Tuesday, 12 December 2017

On the tenth day of Christmas...

my true love gave to me, ten lords a leaping,

10 lords a leaping

nine ladies dancing,


 eight maids a milking,

8 maids a milking

seven swans a swimming,

7 swans a swimming

six geese a laying,

6 geese a laying

FIVE GO-OLD RINGS...


four calling birds,


three French hens,


two turtle doves,


and a partridge in a pear tree



Sunday, 10 December 2017

On the ninth day of Christmas...

my true love gave to me, nine ladies dancing,


 eight maids a milking,

8 maids a milking

seven swans a swimming,

7 swans a swimming

six geese a laying,

6 geese a laying

FIVE GO-OLD RINGS...


four calling birds,


three French hens,


two turtle doves,


and a partridge in a pear tree


Not sure the video works so well on the blog, which is a shame :(

Friday, 8 December 2017

On the eighth day of Christmas...

my true love gave to me, eight maids a milking,

8 maids a milking

seven swans a swimming,

7 swans a swimming

six geese a laying,

6 geese a laying

FIVE GO-OLD RINGS...


four calling birds,


three French hens,


two turtle doves,


and a partridge in a pear tree


The maids are based on the Princess Leia Star Wars project... Who'd have thought?


On the seventh day of Christmas...

my true love gave to me, seven swans a swimming,

7 swans a swimming

six geese a laying,

6 geese a laying

FIVE GO-OLD RINGS...


four calling birds,


three French hens,


two turtle doves,


and a partridge in a pear tree


(The swans are based on the ducks/geese in 'Make Your Own Zoo'. One egg carton is enough for about four swans, which is pretty good.
 But the challenge is getting harder now.. )


Wednesday, 6 December 2017

On the sixth day of Christmas...

my true love gave to me, six geese a laying,

6 geese a laying

FIVE GO-OLD RINGS...


four calling birds,


three French hens,


two turtle doves,


and a partridge in a pear tree


(Instructions for the geese and nests can be found in 'Make Your Own Farm Animals'. Though to be fair, they're ducks in the book... think they pass as geese? All the projects are easy enough to adapt, which is handy!


Tuesday, 5 December 2017

On the fifth day of Christmas...

my true love gave to me,
FIVE GO-OLD RINGS..

5 gold rings

four calling birds,

4 calling birds

three French hens,


two turtle doves,

2 turtle doves

and a partridge in a pear tree.




Monday, 4 December 2017