Sunday, 30 March 2014

Fail: Opening packaging with a can opener life hack

Tip: use a can opener to open a frustrating clamshell package.

I've seen this on LOTS of pins labelled things like "10 hacks that will change your life",  I can only say I have tried it with two different can openers on different packaging and it definitely did not work for me at all.  In fact in one case it left a still nicely sealed but now supersharp edge which promptly sliced my finger when I resorted to the scissors...

free online reads of childrens books

This pin lead to a site called readyteacher.  Having three children we need a wide range of reading books over a wide age range so any online reading that my youngest child can access when I am otherwise engaged is great, and free well it had to be one to try.  Unfortunately although the pin linked to the readyteacher page this was a review for a site called Storyline Online, and had no link forward to that site.  Frustrating it may be but Google came to the rescue so for free books online the real pin should link here.

free read alouds of childrens books
The book we checked out was I need my monster.  Beautifully read but if you would like to see the text as well you will be disappointed.

Friday, 21 March 2014

How to make an eight page mini book from a single sheet of paper.

Cheap and works perfectly. What more could you ask!
Here is the original pin.
This is my video to prove it works.