Cute Chibi Mickey by Cabot, age 9. (=

Cute (Chibi) Mickey Mouse Art by Cabot

Cabot(9) has been into drawing cute little chibi characters lately. Here’s the Urban Dictionary’s definition of Chibi (just in case you are “un-cool” like me, and didn’t know what it meant). (= chibi It is an adjective that means small and/or
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How to make the Perfect end-of-the-year (or anytime) Teacher Present! It’s small, cute (adorable, actually) and includes EVERY Child’s Favorite Thing about their school year. Each kid has a page with their photo, info and drawing. I have made this for my kids’ teachers the last 8 years and it’s always a big hit! (=

How To Make the Perfect Teacher Gift – “What I Like About School…” books made by the kids in class

For the past 8 years I have been creating the PERFECT end-of-the-year Teacher Gift with my kids’ classes. I know, I know… nothing is perfect you say…. But, this present is pretty close! The teachers really love it! And why wouldn’t they? It’s adorable, it takes up very little
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The boys started young with their inventions/contraptions... Flashback to a slide pulley thingy in progress. (=

Play is the highest form of research

The boys started young with their inventions/contraptions… Flashback to a slide-pulley-thingy in progress. (=
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Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins Recipe

Some of my old recipes had seen too many spills to continue, so I thought I’d try rewriting them “cutely.” Here’s my first attempt. These Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins are NUMMY, not to mention whole-grain and decently healthy. Feel free to print/use our
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Why clean the painting cupboard when you can just close the doors? (=

Why clean the painting cupboard when you can just close the doors? (=

I debated cleaning/organizing the painting cupboard today. Then I thought, Nah… I’ll just close the doors again. (=  
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Print Making 

Just finished a Printing Art Adventure with the third graders -they did a great job! I’ll post a “how-to” soon. (=
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A mess? Or a

A mess? Or a “Where’s Waldo” photo shoot set-up?

As I look back on this old picture I realize that Cabot wasn’t really making a mess in the living room while he played — he was actually setting the scene so I could do a “Where’s Waldo” inspired photoshoot. Quite impressive for one so young,
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A Mini Donut Shop by Cabot

Little felt donuts in little origami boxes. Cabot makes cute stuff. (=
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Possibly the Coolest School Project Ever!

I love the amazing school projects our teachers come up with! Cabot’s third grade teacher has kids creating businesses, learning about supply & demand, ROI, etc. The kids have to present business plans to the bank (the teacher) and see if they are eligible for business
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Cabot's Pokemon Monopoly Creation (=

Cabot’s Pokemon Monopoly Game

Cabot(9) created a Pokemon Monopoly game with his grandma. He did a really nice job too! (=
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