 



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Other Earth day activities : 


1) Teach about the importance of Earth day with pictures from Magazines .





2) Teach them about the goodness of growing trees .





3) Recycling Poster : Help them learn how to recycle .



4) Re-usuable Paper bags : 



5) Our Project display for Earth and Nature's Day .



Hope you enjoyed reading our crafts . See you again with an interesting craft .Linking it up with 




Monday, 23 April 2012

PAPER MASKS



My daughter enjoyed colouring easter colouring printables and made masks with it . It was a real fun for kids . Here are the lovely masks we made.






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Sunday, 22 April 2012

MY NATIVE VILLAGE



Hai all ,


I am so impressed by the writings of the fellow bloggers travel experience . It's my long time wait to post about my our experience . I am so happy to start with my native village ,Thattankulam , a wonderful , peaceful place , 25 kms from Madurai , Tamilnadu . It is on the bank of river Vaigai . The journey will take nearly 40 minutes from Madurai . It will be really good to travel along the river , river on one side of the road , villages on the other side .We have our farms over there .  We will have our pongal celebrations everyyear in our grandparents place with whole lots of fun and happiness.
I would like to share few pictures of our village .


This is our lord ganesha temple , where we used to keep pongal .



The idol one on the right is Nandimuga vinayakar , placed by my great grandfather . The face resembles Nandi.



My aunty makes pongal with a pongalo pongal rhythm.......and a chorus humming from all of us.


Vaigai river which flows in our village .




The way to our paddy fields after crossing river Vaigai .








All are playing and enjoying their summer splash in motor pumps canal .






My hubby and uncle played a game to climb the haystack ......both made it very fast .





It is a real fun to have family get together with aunts,uncles,cousins and grandparents around . Will meet you again with yet another lovely place .


AWARD:

Vidhya Ganesan has given me this beautiful award . Thank you so much dear .I really happy and excited to have it dear.



Thursday, 19 April 2012

BOOK REVIEW - THE STORM AND A TREE HOUSE

Back again with a review of a kids story book , THE STORM . This is a story about a family building a tree house for their children and friends of them and the effects of a heavy storm . This books will help kids to understand the meaning of storm and how does it affect us . My daughter enjoyed reading this book , wish to build her own tree house and furbish it for her and her friends like the kids in the story . 



When had a wonderful spring break in Manchester last week . But , the weather was not too good for moving with kids around , it was rainy all through the morning and cool winds in the evening . But , as our plan we visted few places inspite of the bad weather . My lil one loves holding umbrella and walk in the rain . She have a craze for patterns in the umbrella and wish to have all the shades . After reading this book ,  she was saying 'Amma ,storm storm !!! , my umbrella is flying !!! Heavy showers !!!!!! Ices all over !!!! ' . Isn't it lovely to hear her words , the impact of good book ?........we really had a fun . Back home , crafted a tree house .



THINGS REQUIRED : 


Tissue holder
Leaf pictures from magazines
Flower Stickers
Building blocks .


STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :


1) Cut the holder n number of times to strips (show branches) at one end .
2) Fold each strip gently .
3) Glue leaf pictures to it with flowers in it.
4) Build a house with blocks .
5) Tree house is ready to play with .








Linking it with Shruthi's Challenge - googly eyes  and  bookworm friday and Shruthi's Artsy craftsy Challenge - May 2012 .

Tuesday, 17 April 2012

APPLE BALLOON








STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED : 


Blow a balloon .
Slowly push the tied end into the balloon to touch the other end . 
Then, tightly twist it and tie a string to it . Attach leaves .

I am Tagged by Shobha

I have been tagged by Shobha of Soup for our soul .


RULES:

1. Post the rules.
2. Answer the questions set for you in the tagger's post and create new set of 
eleven questions .
3. Tag eleven people and link to them on your post.
4. Let them know you have tagged them




1. The most memorable and unforgettable moment in your life. describe it.


The most memorable and lovely moments in my life happened during my delivery of my lovely daughter and a son . When they were given to me by the doctor , minutes after surgery covered in a colourful pink towel for my daughter and a pleasant blue one for my son . I still remember my doctor  
saying ' Here is your lovely daughter ' and 'It's a beautiful boy baby ' . 

2. What are your positive and negative qualities ? Mention at least two.


I feel both my positive and negative quality is easy going with friends and relatives.


