geometrymas two: glue-free garland

I fell for this tutorial for geometric, glue-free garlands, and knew it would be a perfect project for Béla — things like this are his specialty. But, he’s also very good at making a tutorial himself. 🙂 The first few times he worked on cutting the modular pieces, he made himself a bit of a…

geometrymas one — new holiday lights

Black Friday is my favorite day of the year. Really, everything from having the food put away after Thanksgiving dinner (so it can be gotten out again shortly) and the rest of Thanksgiving weekend are my favorite days of the year, hands down. We head out on Black Friday and go to Macy’s, to see…

geodes and chain reactions

Both kids got a gift today — somewhat ironically, for their excellent (and final, we assume) report cards . They each picked out a gift at the Scholastic book fair held in the school — Claudia choosing a geode kit, and Béla a LEGO “Chain Reactions” set, which creates some pretty cool dynamic little LEGO…