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  1. We use watercolour pencils and then wetbrushes. Keep in mind that all of these things start to get heavy and you have to haul it all around. Sometimes keeping it simple is best. We have a bag packed with all the things, but I often put it in the car and then only select a few things once we reach our destination. Hand loupes/magnifying glasses are a must. And my phone with camera. Everything else is optional and depends on how far we have to haul everything.
  2. What about online post-secondary courses? He could try courses in various fields to assess his interest. If he finds something he likes he could pursue a degree.
  3. How about an adventure? For dh’s birthday I got him a day at a local zipline place. In the past I have given him a rock climbing lesson at a climbing gym. Season’s pass to a local place he would enjoy? Tickets to a show? Concert, play, etc.
  4. We make the Martha Stewart marshmallows with a few modifications (you may be able to make them as is): https://www.marthastewart.com/333974/homemade-marshmallows We substitute Lyle’s Golden Syrup instead of corn syrup. I’m pretty sure I made them with rice syrup years ago and that was fine as well. We also substitute natural cane sugar instead of granulated sugar. They turn out light beige instead of white and taste carmelly. Everyone loves them. :) This week I am making a chocolate treat where I melt chocolate chips, add raisins, dried cranberries, and a little bit of a crunchy ce
  5. I let the kids make cloud dough today. It ended with cornstarch all over the room and a trail of footprints leading out of it. Vacuuming the floor and furniture, washing most surfaces in the room, and showers for the kids... finally my room is back to the stage of legos on the floor and play food out of the bin. Which in comparison is very tidy. So... just know that it could be a whole lot worse!
  6. wikki stixx magnetic drawing board (boogie board) art supplies (you can get a portable little suitcase with a variety of pencils, chalk, crayons, pages to colour, etc. or assemble one yourself)
  7. I recently created a spreadsheet of our games so I could sort by subject and keep track of when they are played. Lately ds9’s favourites have included the Cardline and Timeline games, Blokus, Quoridor, King of Tokyo, Knockout, Mythmatical Battles, Botswana, Telestrations, and 10 Days in Europe. 10 Days in Africa 10 Days in Europe 10 Days in the USA 12 Days of Christmas 24 Game Factors/Multiples 6 nimmt! 7 ate 9 ABSeas Alhambra All Creatures Big and Small Alphabet Go Fish Amun-Re Animal Rummy Animal upon Animal Apples to Apples Junior Apples to Apples Party Box Arena Roma
  8. My 4yo came up to me with his glass of water a couple days ago and said, "I would like a little solid in my liquid please." I was so surprised I just stood there until he said, "Ice, Mum. I would like ice." (and looked at me like I was clueless!)
  9. :grouphug: :grouphug: :grouphug: I am so very sorry. Words don't seem enough. My thoughts are with you and your family.
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  11. :grouphug: Hoping for the best outcome from the tests so your ds can start to get better soon.
  12. :grouphug: Thnking often of you, your ds, and your family.
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