3. Who is your idol ? Why ?


I love to follow both my maternal and paternal grandparents . They are so generous , loving , caring and wish to maintain good relationships with everyone in the family .Especially , no personal verdicts or gossips within the family.


4. Given a chance to relive your life, what would you do ?


Wish to live as me , myself more loving and more caring like my grandparents.

5. LOVE, LUCK, MONEY... which one will you choose between the three ? Why ?


I personally feel love brings you everything in life including luck and money.

6. What is your favourite pass-time ?


I love creating crafts ....


7. Do you believe in being faithful to your partner/spouse, as much as you want him/her to be ?


I strongly believe that Being faithful to your hubby will be 100% fruitful.


8. What is SUCCESS ... according to you ?


A moment of Happiness you feel which may last from seconds to years together.


9. What according to you can make a woman happy ?


A loving and caring family with kids around.


10. 'Beauty is Skin Deep' - Yes or No ? - Say why ?


I strongly believe that our character reflects beauty.


11. What do you prefer wearing ? Comfy clothes (OR) Go with the trend even though you are uncomfortable.


I prefer wearing comfortable clothes .


I am tagging :


Jillu Charan
Esther
Sara
Gayathiri Anand
Aruljothi


Your tag questions : 


1) Introduce yourself .
2) What is your most memorable gift?
3) Share your favourite travel experience ?
4) How do you feel when things go wrong ? 
5) what is your postive and negative attitude about blogging?
6) Your most favourite cook , recipe?
7) Share your first cooking experience and first cooked food.
8) What is your hubby's first comment on your first cooked food ?
9) Share your views to be a happy home maker.
10) What inspired you to create a blog and mention about your blog ?
11) What is the impact of blogging in your life ?


Enjoy and have fun.

Monday, 16 April 2012

BUNNY BAND



We had a wonderful easter fun , my daughter coloured her bunny band .









THINGS REQUIRED :


 Card Paper
 Colours
Hair band
 Rubber band


 STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :


 1) Draw bunny ears outline in paper . Colour them and cut it out .
 2) Attach it to the hair band with rubber band .

Wednesday, 11 April 2012

BALLOON DUCK

Had a gala time making balloon toys with kids . This is again a enjoyable one .


STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED : 

 1) Blow a balloon . 

 2) Twist it to form a head . 

 3) Attach googly eyes. Stick mouth . Make it and enjoy playing with it.

 

Sunday, 8 April 2012

BALLOON BIRD

Spring holidays are up , we are in our friends place for over a week . With four kids around , rainy weather .....how to engage them?......remembering my childhood days of playing with balloon bird from balloonwala .....we made this bird ...... Kids really enjoyed making and playing with them.....Hope you will definetly  enjoy making it .....

MATERIALS REQUIRED ;

Balloon
Googly eyes
Colour papers

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :





1) Blow a balloon , twist it in one portion and tie a ribbon to form a head  .
2) Stick googly eyes.

3) Make origami paper fan and stick as its wings .Attach a beak .
Balloon bird is ready to play .


Linking it up with Shruti's Artsy -Craftsy Challenge -Google eyed.

Other crafts for the challenge :

Tomato cat

Paper duck mask

Pingu

Thursday, 5 April 2012

EASTER BUNNY BAG



INGREDIENTS :


Cardboard box - 1

Card paper

Chocolates

Animal stickers


STEPS TO FOLLOWED :


Attach bag handle with card paper . 
Make buuny ears and decorate it .
Stick stickers to the box .
Fill with chocolates .
Gift bag for easter is ready .



Wednesday, 4 April 2012

EASTER EGG CARD

My daughter made this easter card decorated with colourful buttons and a cute bow .







Tuesday, 3 April 2012

EASTER BUNNY AND CHICK



Easter is on its way . Let's start our easter crafts !!!!!! We planned to make bunny and chick . We got some googly eyes stickers , but couldn't get the googly eyes  .We waited for a week to get them , but my lil one cant wait . Here comes our lemony bunny and chick .


MATERIALS REQUIRED :


1) Lemons

2) Googly eyes

3) Button for nose

4) Threads for whiskers

5) Coloured magazines for mouth , beak .

6)  Cabbage leaf for bunny ears.

STEPS TO BE FOLLOWED :








Linking it up Shruthi 's Artsy Craftsy Challenge - Google eyed.




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