Sophie's Art, Writing and Photography

Lenita and the Strange Dinosaur, 5 Nov 2013 (7y10m)

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Sophie's book, 21 April 2012 (6y3m)

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Daddy is waiting for us. We are on time for school

I was playing with my playmobil. I was looking for Grandma.

Oh no said mommy. And the evil person almost ate me. Mommy! Mummy! I said.

And I had a nice sleep-over with Sirisha.

Sophie was asked to draw a picture of someone she loves, and she drew Grandma, March 2012 (6 years)

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Penguin, Jan 2012 (nearly 6 years)

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Essay about Amalia, 8 Oct 2011 (5y8m)

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Amalia. Worried. When her bosses go over the barrier (she) is worried. She can sniff around. Amalia can sniff under the car. Amalia can run very fast. Amalia can sniff me. Amalia can lie down. Amalia can sleep.

Fish, March 2011 (5 years)

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The rocks and ferns are a teacher template but the fish and other sea creatures are Sophie's.

Easter egg, March 2011 (5 years)

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Dolphin, 7 Mar 2011 (5 years)

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Thank you card for Teacher Mary, 1 Dec 2010 (4y9m)

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House, June 2010 (4y3m)

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Sophie's 4th book, "Pop", the 2nd scribed by Sophie, 10 May 2010 (4y3m)

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Jedi knights, May 2010 (4y3m)

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Christening card for Charlotte, showing Sophie as Yoda, 17 April 2010 (4 years)

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Lebo, Xander, Sophie and Finni playing under the big tree, Feb 2010 (4 years)

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Clown, Feb 2010 (4 years)

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Train, 28 Jan 2010 (4 years)

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A person, 1 Nov 2009 (3 and 3/4 years)

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It shows head, body, legs, arms, toes, fingers, 3 eyes with a pupil, 3 noses with nostrils, mouth with teeth, and hair. It did originally only have two eyes and one nose, but when Alexander was looking at it, he mistook the nose for a third eye and thought it was an alien, so Sophie added extra eyes and noses to make it an alien.

"Sophie" written by Sophie, 28 Oct 2009 (3 and 3/4 years)

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I did write the name for her to copy, but while she was writing it, Finni was eating the paper I wrote it on, so this is pretty much from memory.

People with teeth, 26 Oct 2009 (3 and 3/4 years)

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Sophie has signed the picture in the top with her name, spelt "SoHe".

Jesus on the cross, 26 Oct 2009 (3 and 3/4 years)

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This shows Jesus on the cross, and Judas in the centre of the picture, as well as other disciples.

Photo of zebra in Pilanesberg, 23 Oct 2009 (3 and 3/4 years)

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Autumn leaves inspired by photo taken by Daddy, 13 Oct 2009 (3 and a half years)

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Butterfly, 18 Sept 2009 (3 and a half years)

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Sky, sun and two people on bicycles, 20 May 2009 (3 years)

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Rainbow, yellow tree and Munching Mike munching something, 20 May 2009 (3 years)

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Little Einsteins with Rocket Ship, 20 May 2009 (3 years)

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Writing: A, S on its side, M and M, 7 April 2009 (3 years)

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People, 25 Jan 2009 (3 years)

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Showing head with forehead, eyes, nose and mouth, and legs and arms.

Picture for Grandad, 21 Mar 2008 (2 years)

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Bottom is "Little little quick quick" (a violin rhythm), middle is "4 big giants" (another rhythm) and the top is an aeroplane.

Moon, Mummy and Me, 27 Jan 2008 (2 years)

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I asked Sophie to draw a picture of herself, and this is what she drew. The black line(s) are "noon", the blue "Mummy" and green "me".

First named picture (red blob is "pider"), 25 Jan 2008 (2 years)

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Indian headdress, 18 Jan 2008 (23 months)

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Coasters for Daddy's Christmas present, Nov 2007 (22 months)

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Printing (22 months)

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Colours, Sept 2007 (19 months)

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Blobs, 24 Mar 2007 (15 months)

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Sophie enjoyed the control she had over me painting this at the nursery school. She was using sponges to make round imprints, and I had to pass her each sponge. She loved being able to decide what colour (of 6) she wanted, and what size sponge (small or large), all by a nod/shake head routine. She also decided how many of each colour to do, just one of orange and green initially, and lots of yellow ones. She liked seeing what happened when the colours overlapped, but unfortunately I did have to discourage her with that. Often the planned art activities at the nursery school are quite prescriptive, so I was quite happy that she gave insistent head-shakes to the idea of drawing legs and sticking eyes on her blobs to turn them into spiders.

8 Mar 2007 (13 months)

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First drawing, 23 Dec 2006 (11 months)

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Sophie's webpage 006 (11 months)
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