Living Arrows 38/53 {2018}

‘You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

I am not use to my weekend only being two days, I am so use to my day off on a Friday now I really struggle when I don’t get it. However we have had a quietish weekend getting stuff straight at home. I would like to say I caught up but I am not sure I have.

Although I did have to work on Friday I had Monday off instead. I was intending on spending some time doing some blog work. Although painfully aware I won’t get these days back with the boys I decided we would go to Chessington World of Adventures instead. Kipper really loves the Gruffalo ride which I think we went on five times. As it was quiet we managed to stay on a couple of the times too. This photo was taken on the ride.

We spent a fair amount of the weekend finishing off Monkey’s Summer project. He had to make a 3D model of something in space and write a story to go along with it. When we were in the Algarve we managed to catch sight of the blood moon from the terrace. This obviously stuck with Monkey as this is what he chose. As well as some star constellations. So we made a half mon and stuck it to a canvas before making the constellations with fairy lights. He also wanted to add a Union Jack flag which we have done. Hes pretty proud of it. Unfortunately this isn’t the best photo as the glue was still setting so he couldn’t pick it up. But it gives you an idea.

Hope you all have great weeks.

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12 Comments

  1. Margaret Gallagher
    September 17, 2018 / 8:43 am

    That’s some project – looks magnificent

  2. paula cheadle
    September 17, 2018 / 10:13 am

    I love your constellation is fantastic

  3. Samantha O'D
    September 17, 2018 / 4:17 pm

    Great project, i always dread my kids coming home with this kind of homework.

  4. Rebecca Whatmore
    September 17, 2018 / 6:56 pm

    Space project sounded like fun. Hope he is enjoying school!

  5. Andrea F
    September 17, 2018 / 7:37 pm

    Hope you got more than an evening’s notice for that!

  6. September 17, 2018 / 9:14 pm

    I literally dread the day I have to help produce a project like this, I take my hat off it’s marvellous x

  7. September 17, 2018 / 9:21 pm

    That is one heck of a model – what a fantastic use of LED lights!

  8. Susan B
    September 20, 2018 / 10:20 am

    MonWow! Monkey’s project looks sensational. Well done!
    I hope he is getting lots of likes for his snowmen. I do not have a FB account to help but wish him lots of luck.

  9. September 21, 2018 / 11:02 am

    Woah that summer project looks amazing but I’m quite glad the children don’t get projects through the holidays! x

  10. September 22, 2018 / 7:46 pm

    Wow that’s an amazing project! We don’t get projects over the holidays and I’m kind of pleased. I love that photo of you and Kipper x

  11. September 22, 2018 / 9:03 pm

    Wow! That project looks amazing – I’m quite glad we’ve not entered into the years of summer projects yet though 🙂 #LivingArrows

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